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Britz, W. (2022): Implementing an Approximation of Cumulative Prospect Theory into Mixed Linear Programming – an Application to Bio-Economic Modelling at Farm-Scale Considering Crop Insurance, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 71(4), Link.

Britz, W. (2022): Disaggregating Agro-Food Sectors in the GTAP Data Base, Journal for Global Economic Analysis 7(1): 44-75, Link.

Britz, W., Jafari, Y., Nekhay, O., Roson, R. (2022): Assessing inequality and poverty in long-term projections of economic growth: A general equilibrium analysis for six developing countries, Economic Modelling 117(106066): 18 pages, Link.


Britz, W. (2021): Automated Calibration of Farm-Sale Mixed Linear Programming Models using Bi-Level Programming, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 70(3): 165-181, Link.

Britz, W. (2021): Estimating a global MAIDADS demand system considering demography, climate and norms, Bio-based and Applied Economics 10(3): 219-238, Link.

Britz, W. (2021): Comparing Penalty Functions in Balancing and Dis-aggregating Social Accounting Matrices, Journal of Global Economic Analysis 6(1): 34-81, Link.

Britz, W., Ciaian, P., Gocht, A., Kanellopoulos, A., Kremmydas, D., Müller, M., Petsakos, A., Reidsma, P. (2021): A design for a generic and modular bio-economic farm model, Agricultural Systems 191(June 2021): 103133, Link.

Escobar, N., Britz, W. (2021): Metrics on the sustainability of region-specific bioplastics production, considering global land use change effects, Resources, Conservation and Recycling 167(April 2021): 105345, Link.

Heinrichs, J., Jouan, J., Pahmeyer, C., Britz, W. (2021): Integrated assessment of legume production challenged by European policy interaction: A case-study approach from French and German dairy farms, QOpen 1(1): 1-19, Link.

Heinrichs, J., Kuhn, T., Pahmeyer, C., Britz, W. (2021): Economic effects of plot sizes and farm-plot distances in organic and conventional farming systems: A farm-level analysis for Germany, Agricultural Systems 187: 1029922020, Link.

Jafari, Y., Britz, W., Guimbard, H., Beckman, J. (2021): Properly capturing tariff rate quotas for trade policy analysis in computable general equilibrium models, Economic Modelling 104(105620): 17 pages, Link.

Jafari, Y., Himics, M., Britz, W., Beckman, J. (2021): It is all in the details: A bilateral approach for modelling trade agreements at the tariff line, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 69(3): 415-442, Link.

Kuhn, A., Britz, W. (2021): Long-Term Scenarios for Sub-Saharan Africa’s Agro-Food Markets with varying Population, Income and Crop Productivity Trends, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 46(1): 20-36, Link.

Mosnier, C., Jarousse, A., Madrange, P., Balouzat, J., Guillier, M., Pirlo, G., Mertens, A., ORiordan, E., Pahmeyer, C., Hennart, S., Legein, L., Crosson, P., Kearney, M., Dimon, P., Bertozzi, C., Reding, E., Iacurto, M., Breen, J., Carè, S., Veysset, P. (2021): Evaluation of the contribution of 16 European beef production systems to food security, Agricultural Systems 190(May 2021): 103088, Link.

Pahmeyer, C., Kuhn, T., Britz, W. (2021): ‘Fruchtfolge’: A crop rotation decision support system for optimizing cropping choices with big data and spatially explicit modeling, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 181: 105948, Link.

Pahmeyer, C., Schäfer, D., Kuhn, T., Britz, W. (2021): Data on a synthetic farm population of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Data in Brief 36(June 2021): 107007, Link.

Roson, R., Britz, W. (2021): Simulating long run structural change with a dynamic general equilibrium model, Int. J. Computational Economics and Econometrics 11(4): 368-404, Link.

Spiegel, A., Britz, W., Finger, R. (2021): Risk, Risk Aversion, and Agricultural Technology Adoption – A Novel Valuation Method Based on Real Options and Inverse Stochastic Dominance, Q Open 1(2): 1-26, Link.

