Dr. Marc Frick
Dr. Marc FrickEnvironmental and Climate Economics
Marc Frick has been the academic assistant to the head of ZEW’s Research Unit “Environmental and Climate Economics” since October 2019. There, he is responsible for the development of a strategy for science communication and different formats of knowledge transfer. He studied philosophy and economics at Heidelberg University with a focus on the history of economic thought and political philosophy. His dissertation at the Chair of Modern Political Theory at Heidelberg University dealt with the position of prosocial gift practices vis-à-vis the ordering principles of market and state in modern societies. In particular, he examined the role of generosity, altruism, and solidarity for social cohesion. His research focuses on the study of the conditions of social stability and social cohesion as well as the analysis of socio-ecological transformation processes.
Doctoral degree/PhD (10.2020),Doctoral degree/habilitation
University of Heidelberg, Germany,
Thesis title: The Gift as a third principle between the Market and the State?