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Dr. Sonja Peterson
Scientific Director
Phone +49 431 8814 406
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Current research topics
  • International and European environment and climate policy
  • Bioenergy and landuse
  • Environmental policy instruments
Expertise
  • Climate-Economy Modeling
  • Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeling
Short biography
1993-1999

Studies of Mathematical Economics (Wirtschaftsmathematik) at the University of Hamburg; Diploma 1999.

1997-1998

M.A. program in Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder supported by a Fulbright-Scholarship;  M.A. in Economics 1998.

1999-2002

DFG Ph.D. program "Integrated Environmental Assessment" at the Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Christian Albrechts-University Kiel;  Ph.D. 2002.

2002-2005  

Research Associate at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

2006-2010 

Head of the Research Area "The Environment and Natural Resources" at the IfW

2010-2012

Management Coordinator of theoordinatorin des IfW

2012-2013

Acting Scientific Director of the IfW

    since 2013               Scientific Director of the IfW

Selected projects
Selected publications