Dr. David Löw Beer

Dr. David Löw Beer

Scientific Project Leader

David Löw Beer is heading the project "Social Change and responsive policy advice" together with Johannes Staemmler. The goal of the project is to develop and apply democratic means in the social and economic transformation that is accelerated by the end of coal mining.

He studied international economics and political science in Tubingen, Germany and Niteroi, Brazil. Then, David Löw Beer worked in a comprehensive school for two years. He received his PhD in 2015 from the University of Koblenz-Landau after being a Visiting Scholar at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont. His PhD focused on teacher education in economics from the perspective of ecological and environmental economics.

David Löw Beer's research focuses on youth participation, financing transformation, economic and political education and education for sustainable development. His scientific interest lies especially in the integration of educational science with other findings of sustainability research. He accompanies youth participation processes in municipalities and schools in Lusatia. He is also chairman of the Fair Rubber association, gives seminars in economic and political education and acts as a reviewer for various journals.