April 26, FRIEDRICH SCHNEIDER, "Environmental Policies in Representative Democracies: What are the Obstacles?"

The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota is pleased to present the next event of the Spring 2016 season:

Tuesday, April 26
4:00 PM


Economics, University of Linz, Austria

With the ratification of the Kyoto protocol and the adoption of the European Emission Trading Scheme, the EU showed a willingness to commit to environmentally friendly policies. Today, the success of these commitments is questionable. What do EU voters want, and why? In this talk, Professor Schneider will identify which individual characteristics form environmental policy attitudes and provide valuable insights into how to establish a more workable environmental policy.

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