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Thomas Böcker

Thomas Böcker

PhD candidate

Phone: +49 (0) 228 73 2893
Fax: +49 (0) 228 73 2758
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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

Involvement in scientific courses

SS2016 Excursion (Palatinate and Alsace)
SS2016 Seminar “Production Economics and Farm Management”
SS 2015 Lecture „Grundlagen der Ökonomie”
SS 2015 Lecture „Wiso II: Betriebsplanung und Rechnungswesen“
SS 2015 Seminar “Production Economics and Farm Management”
   

Publications:

Finger, R., Möhring, N., Dalhaus, T., Böcker, T. (2017): Revisiting Pesticide Taxation Schemes, Ecological Economics (erscheint demnächst), Link.

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

 

Presentation/Conference contribution:

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, Link.

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, Link.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zuletzt geändert: 06.02.2017