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Thomas Böcker

Thomas Böcker

M.Sc.
PhD student

Economic Modeling of Agricultural Systems

Phone: +49 (0) 228 73 3775, room 0.003
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Research Interest

  • Agricultural production economics
  • Farm risk management
  • Pest management
  • Agricultural policy

PhD Project:

Pflanzenschutzmittel – Risikoaspekte und Lenkungsabgaben


Academic education:

10/2012 – 02/2015: MSc – Agriculture and Food Economics (AFECO, University of Bonn)
MSc – Management, Economics and Consumer Studies (MME, Wageningen University, the Netherlands)
10/2009 – 08/2012: BSc – Agricultural Sciences (University of Bonn)

 

Employments:

Since 03/2015 Research assistant, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Chair of Production Economics, University of Bonn
01/2014 – 03/2014 Internship at the Landbouw Economisch Instituut (LEI) in Wageningen and the Hague (the Netherlands) Topic: Competitiveness of the Dutch Poultry Industry: A Financial Structure Analysis
03/2012 – 06/2013: Student research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics of the University of Bonn (Chair of Agricultural and Food Market Research)
09/2011 – 10/2011 Internship at the Chamber of Agriculture for North Rhine-Westphalia (Management Consultancy Unit) in Bonn and Düren
02/2011 – 03/2011 Internship at the agricultural experimental farm “Wiesengut” of the University of Bonn

Publications (peer-review):

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

Finger, R., Böcker, T., Möhring, N., Dalhaus, T. (2017): ): Lenkungsabgaben auf Pflanzenschutzmittel, Agrarforschung Schweiz, 8(5): 176-183

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

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

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

Presentations/Conference contributions:

Böcker, T., Britz, W., Finger, R. (2017): Modelling the Effects of a Glyphosate Ban on Weed Management in Maize Production, selected paper presented at the 57th annual conference of the German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA), Weihenstephan, 13 - 15 September 2017

Böcker, T., Britz, W., Finger, R. (2017): Modelling the Effects of a Ban of Glyphosate on Weed Management Strategies in Maize Production, selected paper presented at the 15th triannual conference of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), Parma (Italy), 28 August - 1 September 2017

Böcker, T., Finger, R. (2016): A Meta-Analysis on the Own-Price Elasticity of Demand for Pesticides, Poster presented at the 56th annual conference of the German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA), Bonn, 28 - 30 September 2016

Technical papers and project reports

Finger, R., Böcker, T., Möhring, N., Dalhaus, T. (2016): Ökonomische Analyse des Einsatzes von Pflanzenschutzmitteln – Risikoaspekte und Lenkungsabgaben, Bericht zu Händen des Schweizer Bundesamts für Landwirtschaft, ETH Zürich und Universität Bonn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zuletzt geändert: 21.09.2017