Research Colloquium (Summer Term 2017)

Jo Swinnen
(KU Leuven)
“The Economics of Global Food Value Chains”.
One-week lecture as Mercator Fellow.

Angelino Viceisza
(Department of Economics, Spelman College)
Metacognitive awareness and academic performance
Thursday, 10.08.2017, 10:00 - 11:30h
Room: OEC 1.162

Maximo Torero
(World Bank, Washington, DC)
Reality of food losses: A new measurement methodology
Friday, 07.07.2017, 10:30 - 12:00h
Room: OEC 1.163

Hermann Lotze-Campen
(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, PIK)
Land use change in the context of sustainable development: Modelling approaches and policy options
Tuesday, 04.07.2017, 16:15 - 17:45h
Room: Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, ZHG 104

Andrew Foster
(Brown University)
Are there too many farmers? Input transaction costs, mechanization, and the misallocation of land.
Monday, 26.06.2017, 16:30 - 18:00h
Room: Verfügungsgebäude, VG 1.104
(Jointly with RTG 1723 GLAD)

Christoph Sänger
(International Coffee Organization, ICO, London)
The political economy of coffee
Tuesday, 23.05.2017, 16:15 - 17:45h
Room: Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, ZHG 104

Krisztina Kis-Katos
(Faculty of Economics, University of Göttingen)
Economic and policy determinants of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Tuesday, 16.05.2017, 16:15 - 17:45h
Room: Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, ZHG 104