Prof. Dr. Johannes Sauer
Professor of Production and Resource Economics

Phone:08161/71-3410
Fax:08161/71-4426
Building:Institute building II (4106)
Room:GF/43
E-mail:sara.annunziata[at]tum.de
Office hours:by appointment

Education

  • Ph.D. Agricultural Economics “summa cum laude”, University Bonn
  • M.Sc. Agricultural Economics “distinction borderline”, Imperial College London, Wye/UK
  • M.Sc. Political Science and Economics, Universities Tübingen and Hamburg

Professional experience

  • 2014 Visiting Professor, OECD, Paris (Staff Loan) (07-08/2014)
  • since 10/2013 Full Professor (W3) and Head of Chair, TU München
  • 2011-2013 Professor, Endowed Chair, CAU Kiel
  • 2012 Visiting Professor, United States Department for Agriculture, Economic Research Services, Washington DC, USA (07-09/2012)
  • 2011 Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley, USA (Co-operative Research Programme, Sustainable Agricultural Systems, OECD Fellowship, 06-09/2011)
  • 2009-2011 Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics und Research Theme Leader, Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester, UK
  • 2010 Visiting Professor, USDA, Economic Research Services, Washington DC, USA (06-09/2010)
  • 2009 Visiting Professor, Princeton University, Environmental Institute, USA (07-09/2009)
  • 2007-2009 Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Department of Economics und Center for European Agri-Environmental Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK; Honorary Lecturer, Center for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, UK
  • 2008 Visiting Professor, UC Davis and UC Berkeley, USA (04-09/2008)
  • 2005-2007 Assistant/Associate Professor, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2004-2005 Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research, Bonn
  • 2000-2004 Consultant/Senior Consultant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Düsseldorf and Hamburg

Research areas

  • Production, efficiency and organizational analysis
  • Technology adaption and sustainable innovation
  • Agri-environmental behaviour at farm level
  • Risk analysis
  • Economics of water resrouces and biodiversity
  • Microeconometric modelling

Teaching activities

  • Production theory and accounting
  • Business planning in agricultural economics
  • Research methods
  • Production and risk management
  • Production economics and management
  • Applied statistics and econometrics
  • Life science economics and policy
  • Advanced natural resource economics
  • Climate change economics

Research projects

  • Dynamics of productivity growth in the OECD dairy sectors (Staff Loan, OECD, Paris)
  • Technological change and scale
  • Extreme events and farm behaviour
  • Agri-environmental behaviour at farm level

Activities and awards

  • Since 2015: Associate Editor (Editorial Board Member), European Review of Agricultural Economics
  • Since 2015: Member Steering Committee Hans Eisenmann Zentrum, TUM
  • Since 2015: Member Steering Committee TUM Water Cluster
  • Since 10/2014: Head of Research Department Agricultural Economics, TUM
  • Since 2013: Appointed Liaison Professor, German National Academic Foundation, Berlin
  • Since 2012: Invited Expert Adviser, OECD Productivity Network, OECD, Paris
  • 2011 Scottish Government, Peer Review College Member, Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate, Edinburgh, UK
  • Since 2010: Associate Editor (Editorial Board Member), Journal of Productivity Analysis
  • 2010-2014, 2015-2019 UK Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), Peer Review College Member
  • 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015 Best Paper Awards, German Association of Agricultural Economists, Annual Conferences Bonn, Halle and Hohenheim
  • 1999 Bill Young Postgraduate Award, Imperial College London, Best MSc 1999 (Agribusiness Management)
  • 1993-1999 Full and International Scholarship, German National Academic Foundation, Berlin

Publications

  • Investment, Technical Change and Efficiency - Empirical Evidence from German Dairy Production. European Review of Agricultural Economics. 2014 (with U.Latacz-Lohmann)
  • A Dominance Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Beef Output and Land Use of German Dairy Farms. Agricultural Systems. 2014 (with M.Zehetmeier et al.)
  • The Impact of Decoupled Subsidies on Productivity in Agriculture. Agricultural Economics. 2013, 45: 1-10 (with A.Kazukauskas, C.Newman)
  • Disinvestment, Farm Size and Gradual Farm Exit. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. first published online: July 12, 2013 (with A.Kazukauskas, C.Newman, D.Clancey)
  • Marketed Outputs and Non-Marketed Ecosystem Services. European Review of Agricultural Economics. first published online: December 21, 2012. print: 2013, 40 (4): 573-603 (with A.Wossink)    ...more