The Berlin International Economics Congress

An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roles of Global Politics & Civil Society in International Economics

(Berlin; February 4th - 7th, 2010)

Prof. Dr. Timo Goeschl

Professor and Chair of Environmental Economics, University of Heidelberg

Timo Goetschel is a trained economist who graduated from Ph. D. In Economics from the University of Cambridge. His research areas include environmental economics, economics of natural resources, economics of regulation and the economics of innovation and research and development.

Since 2005 Dr Goetschel has held the position of Professor and Chair of Environmental Economics, Alfred Weber Institute, Department of Economics at the University of Heidelberg. Prior to this position his teaching posts have included Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lecturer in Environmental Economics at the University of Cambridge and Research Fellow at University College London.

He has had a number of a articles and chapters published in a wide range of academic journals and books. He has also done some public work and was a member of the Expert Advisory Group on GM Crops for the Cabinet Office in the UK and also a member of the International Expert Advisory Group, 50 Years Macro-Strategy for Environment and Energy for the People’s Republic of China.

Dr Goetschel also acts as a consultant for a number of organisations around the world including the World Bank, OECD, Asian Development Bank and DFID, UK.