Areas of Expertise & Research
Currently I am mainly doing research as a water economist on water scarcity and quality problems in Germany, the EU, Jordan, and India.
- Disciplines: economics of water resources, ecological economics, environmental and resource economics, sustainability science, governance research; interdisciplinary collaboration with hydrologists, ecologists, lawyers, philosophers, and political scientists, among others.
- Main topics: Hydro-economic modeling, governance of water resources, decision support and integrated assessment, multi-criteria and monetary valuation, theory at the interface of economics and ecology, uncertainty, and ignorance, transdisciplinarity, valuation of scientific outputs
- Fields of application: Food-Water-Energy Nexus, Integrated Water Resources Management, water scarcity, water quality, implementation of EC Water Framework Directive, nature and biodiversity conservation, German federal transportation planning, research management, technology assessment.