Wilts, R., Latka, C., Britz, W. (2021): Who is Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Induced Yield Changes? A Dynamic Long Run Household Analysis in Lower Income Countries, Climate Risk Management 33(100330): 16 pages, Link.


Böcker, T., Möhring, N., Finger, R., Britz, W. (2020): An economic and environmental assessment of a glyphosate ban for the example of maize production, European Review of Agricultural Economics 47(2): 371–402, Link.

Delzeit, R., Beach, R., Britz, W., Chateau, J., Freund, F., Lefevre, J., Schuenemann, F., Sulser, T., van Ruijven, B., Weitzel, M., Willenbockel, D., Wojtowicz, K. (2020): Linking Global CGE Models with Sectoral Models to Generate Baseline Scenarios: Approaches, Challenges, and Opportunities, Journal of Global Economic Analysis 5(1): 162-195, Link.

Ho, M., Britz, W., Delzeit, R., Leblanc, F., Roson, R., Schuenemann, F., Weitzel, M. (2020): Modelling Consumption and Constructing Long-Term Baselines in Final Demand, Journal of Global Economic Analysis 5(1): 63-80, Link.

Jafari, Y., Britz, W. (2020): Brexit: an economy-wide impact assessment on trade, immigration, and foreign direct investment, Empirica 47(1): 17-52, Link.

Jafari, Y., Britz, W., Dudu, H., Roson, R., Sartori, M. (2020): Can Food Waste Reduction in Europe Help to Increase Food Availability and Reduce Pressure on Natural Resources Globally?, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 69(2): 143-168, Link.

Kuhn, T., Enders, A., Gaiser, T., Schäfer, D., Srivastava, A., Britz, W. (2020): Coupling crop and bio-economic farm modelling to evaluate the revised fertilization regulations in Germany, Agricultural Systems 127(May 2020): 104656, Link.

Nong, D., Escobar, N., Britz, W., Börner, J. (2020): Long-term impacts of bio-based innovation in the chemical sector: a dynamic global perspective, Journal of Cleaner Production 272(November 2020): 122738, Link.

Pahmeyer, C., Britz, W. (2020): Economic opportunities of using crossbreeding and sexing in Holstein dairy herds, Journal of Dairy Science 103(9): 8218-8230, Link.

Seidel, C., Britz, W. (2020): Estimating a Dual Value Function as a Meta-Model of a Detailed Dynamic Mathematical Programming Model, Bio-based and Applied Economic 8(1): 75-99, Link.

Spiegel, A., Britz, W., Finger, R., Djanibekov, U. (2020): Stochastic-dynamic modelling of farm-level investments under uncertainty, Environmental Modeling and Software 127(May 2020): 104656, Link.

Spiegel, A., Severini, S., Britz, W., Coletta, A. (2020): Step-by-step development of a model simulating returns on farm from investments: the example of hazelnut plantation in Italy, Bio-Based and Applied Economics 9(1): 53-83, Link.


Arata, L., Britz, W. (2019): Econometric mathematical programming: an application to the estimation of costs and risk preferences at farm level, Agricultural Economics 50(2): 191-206, Link.

Britz, W., Roson, R. (2019): G-RDEM: A GTAP-Based Recursive Dynamic CGE Model for Long-Term Baseline Generation and Analysis, Journal of Global Economic Analysis 4(1): 50-96, Link.

Haddad, S., Britz, W., Börner, J. (2019): Economic Impacts and Land Use Change from Increasing Demand for Forest Products in the European Bioeconomy: A General Equilibrium Based Sensitivity Analysis, Forests 10(52): 1-27, Link.

Jafari, Y., Britz, W., Beckman, J. (2019): The impacts to food consumers of a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, Bio-based and Appplied Economics 7(2): 139-160, Link.

Kuhn, T., Schäfer, D., Holm-Müller, K., Britz, W. (2019): On-farm compliance costs with the EU-Nitrates Directive: A modelling approach for specialized livestock production in northwest Germany, Agricultural Systems 173: 233-243, Link.

