Prof. Dr. Astrid Dannenberg

Address University of Kassel
Department of Environmental and Behavioral Economics
Untere Königsstraße 71
34117 Kassel

Postal address:
Nora-Platiel-Straße 4
34109 Kassel
Room 3110
Telephone +49 561 804-3758
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Curriculum Vitae

Astrid Dannenberg is Professor of Environmental and Behavioral Economics at the University of Kassel. She received her MA in economics at the University of Mannheim and her PhD at the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg. She previously was a Research Fellow at the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, the University of Gothenburg, and Columbia University in New York City. She has served as Council Member of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAERE). She is an Editorial Board Member of the journals Economic Inquiry and Environmental and Resource Economics. In 2014, she was awarded an ERC Starting Grant by the European Research Council for her research project “Human Cooperation to Protect the Global Commons” (HUCO).

Her research interests lie primarily in global collective action problems and environmental issues such as climate change. In particular, the research focuses on human behavior and decision making and how institutions can be designed to promote cooperation.