Former Team Members

Dr. Ines Dombrowsky

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Working Group Social-science Water Research
Working Group Governance & Institutions

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Dr. Ines Dombrowsky

Areas of Expertise & Research

New institutional economics, environmental economics, ecological economics, river basin management institutions, management of transboundary rivers (Elbe, Jordan, Nile, Rhine Rivers), Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

Curriculum Vitae

2009 - 2010

Speaker of the Helmholtz Research Cluster: Water Governance, Management Options and Implementation

2005 - 2010

UFZ: Research fellow


Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle: PhD in Economics (Dr. rel. pol.)

2001 - 2005

UFZ: Doctoral position


Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC: Studies at the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

1997 - 2001

The World Bank, Washington DC: Assignment as Water Resources Management Specialist, work on the "Nile Basin Initiative"

1995 - 1997

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Eschborn: Member of the project management team for the "Middle East Regional Study on Water Supply and Demand Development"

1988 - 1995

Technical University of Berlin: Studies in environmental engineering and philosophy (Degree: Dipl. Ing., Master of Science equivalent); 1992-1995: Student instructor for the course: Nature and Society

Current Projects

International Water Research Alliance Saxony (IWAS): Management of Water Resources in Hydrologically Sensitive Regions (BMBF, since 07/2008)

Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management in Urban Growth Centres Coping with Climate Change − Concepts for Lima Metropolitana (Perú) (LiWa) (BMBF, since 07/2008)

SMART II: Integrated Water Resources Management in the Lower Jordan Rift Valley − Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies II (BMBF, ab 03/2010)


since 2000

International Water Resources Association

since 2003

International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE)