Simon Werner

Research Interests

  • Water resource management, food-water-energy nexus
  • Ecological and resource economics, sustainable development
  • Applied quantitative methods, Agent-Based modeling (ABM)

Curriculum Vitae

seit 02/2023

PhD student in the Department of Economics at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

2020 − 2022

Research Assistant at the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at the Fraunhofer Institute for Innovation and Systems Research (ISI) (Karlsruhe, remote)

2019 − 2022

M.Sc. Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy at the Vienna University of Business and Economics WU (Vienna, Austria)


Intern in the Research & Innovation Policy department at Prognos AG (Berlin, Germany)


Intern at the German Association of Local Public Utilities, EU (Brussels)


Student assistant at the University of Bayreuth


Intern at the ifo Center for Industrial Economics and New Technologies at the ifo Institute (Munich)

2016 − 2017

Stays abroad at of the Philosophy Department Erasmus University Rotterdam (Rotterdam), and the Department of Business Administration at Ajou University (Suwon, Korea Rep.)

2014 − 2019

B.A. Philosophy & Economics at the Universität Bayreuth (Bayreuth)


Jan Frederick George, Simon Werner, Sabine Preuß, Jenny Winkler, Anne Held, Mario Ragwitz: The landlord-tenant dilemma: Distributional effects of carbon prices, redistribution and building modernisation policies in the German heating transition, Applied Energy, Volume 339, 2023, 120783, ISSN 0306-2619