Felix John
Felix John

Junior Research Group POLISES
Department of Ecological Modelling (OESA)

Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15
Building 1.0, Room 201
04318 Leipzig - Germany

phone: +49 341 235 1705
fax: +49 341 235 451705
e-mail: felix.john@ufz.de

Research Interests

  • agent-based modelling, esp. of complex social-ecological systems
  • human decision-making in complex situations and its modelling
  • linking behavioral experiments and agent-based models
  • index-based drought insurance for smallholders
  • interdependencies and feedbacks between social and ecological systems as well as their sustainable management

Academic background

01/2015 - 03/2018 Research Associate at the Department of Ecological Modelling, UFZ
05/2013 - 11/2014 Research Associate in the Sustainability Economics Group, Leuphana University Lüneburg
10/2010 - 04/2013 M.A. Sustainable Economics and Management, University of Kassel
03/2011 - 03/2013 Research Assistant in the Economic Policy Group, University of Kassel
01/2010 - 09/2010 Intern and Student Assistant, ifo Institute for Economic Research, Dresden
10/2007 - 09/2010 B.A. International Relations, University of Technology Dresden and Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina


Groeneveld, J.; Mueller, B.; Buchmann, C. M.; Dressler, G.; Guo, C.; Hase, N.; Hoffmann, F.; John, F.; Klassert, C.; Lauf, T.; Liebelt, V.; Nolzen, H.; Pannicke, N.; Schulze, J.; Weise, H.; Schwarz, N. (2017): Theoretical foundations of human decision-making in agent-based land use models - A review, Environmental Modelling & Software 87, 39-48.
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John, Felix (2014): Same same, but different. Der Nachbau eines agentenbasierten Fischereimodells mit NetLogo, Series Social Science Simulations, vol. 11, Marburg: Metropolis.