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TranSust: The Policy Scenarios of Converting to Sustainable Economic Structures

Modelling the influences of introducing sustainable development policies on the economy of selected European countries.

The project aims to define different development scenarios (national policies, programmes etc.) and their significance for the European Strategy for Sustainable Development.
As a first step models and research methods were improved in accordance with Extended Impact Assessment principles. It was necessary to communicate with all the key partners at national levels. Performing of an analysis of the present and future development of policies and trends in the field of sustainable development was the next important step, which was followed by creation of a hypothesis sensitivity model.
Finally, recommendations for policy-making were formulated.

Funding Agency: 6th Frame Program (the EU)
Duration: 2006 – 2009
Contact Person: Jiřina Jílková (jirina.jilkova@ujep.cz)
Researchers: Jiřina Jílková, Sabina Hliněnská, Jiří Louda
In Cooperation with: Oesterreichisches Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, Zentrum fuer Europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH, Société de Mathématiques, Appliquées et de Sciences Humaines, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Institute for World Economics, Lodz Institute for Forecasting and Economic Analyses, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Universitaet Hamburg
Web-site: Project TranSust website