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Postal address:Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Theodor-Lieser-Strasse 2, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany
Workplace:Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien (IAMO) (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. "Agricultural policy for the environment or environmental policy for agriculture?" On myths and (stylized) reality
    172nd EAAE Seminar, May 28-29, 2019, Brussels, Belgium, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Effects of land market regulation – agent-based simulations of the NASG in Niedersachsen
    165th Seminar, April 4-5, 2019, Berlin, Germany, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Structural Implications of the CAP Reform after 2020 – The German Case
    165th Seminar, April 4-5, 2019, Berlin, Germany, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2018

  1. FarmAgriPoliS: An agricultural business management game for behavioral experiments, teaching, and gaming
    IAMO Discussion Papers, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IAMO Discussion Papers, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Predator or prey? - Effects of fast-growing farms on their neighborhood
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2016

  1. Towards a Theory of Structural Change in Agriculture: Just Economics?
    149th Seminar, October 27-28, 2016, Rennes, France, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. When Growth Obliges: Social Responsibility of Farms in Light of the Technological Treadmill
    149th Seminar, October 27-28, 2016, Rennes, France, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Über Bauernhöfe und Agrarfabriken: Kann die Landwirtschaft gesellschaftliche Erwartungen erfüllen?
    IAMO Policy Briefs, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Policy Briefs, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. Agricultural transition in Post-Soviet Europe and Central Asia after 25 years: International workshop in honor of Professor Zvi Lerman
    Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Transition Economies, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
  2. Effects of the Renewable Energy Act on structural change in Agriculture- The case of biogas
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (11)
  3. FarmAgriPoliS – Ein agentenbasiertes Modell zur Untersuchung des Agrarstrukturwandels mittels Verhaltensexperimenten
    55th Annual Conference, Giessen, Germany, September 23-25, 2015, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  4. Productivity and profitability developments in Ukraine: agroholdings versus independent enterprises
    6th (VI) Large Farm Management Conference, September 16-18, 2015, Kyiv, Ukraine, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads

2014

  1. Index funds' financial speculation with agricultural commodities: Functioning. Effects
    IAMO Policy Briefs, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Policy Briefs, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2014) Downloads
  2. Mehr als "Museumsprämien"? Zur Förderung der ersten Hektare und Junglandwirte im Rahmen der EU-Agrarpolitik
    IAMO Policy Briefs, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Policy Briefs, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2014) Downloads
  3. Structural Implications of First Hectare Payments and Young Farmer Support within the EU CAP Reform 2013: The German Case
    2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Agrarspekulation mit Indexfonds: Wie sie funktioniert. Was sie bewirkt
    IAMO Policy Briefs, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Policy Briefs, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2013) Downloads
  2. Efficiency and Productivity of Ukrainian Agroholdings
    2013: Productivity and Its Impacts on Global Trade, June 2-4, 2013. Seville, Spain, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Downloads

2012

  1. Drivers of Agricultural Physical Capital Development: Theoretical Framework and Hypotheses
    Working papers, Factor Markets, Centre for European Policy Studies Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Factor Markets Working Papers, Centre for European Policy Studies (2012) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Spatial Pricing on Land Rental Markets
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Impact of Volatility in Bioenergy Investments: A Real Options Approach
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2011

  1. GAP-Reformvorschläge der EU-Kommission: Was sind die Auswirkungen einer Kappung der Direktzahlungen?
    IAMO Policy Briefs, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Policy Briefs, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Perception of dairy farming from different views - results of a stakeholder discussion in the region Altmark, Germany
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Policy Impact Analysis in the Dairy Sector ˗ An Agent-Based Real Options Approach ˗
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Spatial Pricing and the Location of Processors in Agricultural Markets
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. The Effects of Different Political Schemes on the Willingness to Invest, Firm Profitability and Economic Efficiency in the Dairy Sector - An Agent-Based Real Options Approach-
    122nd Seminar, February 17-18, 2011, Ancona, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2010

  1. Coordination and allocation on land markets under increasing scale economies and heterogeneous actors - An experimental study
    114th Seminar, April 15-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Location and Spatial Pricing in Agricultural Markets
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2009

  1. Cooperative vs. Non-Cooperative Spatial Competition for Milk in the Presence of Farm Marketing Cooperatives
    113th Seminar, September 3-6, 2009, Chania, Crete, Greece, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Does vertical integration reduce investment reluctance in production chains? An agent-based real options approach
    Structural Change in Agriculture/Strukturwandel im Agrarsektor (SiAg) Working Papers, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Agricultural Economics Downloads

2008

  1. DOING POLICY IN THE LAB! OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE USE OF MODEL-BASED POLICY ANALYSIS FOR COMPLEX DECISION-MAKING
    107th Seminar, January 30-February 1, 2008, Sevilla, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
  2. LAND MARKETS IN AGENT BASED MODELS OF STRUCTURAL CHANGE
    107th Seminar, January 30-February 1, 2008, Sevilla, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (7)
  3. WINNERS AND LOSERS OF POLICY CHANGES – WHAT IS THE ROLE OF STRUCTURAL CHANGE?
    107th Seminar, January 30-February 1, 2008, Sevilla, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. How Smart Should Farms Be Modeled? Behavioral Foundation of Bidding Strategies in Agent-Based Land Market Models
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. BEITRAGE DES 3. DOKTORANDENWORKSHOPS ZUR AGRARENTWICKLUNG IN MITTEL- UND OSTEUROPA 2005
    IAMO Discussion Papers, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Discussion Papers, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2005) Downloads
  2. The Use of Agent-Based Modelling to Establish a Link between Agricultural Policy Reform and Structural Change
    89th Seminar, February 2-5, 2005, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. BEITRAGE DES 2.DOKTORANDENWORKSHOPS ZUR AGRARENTWICKLUNG IN MITTEL- UND OSTEUROPA 2004
    IAMO Discussion Papers, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Discussion Papers, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2004) Downloads
  2. THE AGRICULTURAL POLICY SIMULATOR (AGRIPOLIS) AN AGENT-BASED MODEL TO STUDY STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE (VERSION 1.0)
    IAMO Discussion Papers, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IAMO Discussion Papers, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. BEITRAGE DES DOKTORANDENWORKSHOPS ZUR AGRARENTWICKLUNG IN MITTEL- UND OSTEUROPA 2003
    IAMO Discussion Papers, Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads
    Also in IAMO Discussion Papers, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) (2003) Downloads
  2. Is the myopic investor right? Numerical evidence for systematic overestimation of investment reluctance for real options
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2003, Society for Computational Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Real options: Institutional implications for vertical integration of supply chains in competitive environments
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2003, Society for Computational Economics Downloads
  4. STRUCTURAL, EFFICIENCY AND INCOME EFFECTS OF DIRECT PAYMENTS - AN AGENT-BASED ANALYSIS OF ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT SCHEMES FOR THE GERMAN REGION OF HOHENLOHE
    2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Structural, efficiency and income effects of direct payments: an analysis of different payment schemes for the German region 'Hohenlohe'
    Others, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. IS THE "STANDARD REAL OPTIONS APPROACH" APPROPRIATE FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS IN HOG PRODUCTION?
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Real Options and Competition: The Impact of Depreciation and Reinvestment
    2002 International Congress, August 28-31, 2002, Zaragoza, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. ADJUSTMENT COSTS OF AGRI-ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY SWITCHINGS - A MULTI-AGENT APPROACH
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Computing in Economics and Finance 2001, Society for Computational Economics (2001) View citations (6)
  2. Studying Real Options with Genetic Algorithms
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2001, Society for Computational Economics View citations (2)

2000

  1. Employment and Efficiency of Farms in Transition: an Empirical Analysis for Brandenburg
    2000 Conference, August 13-18, 2000, Berlin, Germany, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    Also in 1997 Conference, August 10-16, 1997, Sacramento, California, International Association of Agricultural Economists (1997) Downloads

1999

  1. Organisation und Effizienz landwirtschaftlicher Unternehmen während der Umstrukturierung des Agrarsektors: eine empirische Analyse für Brandenburg
    Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge : Specials series: Industrial and social policies in countries in transition, Universität Potsdam, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Die Umstrukturierung landwirtschaftlicher Unternehmen beim Übergang zur Marktwirtschaft unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Faktors Arbeit
    Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge : Specials series: Industrial and social policies in countries in transition, Universität Potsdam, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät Downloads

1993

  1. PATH-DEPENDENCE WITHOUT INCREASING RETURNS TO SCALE AND NETWORK EXTERNALITIES
    Staff Papers, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (1996)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. A framework to assess the resilience of farming systems
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2019, 1-10 Downloads
  2. Human behaviour versus optimising agents and the resilience of farms – Insights from agent-based participatory experiments with FarmAgriPoliS
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2019 Downloads

2018

  1. Representation of decision-making in European agricultural agent-based models
    Agricultural Systems, 2018, 167, (C), 143-160 Downloads

2017

  1. The emergence and proliferation of agroholdings and mega farms in a global context
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2017, 175-186 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2017, 20, (2) (2017) Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Effects of the German Renewable Energy Act on structural change in agriculture – The case of biogas
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2016, 172-182 Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Utilities Policy, 2016, 41, (C), 172-182 (2016) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The Rise of the Food Risk Society and the Changing Nature of the Technological Treadmill
    Sustainability, 2016, 8, (6), 1-10 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in EconStor Open Access Articles, 2016, 1-10 (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. On Investment Consumption Modeling with Jump Process Extensions for Productive Sectors
    Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2015, 167, (3), 949-958 Downloads

2014

  1. The potential of Russia to increase its wheat production through cropland expansion and intensification
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2014, 133-141 Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Investment reluctance in supply chains: An agent-based real options approach
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2013, 1-10 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Policy impact analysis in competitive agricultural markets: a real options approach
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 40, (4), 633-658 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Price Formation on Land Market Auctions in East Germany – An Empirical Analysis
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 62, (02), 17 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. R. Ford Denison: Darwinian agriculture—how understanding evolution can improve agriculture
    Journal of Bioeconomics, 2013, 15, (2), 203-207 Downloads

2012

  1. Capping Direct Payments in the CAP: Another Paper Tiger? Plafonnement des aides directes: simple tigre de papier? Kappung der Direktzahlungen: Noch ein Papiertiger?
    EuroChoices, 2012, 11, (3), 10-15 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Cooperative versus non-cooperative spatial competition for milk
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 38, (1), 99-118 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Spatial Price Discrimination in Agricultural Product Procurement Markets: A Computational Economics Approach
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 93, (4), 949-967 Downloads View citations (27)

2009

  1. 20 years of transition in agriculture: What has been achieved? Where are we heading? Findings of the 2009 IAMO Forum in Halle June 17–19, 2009
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 58, (07), 2 Downloads
  2. Consequences of a progressive reduction of direct payments in Germany: paving the way for post-2013?
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 58, (04), 11 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Does structure matter? The impact of switching the agricultural policy regime on farm structures
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 67, (2), 431-444 Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Zukünftige ökonomische Herausforderungen der Agrarproduktion: Strukturwandel vor dem Hintergrund sich ändernder Märkte, Politiken und Technologien
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2008, 13-24 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Investment under uncertainty--Does competition matter?
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2007, 31, (3), 994-1014 Downloads View citations (23)

2005

  1. Decoupling Is not Equal to Decoupling: Structural, Income and Efficiency Effects of Different Ways to Decouple Direct Payments
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 2005, 40 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Investment decisions in hog finishing: an application of the real options approach
    Agricultural Economics, 2005, 32, (1), 47-60 Downloads View citations (32)

2002

  1. Struktur-, Effizienz- und Einkommenswirkungen von Direktzahlungen
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 51, (08), 13 Downloads View citations (12)

2001

  1. Agentenbasierte Politik- und Sektoranalyse - Perspektiven und Herausforderungen
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2001, 50, (08), 12 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Agricultural policy switchings – an agent-based approach
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 2001, 37 Downloads
  3. Zur Effizienz landwirtschaftlicher Unternehmen in Brandenburg – Eine Data Envelopment Analysis
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2001, 50, (03), 6 Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Farm-Based Modelling of Regional Structural Change: A Cellular Automata Approach
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 1997, 24, (1), 85-108 View citations (63)
  2. Probleme einer Politikoptimierung – Konsequenzen für die Konstruktion von Agrarsektormodellen
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 1997, 33 Downloads View citations (1)

1996

  1. Path-dependence without increasing returns to scale and network externalities
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1996, 29, (1), 159-172 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Struktur-, Effizienz- und Einkommenswirkungen direkter Einkommenstransfers an landwirtschaftlichen Betrieben
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 1996, 32 Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Modellrechnung zur landwirtschaftlichen Betriebsstruktur in den neuen Bundesländern unter besonderer Berücksichtigung administrativer Rahmenbedingungen
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 1993, 29 Downloads

Edited books

2009

  1. Multi-level processes of integration and disintegration. Proceedings of the Third Green Week Scientific Conference, vol 52
    Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Transition Economies, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Agriculture in the face of changing markets, institutions and policies: Challenges and strategies, vol 33
    Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Transition Economies, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Downloads View citations (1)
 
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