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Interdisciplinary approaches in sustainability science. Energy issues. Post-growth economics.
From 2015: The political economy of energy transitions.
A TEDx talk on my recent research is available here.
Antal, M., Mattioli, G., Rattle, I. (2020) Let's focus more on negative trends: A comment on the transitions research agenda. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 34, 359-362.
Antal, M. (2020) A “parasite market”: A competitive market of energy price comparison websites reduces consumer welfare, Energy Policy, 138, 111228.
Antal, M. (2019) How the regime hampered a transition to renewable electricity in Hungary. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 33, 162-182.
Antal, M., Karhunmaa, K. (2018) The German energy transition in the British, Finnish and Hungarian news media. Nature Energy, 3, 994-1001.
Antal, M. (2018) Post-growth strategies can be more feasible than techno-fixes: Focus on working time. The Anthropocene Review, 1-7.
Drews, S., Antal, M., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2018) Challenges in assessing public opinion on economic growth versus environment: Considering European and US data. Ecological Economics, 146, 265-278.
Cherp, A., Vinichenko, V., Jewell, J., Suzuki, M., Antal, M. (2017) Comparing electricity transitions: a historical analysis of nuclear, wind and solar power in Germany and Japan. Energy Policy, 101, 612-628.
Drews, S., Antal, M. (2016) Degrowth: A "missile word" that backfires?, Ecological Economics, 126, 182-187.
Gazheli, A., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M., Antal, M. (2016) How realistic is green growth? Sectoral-level carbon intensity versus productivity, Journal of Cleaner Production, 129, 449-467.
Antal, M., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2016) Green growth and climate change: conceptual and empirical considerations, Climate Policy, 16(2), 165-177.
Gazheli, A., Antal, M., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2015) The behavioral basis of policies fostering long-run transitions: Stakeholders, limited rationality and social context, Futures, 69, 14-30.
Antal, M., Drews, S. (2015) Nature as relationship partner: An old frame revisited, Environmental Education Research, 21(7), 1056-1078.
Antal, M. (2014) Green goals and full employment: Are they compatible?, Ecological Economics, 107, 276-286.
Antal, M., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2014) Re-spending rebound: A macro-level assessment of OECD countries and emerging economies, Energy Policy, 68, 585-590.
Antal, M., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2013) Macroeconomics, financial crisis and the environment: Strategies for a sustainability transition, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 6, 47–66.
Antal, M. (2013) The “Greenest Department Competition”: An exemplary student-led project, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 4(3), 366-383.
Antal, M., Mikecz D. (2013) Answer or publish – An online tool to bring down the barriers to participation in modern democracies, International Journal of Public Policy, 9(1-2), 131-141.
Antal, M., Hukkinen J. (2010) The art of the cognitive war to save the planet, Ecological Economics, 69(5), 937-943.
Antal, M. (2010) Applications for official support – an innovative way to promote grassroots initiatives, The Innovation Journal, 15(2), article 6.
Antal M. (2010) Policy measures to address bird interactions with power lines – A comparative case study of four countries, Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology, 81(3), 217-223.
Antal, M., Balogh, L. (2009) Modeling belief systems with scale-free networks, Neural Networks, 22(10), 1359-1371.
Antal, M., Böde, Cs., Csermely P. (2009) Perturbation waves in proteins and protein networks: Applications of percolation and game theories in signaling and drug design, Current Protein and Peptide Science, 10(2), 161-172.
Antal, M., Makai M. (2009) Equispectrality and transplantation, Oriental Journal of Mathematics, 1(2), 73-100.
Makai, M., Antal, M. (2009) Applications of finite groups to iterative problems in reactor physics, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 59, 1237-57.
Makai, M., Antal M. (2008) Exact code scaling, International Journal of Multiphysics, 2(3), 279-90.
Antal, M., Filipcsei, G., Zrínyi M. (2007) Direct observation of Quincke rotation of disk shaped polymer composites in a uniform DC electric field, Composites Science and Technology, 67, 2884-5.
Work & Education
2017- Political economy of electricity system transitions: University of Leeds.
2015-2017: Political economy of electricity system transitions: ELTE, Hungary.
2014: Research on complexity and environmental policy, Institute for Social and European Studies, Kőszeg, Hungary.
2012-2014: Post-doc: macroeconomics and sustainability, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.
2011-2012: Energy modeling, CEU 3CSEP, Hungary.
2007-2011: PhD, economics and management, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Environmental Economics, Hungary.
2002-2007: MSc, engineering-physics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics.