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Dirk Willenbockel

Research Fellow

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. Research and consultancy for European Commission, ESRC, EPSRC, BIS, DFID, DEFRA, UK Government Office for Science, GIZ, BMZ, USDA, UNDP, WFP, World Bank, ILO, IFPRI, Oxfam, Save the Children, Practical Action.

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Research

Project

Economy-wide Implications of Agricultural Sector Scenario Projections

The aim of this project is to link the world agricultural model IMPACT housed at IFRI with the global multi-region CGE model GLOBE in order to provide quantitative analyses of the wider implications of agricultural sector scenario projections generated by IMPACT for the rest of the economy, and...

Project

AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison

The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) hosted by the Columbia University Earth Institute is a major international effort to assess the state of global agricultural modelling and to understand climate impacts on the agricultural sector.

Publications

Dirk Willenbockel’s recent work

Cluster

Rural Futures

The big development issues of the coming decades, including inequality, sustainability, exclusion and security, all have specific and critically important rural dimensions. Rural societies, economies and areas face challenges and opportunities that can be qualitatively different from their...