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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. (2019) How the regime hampered a transition to renewable electricity in Hungary. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, accepted (available online).
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.