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COMPLEX TIME: Adaptation, Aging, & Arrow of Time

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Florian Dost
Lancaster Univ. Management School
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Born in Berlin, Florian trained as an engineer, interested in reducing biofuels cost. He then monitored word-of-mouth campaigns as data scientist in the Marketing industry. Back in academia, he focuses on Marketing embedded in dynamic systems, from investigating how growing e-commerce affects energy consumtion of an economy, to how consumers life courses evolve post retirement, now that they life more than a decade longer. Florian now works in Lancaster, UK, where he lives with his family.

Involvement in the Complex Time Research Theme


This user is listed as a student for the following meetings:

  1. Population and the Environment: Analytical Demography and Applied Population Ethics