Claudius Gräbner-Radkowitsch studied economics, social sciences and law at the University of Erfurt and holds a PhD in economics from the University of Bremen. He currently serves as a junior professor for pluralist economics at the Europa-University Flensburg (Germany) and research associate at the Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). He is also a research fellow of the ZOE institute for future-fit economies in Cologne (Germany). In his empirical research he studies comparative development patterns in Europe, the determinants of technological change and the implications for facilitating socio-ecological transitions, as well as the socio-economic implications of economic openness and competition. His theoretical work is concerned with the application of agent-based models to the topic of technological change and development, as well as the philosophy of the social sciences. He is leading two projects funded by the Austrian National Bank and the Austrian Science Fund on the determinants and implications of competition and competitiveness, and is coordinator of the Research Area “Knowledge, Networks and Regions” of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy.