Conferences 2019

In 2019 the chair has been extremely successful in submitting research papers for presentation at internationally peer-reviewed conferences. All chair members had the opportunity to discuss their research with international colleagues. On the basis of competitive review processes, the chair was, for example, represented at the following conferences:

Andreas Ziegler, Gunnar Gutsche, Anja Köbrich León, Daniel Engler, Ipek Eraydin, Elke Groh, and Amantia Simixhiu had the opportunity to present their current work at the 24th annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) in Manchester from June 26 to June 29, 2019. 

Daniel Engler and Elke Groh presented their latest work at the 34th annual Congress of the European Economic Association conference in Manchester from August 26 to August 30, 2019.

From September 22 to September 25, 2019, the chair was represented with presentations by ​​Andreas Ziegler, Gunnar Gutsche, Anja Köbrich León, and Elke Groh at the annual meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik in Leipzig.

Junior Research Award GS EBGo 2018/2019

Once a year, the Junior Research Award of the Graduate School of Economic Behavior and Governance (GS EBGo) is granted to a junior researcher of the Institute of Economics at the University of Kassel for outstanding publications in scientific journals. On November 21, 2019 the prize was awarded to Elke D. Groh (Chair of Empirical Economic Research) and Sonja Zitzelsberger (Chair of Environmental and Behavioral Economics).

International workshop "Empirical Sustainable Finance" at the University of Kassel

On August 6, 2019, the chair hosted an international workshop on "Empirical Sustainable Finance". Researchers from Waseda University in Tokyo, École de Management Léonard da Vinci in Paris, and the University of Kassel participated in this first-time workshop. The participants presented and discussed recent empirical studies and ideas on "Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)" and "Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)".

AURÖ workshop Environmental and Resource Economics for young researchers at the University of Kassel

In 2019 the Chair of Environmental and Behavioral Economics (Prof. Dr. Dannenberg) and the Chair of Empirical Economic Research hosted the workshop for young researchers of the "Ausschuss für Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik (AURÖ) im Verein für Socialpolitik". These workshops are addressed to young researchers who conduct research in the field of environmental and resource economics. The workshop took place from February 18 to February 20, 2019, at the Campus Center of the University of Kassel. Besides exciting presentations and discussions, the workshop welcomed very prominent guests, i.e. Prof. Dr. Stefan Baumgärtner (University of Freiburg), Prof. Dr. Andreas Lange (University of Hamburg), Dr. Ulrich Oberndorfer (Federal Chancellery), and Prof. Dr. Daan van Soest (Tilburg University), as keynote speakers. For more information please click here.