Mosnier, C., Britz, W., Julliere, T., De Cara, S., Jayet, P.-A., Havlik, P., Frank, S., Mosnier, A. (2019): Greenhouse gas abatement strategies and costs in French dairy production, Journal of Cleaner Production 236(November 2019): 117589, Link.

Seidel, C., Heckelei, T., Lakner, S. (2019): Conventionalization of Organic Farms in Germany: An Empirical Investigation Based on a Composite Indicator Approach, Sustainability 11 (10)(2934): 16 pages, Link.


Böcker, T., Britz, W., Finger, R. (2018): Modelling the Effects of a Glyphosate Ban on Weed Management in Silage Maize Production, Ecological Economics 145: 182-193, Link.

Britz, W., van der Mensbrugghe, D. . (2018): CGEBox: A Flexible, Modular and Extendable Framework for CGE Analysis in GAMS, Journal of Global Economic Analysis 3(2): 106-176, Link.

Escobar, N., Haddad, S., Börner, J., Britz, W. (2018): Land use mediated GHG emissions and spillovers from increased consumption of bioplastic, Environmental Research Letters 13(12), Link.

Jafari, Y., Britz, W. (2018): Modelling heterogeneous firms and non-tariff measures in free trade agreements using Computable General Equilibrium, Economic Modelling 73: 279-294, Link.

Kuhn, T., Kokemohr, L., Holm-Müller, K. (2018): A life cycle assessment of liquid pig manure transport in line with EU regulations: A case study from Germany, Journal of Environmental Management 217: 456-467, Link.

Mittenzwei, K., Britz, W. (2018): Analysing Farm-specific Payments for Norway using the Agrispace Model, Journal of Agricultural Economics 69(3): 777-793, Link.

Spiegel, A., Britz, W., Djanibekov, U., Finger, R. (2018): Policy analysis of perennial energy crop cultivation at the farm level: Short rotation coppice (SRC) in Germany, Biomass and Bioenergy 110: 41-56, Link.


Böcker, T., Finger, R. (2017): A Meta-Analysis on the Elasticity of Demand for Pesticides, Journal of Agricultural Economics 68(2): 518-533, Link.

Finger, R., Möhring, N., Dalhaus, T., Böcker, T. (2017): Revisiting Pesticide Taxation Schemes, Ecological Economics 134: 263-266, Link.

Schäfer, D., Britz, W., Kuhn, T. (2017): Flexible Load of Existing Biogas Plants: A Viable Option to Reduce Environmental Externalities and to Provide Demand-driven Electricity?, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 66(2): 109-123, Link.

Zimmermann, A., Webber, H., Zhao, G., Ewert, F., Kros, H., Wolf, J., Britz, W., de Vries, W. (2017): Climate change impacts on crop yields, land use and environment in response to crop sowing dates and thermal time requirements, Agricultural Systems 157: 81-92, Link.


Böcker, T., Finger, R. (2016): European Pesticide Tax Schemes in Comparison: An Analysis of Experiences and Developments, Sustainability 8(4): 378/1-22, Link.

Britz, W., van der Mensbrugghe, D. . (2016): Reducing unwanted consequences of aggregation in large-scale economic models - A systematic empirical evaluation with the GTAP model, Economic Modelling 59: 462-473, Link.

Himics, M., Britz, W. (2016): Flexible and welfare-consistent tariff aggregation over exporter regions, Economic Modelling 53: 375-387, Link.

Kuhn, A., Britz, W., Willy, D. K., van Oel, P. (2016): Simulating the viability of water institutions under volatile rainfall conditions – The case of the Lake Naivasha Basin, Environmental Modelling & Software 75: 373–387, Link.

Zimmermann, A., Britz, W. (2016): European farms’ participation in agri-environmental measures, Land Use Policy 50(1): 214–228, Link.


Britz, W., Pèrez Dominguez, I., Narayanan, G. B. (2015): Analyzing Results from Agricultural Large-scale Economic Simulation Models: Recent Progress and the Way Ahead, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 64(2): 107 - 119, Link.

Pelikan, J., Britz, W., Hertel, T. W. (2015): Green Light for Green Agricultural Policies? An Analysis at Regional and Global Scales, Journal of Agricultural Economics 66(1): 1-19, Link.

