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Economic analysis of environmental policy instruments in developing and developed countries including their institutional framework and the preceding policy process, as well as the analysis of strategies and policies to preserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, in particular with the support of ecological-economic models.
Prize winner of the UFZ-Research Prize (togther with Karin Johst and Martin Drechsler) for the development of ecological-economic models for biodiversity conservation
Professor of Environmental Economics at the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus
Spring term 2011
Visiting scientist at the Centre for Environmental and Climate Research at Lund University
2009 - 2010
Professor of Land Economics at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University Greifswald
2007 - 2009
Visiting Professor of Environmental Economics at the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus
1997 - 2009
Senior Researcher at the Department of Economics at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ (since 2009 visiting researcher at the Department of Economics)
PhD. in economics at the Free University of Berlin, topic of thesis: "Economic concepts dealing with environmental uncertainty"
1996 - 1997
Researcher at the "Öko-Institut e.V." in a project on "Ecological and economic analyses of environmental taxes in North Rhine-Westphalia"
1992 - 1996
Lecturer at the Institute for Economic Policy and Economic History at the Free University of Berlin and researcher in the EU-funded project "Environment, Regulation, Innovation and Competition" at the Institute for Industrial Economics, Technical University of Berlin
1989 - 1990
Studies of economic history and social policy at the London School of Economics
1986 - 1992
Studies of economics and pedagogy at the Free University of Berlin, Masters in Economics (Diplom-Volkswirt)
- Member in Editorial Board of the Journal "Environmental Policy and Governance"
- Member of the Scientific Committee for Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat für Biodiveristät und Genetische Ressourcen) at the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture