Members:
Mark Hammer

Born 21.4.1974 in Vienna.

Curriculum vitae

Work experience

Since 2000
Researcher at the Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI), Vienna. Coordinator of the research areas “sustainable production” and “regional development”.

08-10/2005
Guest researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in York, UK. Working in the project „Ecological Budget UK and REAP“ by setting up a data base for Regional Material Flows for the UK to be used by the software REAP (Resource and Energy Analysis Programme). www.regionalsustainability.org

05/2005
Lecturer at the EOI – Escuela de Negocios, Madrid, in the post-grade programme on sustainable development. Topic: Sustainability in productive sectors.

1996-2000
Part-time student jobs in tourism, waste management and opinion research.

1992-1996
Freelancer at the environmental NGO GLOBAL 2000 in Vienna.


Education and training

1997-2002
Interdisciplinary studies in human ecology and environmental economics at the University of Vienna, the University of Economics and the University of Agriculture. Master thesis “Material Flow Analysis of the Hungarian Economy” at the Institute of Anthropology at the University of Vienna and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Austrian Universities, (IFF, Vienna).

2001
Participant of the Young Scientists Summer Programme (YSSP) at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria. Working in the project area of land use change (LUC).

1993-1997
Studies in ecology at the University of Vienna.

1988-1993
Technical college for ceramic and glass engineering at the TGM, Vienna.


Research Interest
Sustainable production, regional development, international development, sustainability indicators


Memberships & Affiliations
Member of the International and European Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE, ESEE).


Project experience

NEDS: Nachhaltige Entwicklung zwischen Durchsatz und Symbolik (Sustainable development between throughput and symbolism (since 2002).
Analysing sustainability discourses, networks, structures (landuse) and material consumption for the metropolitan regions of Hamburg, Vienna and Leipzig. Funded with by the German Ministry for Education and Research. Project coordination: University of Hamburg.
Contribution to the project: Project coordinator at SERI, accounting material flow analyses in all three regions.
www.seri.at/neds. www.neds-projekt.de.

MOSUS: Modelling Opportunities and Limits for Restructuring Europe towards Sustainability (since 2003).
Integrating material flows into an economic world trade model and developing policy scenarios for dematerialisation targets. Developing and applying an integrated ecological-economic simulation model in order to quantify the interrelations between socio-economic driving forces and the state of the environment. Funded by the European Union. Project coordinator: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).
Contribution to the project: Collecting MFA data and literature, contributing to scenario formulation.
www.mosus.net

PSS Landmarks, Best Practice Examples of Product Service Systems (2004-2005).
Strengthening the market for sustainable Product-Service-Systems (PSS) by clearly identifying success factors and hindrances. Restraining factors and basic conditions are worked out on the basis of best-practice examples. Funded by the Austrian ministry for transport, innovation and technology. Project coordinator: SERI.
Contribution to the project: Project coordinator. Collecting and analysing best practise examples, developing and applying a tool for sustainability evaluation of PSS.
www.serviceinnovation.at

MIPS questionnaire, Environmental self-assessment of consumptive behaviour (2002).
Developing a questionnaire for the self-assessment of the consumptive behaviour especially for the younger generation. On the basis of the Material Flow Analysis a questionnaire was created so the interested public can self assess there material requirement in the consumption clusters food, construction/housing, transport and lifestyle. Funded by the Forum Umweltbildung (Forum Environmental Education). Project coordinator: SERI.
Contribution to the project: Collecting MIPS data, design of the questionnaire.
www.seri.at/questionnaire

MEPPS: Product Service Systems Methodology (2002-2004)
Developing a handbook and methodology for the industry to develop Product-Service-System innovations. Funded by the European Union. Project Coordinator: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC).
Contribution to the project: Scientific peer review. www.seri.at/mepss


Publications

Döppe, Tobias; Stefan Giljum, Mark Hammer, Friedrich Hinterberger, Fred Luks, Doris Schnepf, Joachim Spangenberg (2002). Freier Handel, nachhaltiger Handel – ein Widerspruch? Hintergrundpapier für die Debatte um Handel und nachhaltige Entwicklung nach Johannesburg. A study of the Sustainable Europe Research Institute on behalf of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. World Summit Papers No.21. Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin. (Free Trade, Sustainable Trade – a Contradiction?).
www.boell.de/de/04_thema/1760.html

Hammer, Mark; Barbara Hammerl, Friedrich Hinterberger, Christine Jasch, Ingrid Kaltenegger, Rainer Pamminger (forthcoming). Produkte und Dienstleistungen von morgen. Nachhaltige Innovationen für Firmen und KonsumentInnen.

Hammer, Mark; Giljum, Stefan; Bargigli, Silvia; Hinterberger, Friedrich (2003). Material Flow Analysis on the Regional Level: Questions, Problems, Solutions. NEDS Working Paper 2, 04/2003.
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Hammer, Mark (2003). Material Flow Analysis of the Hungarian Economy. Master thesis at the Institute of Anthropology at the University of Vienna and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Austrian Universities, (IFF, Vienna). Vienna.
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Hammer, Mark; Hubacek, Klaus (2002). Material Flows and Economic Development – Material Flow Analysis of the Hungarian Economy. Interim Report IR-02-057. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). Laxenburg, Austria.
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Hinterberger, Friedrich; Stefan Giljum, Mark Hammer (2003). Material Flow Accounting and Analysis (MFA). Encyclopaedia of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE).
http://ecoeco.org/publica/encyc.htm
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Hinterberger, Friedrich; Mark Hammer, Fred Luks, Ines Omann, Marcus Stewen, Andrea Stocker, Harald Hutterer, Alfred Strigl and Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek (2004). Eco-Efficient Innovation. State of the Art and Policy Recommendations. Paper for the Informal Environment Council on the 16th to 18th of July 2004 in Maastricht.
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Luks, Fred; Hammer, Mark (2003). Material Flow Analysis, Discourse Analysis and the Rhetorics of (Ecological) Economics. NEDS Working Paper 1, 03/2003.
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last update 29-Sep-2005