Schroeder, L. A., Gocht, A., Britz, W. (2015): The Impact of Pillar II Funding: Validation from a Modelling and Evaluation Perspective, Journal of Agricultural Economics 66(2): 415–441, Link.

Webber, H., Zhao, G., Wolf, J., Britz, W., de Vries, W., Gaiser, T., Hoffmann, H., Ewert, F. (2015): Climate change impacts on European crop yields: Do we need to consider nitrogen limitation?, European Journal of Agronomy 71: 123–134, Link.

Wolf, J., Kanellopoulos, A., Kros, H., Webber, H., Zhao, G., Britz, W., Reinds, G. J., Ewert, F., de Vries, W. (2015): Combined analysis of climate, technological and price changes on future arable farming systems in Europe, Agricultural Systems 140: 56-73, Link.


Bouraoui, F., Thieu, V., Grizzetti, B., Britz, W., Bidoglio, G. (2014): Scenario analysis for nutrient emission reduction in the European inland waters, Environmental Research Letters 9(12), Link.

Britz, W. (2014): A New Graphical User Interface Generator for Economic Models and its Comparison to Existing Approaches, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 63(4): 271-285, Link.

Lengers, B., Britz, W., Holm-Müller, K. (2014): What drives marginal abatement costs of greenhouse gases on dairy farms? A meta-modelling approach, Journal of Agricultural Economics 65(3): 579–599, Link.

Mittenzwei, K., Britz, W., Wieck, C. (2014): Does the “green box” of the European Union distort global markets?, Bio-based and Applied Economics 3(1): 1-20, Link.

Zawaliñska, K., Was, A., Britz, W. (2014): Impact of “Greening” the Common Agricultural Policy on Sustainability of European Agricuture: From Perspective of the Baltic Sea Countries, Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development 4(34): 191-212, Link.


Britz, W., Delzeit, R. (2013): The impact of German biogas production on European and global agricultural markets, land use and the environment, Energy Policy 62: 1268–1275, Link.

Britz, W., Ferris, M., Kuhn, A. (2013): Modeling water allocating institutions based on Multiple Optimization Problems with Equilibrium Constraints, Environmental Modelling & Software 46: 196–207, Link.

Gocht, A., Britz, W., Ciaian, P., Gomez y Paloma, S. (2013): Farm Type Effects of an EU-wide Direct Payment Harmonisation, Journal of Agricultural Economics 64(1): 1-32, Link.

Lengers, B., Britz, W., Holm-Müller, K. (2013): Comparison of GHG-Emission Indicators for Dairy Farms with Respect to Induced Abatement Costs, Accuracy and Feasibility., Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 35(3): 451-475, Link.

Renwick, A., Jansson, T., Verburg, P. H., Revoredo-Giha, C., Britz, W., Gocht, A., McCracken, D. (2013): Policy reform and agricultural land abandonment in the EU, Land Use Policy 30(1): 446-457, Link.


Britz, W., Gocht, A., Pèrez Dominguez, I., Jansson, T., Grosche, S., Zhao, N. (2012): EU-Wide (Regional and Farm Level) Effects of Premium Decoupling and Harmonisation Following the Health Check Reform, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 61(1): 44-56, Link.

Britz, W., Van Ittersum, M., Oude Lansink, A., Heckelei, T. (2012): Tools for Integrated Assessment in Agriculture. State of the Art and Challenges, Bio-based and Applied Economics 1(2): 125-150, Link.

Delzeit, R., Britz, W., Holm-Müller, K. (2012): Modelling regional input markets with numerous processing plants: The case of green maize for biogas production in Germany, Environmental Modelling & Software 32: 74-84, Link.

Delzeit, R., Holm-Müller, K., Britz, W. (2012): Ökonomische Bewertung des Erneuerbare Energien Gesetzes zur Förderung von Biogas, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 13(3): 251–265, Link.

Heckelei, T., Britz, W., Zhang, Y. (2012): Positive Mathematical Programming Approaches – Recent Developments in Literature and Applied Modelling, Bio-based and Applied Economics 1(1): 109-124, Link.

