Dirk Willenbockel - Research Fellow
(on leave 1/10/2014 - 31/03/2015)
Economist with experience in the areas of trade policy and regional economic integration, climate change impact and adaptation analysis, economics of low-carbon growth, global and regional food system scenario analysis, and fiscal policy analysis. Particular technical expertise in the design and application of computable general equilibrium models for forward-looking development policy analysis.
Previous research and lecturing positions in London and Berlin. Consultancy for the European Commission, World Bank, ILO, Rockefeller Foundation, UN World Food Programme, UNDP, GIZ, UK Government Office for Science.
Fossil Fuel Prices and Taxes, and Their Effects on Economic Development and Income Distribution in Viet Nam
What is the Evidence of the Impact of Tariff Reductions on Employment and Fiscal Revenue in Developing Countries?
Growth is Dead, Long Live Growth: The Quality of Economic Growth and Why it Matters
As the signs of negative impact of global climate change are becoming evident, and especially in the aftermath of the global economic turndown, societies had a choice --- either reframe their definition of growth, or try to pursue it, growth as we have known it for many decades. More details
Reflections on the Prospects for Pro-Poor Low-Carbon Growth
Eradicating extreme poverty from the face of the earth once and for all is set to be a central goal of the emerging post-2015 development agenda. Without a rapid transition of the world economy to a low-carbon growth path over the next few decades, this ambitious goal will remain elusive. More details
Scenarios for Global Agriculture and Food Security Towards 2050: A Review of Recent Studies
This book explores how food production and consumption is embedded in powerful political and market forces and how these influence local actions. More details
Assessing Uncertainty Along the Climate-Crop-Economy Modeling ChainProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119.9: 3274-90 (2014)
Agricultural production is sensitive to weather and thus directly affected by climate change. This paper is part of a collective effort to systematically integrate climate, crop and economic models to obtain plausible estimates of these climate change impacts More details
Agriculture and Climate Change in Global Scenarios: Why Don't the Models Agree?Agricultural Economics 45.1 (2014)
This article presents climate change results and underlying determinants from a model comparison exercise with 10 of the leading global economic models that include significant representation of agriculture. More details
The WTO Bali Deal: ‘Doha Lite and Decaffeinated’11 Dec 2013
By Dirk Willenbockel
BLOG: On Rio+20, Twitter storms and fossil fuel subsidies22 Jun 2012
By Dirk Willenbockel