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Dr. Joachim Markard

Dr. Joachim Markard

Dr. Joachim Markard

ZHAW School of Engineering
Team Sustainable Energy Systems
Technoparkstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 40 35

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Researcher

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Sustainability Transitions, Innovation Systems, Technology, Policy, Organizations and Industries

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Selected publications

Rosenbloom, D., Markard, J., Geels, F.W., Fuenfschilling, L. (2020): Why carbon pricing is not sufficient to mitigate climate change — and how “sustainability transition policy” can help Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 8664-​8668.

Markard, J.; Rosenbloom, D. (2020): “Political conflict and climate policy: The European Emissions Trading System as a Trojan Horse for the low-​carbon transition?” Climate Policy, in press.

Rosenbloom, D.; Markard, J. (2020): “A COVID-​19 recovery strategy for climate” Science, Editorial, 364(6490), 477,

Markard, J.; Bento, N.; Kittner, N.; Nuñez-​Jimenez, A. (2020): “Destined for decline? Critically examining nuclear energy with a technological innovation systems perspective.” Energy Research and Social Science, 67, 101512.

Isoaho, K.; Markard, J. (2020): The politics of technology decline: Coal phase-​out discourse and policy change in the UK. Review of Policy Research, 37(3), 342-​368.

Markard, J. (2020): “The life cycle of technological innovation systems.” Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 153, 119407. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.045

Andersen, A.D.; Markard, J. (2020): "Multi-​technology interaction in socio-​technical transitions: How recent dynamics in HVDC technology can inform transition theories." Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 151.

Markard J. (2018): "The next phase of the energy transition and its implications for research and policy." Nature Energy, 3(8), 628-​633.

Markard, J.; Suter, M.; Ingold, K. (2016): "Socio-​technical transitions and policy change – Advocacy coalitions in Swiss energy policy." Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 18, 215-​237.