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Peter Lindner

Short Vita
Peter studied Human Geography, Economics and Sociology in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Munich, Moscow and at Yale University. He is Professor of Economic Geography at the Faculty of Geosciences and Geography of Goethe University Frankfurt, with a focus on globalization and transformation studies. He is also a principal investigator at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow. Lindner’s research interests include the long-term consequences of privatization in centrally-planned economies; the marketization of art and (sub)cultures triggered by the creative industries debate and its respective urban policies; the expansion of global value chains along West Africa’s frontier regions of marketization; and the (self-)governance of everyday behaviour using sensor-software technologies and ‘smart’ choice architecture (nudging).

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