Kožar, M., Kempen, M., Britz, W., Erjavec, E. (2012): Flattening and redistribution of the CAP direct payments for the EU27 regions, Agric. Econ. – Czech 58: 397-407, Link.

Kuhn, A., Britz, W. (2012): Can hydro-economic river basin models simulate water shadow prices under asymmetric access?, Water Science & Technology 66(4): 879–886, Link.

Lengers, B., Britz, W. (2012): The choice of emission indicators in environmental policy design: an analysis of GHG abatement in different dairy farms based on a bio-economic model approach, Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies 93(2): 117-144, Link.

Wieck, C., Schlüter, S. W., Britz, W. (2012): Assessment of the Impact of Avian Influenza Related Regulatory Policies on Poultry Meat Trade and Welfare, The World Economy 35(8): 1037-1052, Link.


Britz, W., Hertel, T. W. (2011): Impacts of EU biofuels directives on global markets and EU environmental quality: An integrated PE, global CGE analysis, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 142(1-2): 102-109, Link.

Britz, W., Verburg, P. H., Leip, A. (2011): Modelling of land cover and agricultural change in Europe: Combining the CLUE and CAPRI-Spat approaches, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 142(1-2): 40-50, Link.

Gocht, A., Britz, W. (2011): EU-wide farm type supply models in CAPRI - How to consistently disaggregate sector models into farm type models, Journal of Policy Modeling 33(1): 146-167, Link.

Leip, A., Britz, W., Weiss, F., de Vries, W. (2011): Farm, land, and soil nitrogen budgets for agriculture in Europe calculated with CAPRI, Environmental Pollution 159(11): 3243-3253, Link.


Britz, W., Leip, A. (2009): Development of marginal emission factors for N losses from agricultural soils with the DNDC–CAPRI meta-model, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment: 267-279, Link.

Pèrez Dominguez, I., Britz, W., Holm-Müller, K. (2009): Trading Schemes for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from European Agriculture: A Comparative Analysis based on different Implementation Options, Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies 90(3): 287-308, Link.


Britz, W. (2008): Automated model linkages: the example of CAPRI, Agrarwirtschaft 57(8): 363-367, Link.

Leip, A., Marchi, G., Köble, R., Kempen, M., Britz, W., Li, C. C. (2008): Linking an economic model for European agriculture with a mechanistic model to estimate nitrogen losses from cropland soil in Europe, Biogeosciences 5(1): 73-94, Link.


Oyewumi, O. A., Britz, W., Jooste, A., Van Schalkwyk, H. D. (2007): Tariff and Tariff Rate Quota Liberalization in the South African Livestock Industry: Approaches to Welfare Measurement., Agrekon 46(1), Link.

Ribas Alvarez, A., Britz, W., Pèrez Dominguez, I. (2007): Efectos previsibles da reforma da PAC de 2003 no sector productor de carne de vacún en Galiza, Revista trimestral de información economica 37: 65-77.


Britz, W., Heckelei, T., Pèrez Dominguez, I. (2006): Effects of decoupling on land use Effects: an EU wide, regionally differentiated analysis, Agrarwirtschaft 55(5/6): 215-226, Link.


Britz, W., Heckelei, T., Wolff, H. (2003): Symmetric Positive Equilibrium Problem: A Framework for Rationalizing Economic Behavior with Limited Information: Comment, Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 85(4): 1078-1081, Link.


Britz, W., Heckelei, T. (2000): Positive Mathematical Programming with Multiple Data Points: A Cross-Sectional Estimation Procedure, Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales 57(1): S. 28-50, Link.


Britz, W. (1999): IT - An Unimportant Ingredient of Large Scale Models?, Agrarwirtschaft 48(3/4): S. 159-162, Link.


Britz, W., Heckelei, T., Henrichsmeyer, W., Meudt, M. (1997): Konzept eines regionalisierten, agrarsektoralen Politikinformationssystems für den Agarsektor der EU: das CAPRI-Modell, Agrarwirtschaft 46(8/9): 322-324.

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