Chair of Environmental Policy and Resource Economics
The Chair of Environmental Policy and Resource Economics at the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences under the direction of Prof. Dr. Anja Faße was founded in autumn 2016 at the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability. Topics from the fields of international bioeconomics, development and environment form the focus of the research and teaching of the chair.
The research of the chair relates to the broad field of environmental and development economics as well as applied econometrics. In particular, it focuses on issues of impact assessment of shocks and innovations on issues such as poverty, food security, inequality, entrepreneurship, satisfaction and migration in developing countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, the chair deals with bioeconomics and the influence of environmental, agricultural, climate and trade policy on the international competitiveness of national economies.