David Löw Beer works as a research associate in the projects "Social structural change and responsive policy advice in Lusatia" and "Futurisation of Politics". He researches how economic processes and structures should be designed to enable long-term and sustainable decisions and how more public and private investments can be targeted towards social-ecological transformation, looking e.g. at sustainability criteria for pension funds, financial education for sustainable development or the design of a transformative sovereign wealth fund. He completed his PhD at the universities of Koblenz-Landau, Germany and the University of Vermont, Burlington. David Löw Beer´s PhD focused on teacher education in economics from the perspective of ecological and environmental economics. He has studied international economics and political science in Tubingen, Germany and Niteroi, Brazil. David Löw Beer worked in a comprehensive school for two years. He has taught and developed teaching materials on numerous aspects of political science and economics.