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01/07/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/07/2019 09:09

ZEW Economist Martin Kesternich Takes up Professorship at the University of Kassel

'I am very happy about my appointment to the University of Kassel. I am firmly convinced that the combined research expertise of both institutions offers a very good opportunity to pursue my research agenda on issues relevant to economic policy in the field of environmental and behavioural economics,' says Martin Kesternich. 'We have been collaborating with the University of Kassel for many years. With Martin Kesternich's appointment as professor, we are strengthening existing ties, while further intensifying research in the exciting and highly relevant field of environmental and behavioural economics,' explains ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach.

Martin Kesternich studied economics at the University of Mannheim and the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina in Buenos Aires, before receiving his doctoral degree in economics from the University of Hamburg in 2015. Holding a scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), he was a visiting scholar at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Martin Kesternich joined ZEW in 2010, where he has been holding the position as deputy head of the environmental research department together with Dr. Sebastian Voigt since May 2016.

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Prof. Dr. Martin Kesternich, Phone +49 (0)621 1235-337, E-Mail [email protected]