IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Dr. Christian Kimmich, MSc.

    • Macroeconomics and Economic Policy
  • - Environmental and ecological economics

    - Human behaviour and institutions in social-ecological systems

    - Situation-centred networks, ecology of games

    - Water–energy–food nexus, agriculture, forestry

    - Infrastructures, cooperatives, commons

  • Bild Christian Kimmich
  • Christian Kimmich is an agricultural scientist (B.Sc.) and economist (M.Sc.) by training and received his PhD in resource economics from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin in 2012. After research consultancies at Humboldt Innovation GmbH and ATB Potsdam on bioenergy policies and food production trade-offs for the German parliament, he conducted his PhD research on the water–energy–food nexus in India. As a Postdoc at the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL (ETH Zürich domain), he worked on institutional and behavioral determinants of wood supply chain organization for an agent-based model of the Swiss bioeconomy.

    In the H2020 project MEDEAS (2016-2019), he worked on socio-economic impacts of the low-carbon transition in Europe, and he is  PI in the H2020-ITN project i-CONN (2019-2023) on connectivity science, an interdisciplinary approach to network research.

    Christian was visiting scholar at the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University Bloomington and the Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior at University of California, Davis and is affiliated with Masaryk University Brno and associated fellow of the Workshop in Institutional Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems (WINS) of HU Berlin.