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economist , university professor

Claudia Kemfert, German scientist, educator. Scholarship German Academic Exchange Service Stanford University, 1997. Member Verein fur Sozialpolitik (Award 1998), European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, American economic Association, International Association for Energy Economics, Association of Environtl. and REsource Economists, International Society for Ecological Economics.

Background

Kemfert, Claudia was born on December 17, 1968 in Delmenhorst, Germany. Daughter of Helmut and Helga Kemfert.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Bielefeld University, Germany, 1991. Master in Economics, Oldenburg University, Germany, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Oldenburg University, Germany, 1998.

Career

She is a Professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. She heads the Energy, Transportation, and Environment department at German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Kemfert has led the Energy, Transportation, and Environment department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since April 2004.

In addition she is the Chairperson for environmental economics at the Humboldt university Berlin. She had a Post-doctoral research visit at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) in Milan in 1998. From January 1999 to April 2000, she led a research group at the Institute for Rational Application of Energies of the University of Stuttgart.

As a guest professor she taught at the University of St. Petersburg (2003/04), University of Moscow (2000/01) and University of Siena (1998, 2002/03). From 2000 to 2004 Kemfert had a position as an assistant professor and was the leader of a research group at the University of Oldenburg.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Verein fur Sozialpolitik (Award 1998), European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, American economic Association, International Association for Energy Economics, Association of Environtl. and REsource Economists, International Society for Ecological Economics.

Connections

father:
Helmut Kemfert

mother:
Helga Kemfert