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Dr. Markus Kempen

Senior researcher

Nussallee 21, Haus 1
D-53115 Bonn, Germany

Phone.: 0049 2 28 / 73 23 30
Fax: 0049 2 28 / 98 22 92 3

(private: 0049 172 / 6176477)

Complete vitae for download

Research interest:

  • Quantitative agricultural sector analysis (CAPRI - model)
  • Spatial allocation of land use farm characteristics
  • Energy use in agriculture
  • Tariff aggregation methodology and trade liberalization
  • Consolidation of data from different sources

Academic education:

2013 Doctorate degree in agricultural economics (Dr. agr.), University of Bonn
Title: EU wide analysis of the Common Agricultural Policy using spatially disaggregated data.
Oct. 1994 - Jun. 2000 Agricultural sciences (economic and social sciences in agriculture) and diploma (Dipl.-Ing. agr.) Bonn University
Aug. 1993 - Jul. 1994 Agricultural practice year
1993 Abitur (high-school degree)
St. Ursula Gymnasium, Geilenkirchen

Work experience:

since July 2012 Owner of a farm (arable crops, pigs and livestock) in Geilenkirchen
Since July
Senior researcher at EuroCARE GmbH (Bonn) and consultancy of agro-food companies
Dec 2004 - July 2011 Research Assistant at Institute for Agricultural Policy University Bonn
Sept 1998 - Dec 2004 Organizer of collaborative sugarbeet transport for farmers incorporated in
"Maschinenring Rheinland West"


Peer reviewed journals articles:

Annen, D., Wieck, C., Kempen, M. (2013): Animal welfare in public and private standards and on-farm compliance. Forthcoming German Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Annen, D., Wieck C., Kempen, M. (2011): Evaluation of minimum animal welfare conditions in national standards and farm certification schemes for pig fattening , Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science 61(1): 40-54.

Kempen, M., Witzke, P., Pérez Domínguez, I., Jansson T., Sckokai, P. (2011): Economic and environmental impacts of milk quota reform in Europe. Journal of Policy Modeling, Volume 33, Issue 1, Pages 29–52

Kempen, M., Elbersen, B., Staritzky, I., Andersen, E., Heckelei, T. (2011): Spatial allocation of farming systems and farming indicators in Europe. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 142, Issues 1–2, Pages 51–62

Leip A., Marchi G., Koeble R., Kempen M., Britz W., Li C., 2008. Linking an economic model for European agriculture with a mechanistic model to estimate nitrogen and carbon losses from arable soils in Europe. Biogeosciences, 5, 73-94.

Conference contribution and other publications:

Britz, W., Witzke, H.P., Kempen, M.(2005): Driving forces for fertilizer use in Europe: An outlook on yields, herd sizes and cropping areas, paper resented at International Workshop on "Where Do Fertilisers Go?" ISPRA, Italy, 28-29 June 2005

Britz, W., Witzke, H.P., Kempen, M. (2005): Methodology and main assumptions for CAPSIM projections, paper resented at International Workshop on "Inventories and projections of GHG and NH3 emissions from agriculture in Central and Eastern Europe" ISPRA, Italy, 24-25 June 2005

Kempen, M., T. Heckelei, W. Britz, R. Leip and R. Koeble (2005): A Statistical Approach for Spatial Disaggregation of Crop Production in the EU, in „Modelling agricultural policies: state of the art and new challanges“, MUP, Parma, Italy.

Kempen, M. , Heckelei, T., Britz W. (2006): Validation of Spatially Explicit Land Use Choices Based On Probabilistic Theory.Paper presented at the International Conference on Regional and Urban Modeling Brussels, June 1-2, 2006

Kempen M., Kränzlein T.(2008): Energy Use in Agriculture: A Modeling Approach to Evaluate Energy Reduction Policies. Paper prepared for presentation at the 107th EAAE Seminar "Modeling of Agricultural and Rural Development Policies". Sevilla, Spain, January 29th -February 1st

Listorti, G., Kempen, M., Girardin, J., Kränzlein, T. (2011a). Evaluating existing policy flexibilities in WTO agricultural negotiations: different criteria for the selection of sensitive products. 122nd EAAE Seminar, Evidence based agricultural and rural policy making, Ancona, Italy, 17-18 February.

Listorti, G., Kempen, M., Girardin, J., Kränzlein, T. (2011b). Do price uncertainties affect the use of policy flexibilities? The selection of sensitive products in WTO agricultural negotiations. EAAE 2011 Congress, Change and Uncertainty Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Zurich, Switzerland. August 30 to September 2.

Last updated: Thursday, September 04, 2014