Prof. Dr. Carsten Herrmann-Pillath

Carsten Herrmann-Pillath is Professor and Permanent Fellow at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt. His transdisciplinary research covers economic philosophy, evolutionary, ecological and institutional economics, and Chinese studies. In 2023, the summa of his work was published (co-authored with Christian Hederer): ‘A New Principles of Economics. The Science of Markets’ (Routledge). At the Collaborative Research Centre he leads the sub-project on “Hybrid ownership structures in state capitalism: Ownership-based society, socio-economic differentiation and Governmentality analysed through the example of Shenzhen, China.”  He is also a principal researcher at the COEVOLVERS project, funded through the EU’s Horizon Europe programme for research and innovation.


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