Date of birth
November 15, 1973, Marburg / Lahn

Married with Marilla Meier, two children (Oskar, Johann)

Current Position
Research Associate (since 2010)

Education and professional experience

Research interests

  • Productivity and efficiency analysis of organic farming systems
  • Economics and structural change of the organic farming
  • Development of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
  • Economic and ecological impacts of agri-environmental policies in the EU ('Greening', second pillar)
  • Sustainability assessment of farming systems

Selected publications:

The complete list of publications

Research projects and topics
Press- and media-work

Reviewer for

  • Food Policy
  • European Review for Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • International Association for Agricultural Economics (IAAE)
  • Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie (ÖGA)
  • Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues (Gewisola)
  • Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture (YSA)

(last update: 07.12.2017)