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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mareike Söder

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Discipline of Expertise
Agricultural sciences
Environmental economics
Thematic Areas
Climate change
Climate modeling
Extreme events
Land-use change
Sustainable agriculture
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Climate Unit
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Work experience
- Since 2020 Coordination Unit Climate at the Thünen Institute;
- 13 years researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, research area "Climate Policy and Global Commons"
- Several research projects on global land use, design of policies for climate mitigation, the bioeconomy and renewable energies for the German Federal Ministries and the EU;
- Consultancy projects on the implementation of sustainable biomass production and certification in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Paraguay and Indonesia;
- Consultancy projects for the GIZ on sustainable land use and biofuel policies in Brazil and Malawi;
Geographic area(s) of field of experience (countries/regions): Global, Europe, Latin America, Germany
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
- Diploma, International Cultural and Business Studies, University of Passau, 2008
- PhD in Environmental Economics, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, 2015
Publication titles
1. Delzeit, R., Heimann, T., Schuenemann, F., & Soeder, M. (2019). Advanced vs conventional biofuels: Impacts of the latest reform of the European Unionˇs biofuel policy. GTAP Resource #5850, GTAP Conference 2019, Purdue.
2. Delzeit, R., Winkler, M., Söder, M. (2018): Land-use change under biofuel policies and a tax on meat and dairy products: considering complexity in agricultural production chains matters. Sustainability, 10(2), 419.
3. Delzeit, R., Klepper, G., & Söder, M. (2019). Rising Energy Prices Due to Inefficient Support for Renewables: An Economic Assessment of the Status Quo and Alternatives in Germany. In The European Dimension of Germanyˇs Energy Transition (pp. 283300). Springer, Cham.
4. Bickenbach, F., Bode, E., Nunnenkamp, P., & Söder, M. (2016). Night lights and regional GDP. Review of World Economics, 152(2), 425-447;
5. Delzeit, R., Söder, M. (2011). Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Production on African Countries. Climate Change and Green Growth, 2, 37-54
Organisation nature
Thunen Institute
Organisation street address
Bundesalle 50
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