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Andreas Löschel

Created: 3/23/2001
Updated: 4/29/2013
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Dr. Andreas Löschel
Head of Department Environmental and Resourcs Economics

Zentrum fuer Europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH (ZEW)
Zentrum f. Europ. Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH (ZEW),
L 7,1
Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg 68161
0049(0)621-1235-200 (ph)
0049(0)621-1235-226 (fx)

Andreas Löschel is head of the department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" at ZEW since August 2007. Between 2005 and 2007, he was working as Scientific Officer for the European Commission at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville, Spain. Before, he worked - first as a visiting scientist, then as a fellow researcher (October 2001), and from January 2003 onwards, as a senior researcher - at ZEW.
He was a research affiliate with the graduate program "Environmental and Resource Economics", University of Heidelberg and University of Mannheim (1998-2003), and a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Cambridge, Massachusetts (8/2003-12/2003) and at Stanford University, Department of Economics (5/2005-7/2005). 2006-2007, he was a visiting professor at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain. Andreas Löschel taught (environmental) economics at the Universities of Darmstadt, Heidelberg, Pforzheim, Sevilla and Tübingen.
Löschel has studied economics at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He received an M.A. in economics from Wayne State University in 1995, graduated as Diplom-Volkswirt from the University Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1998, and received a PhD from the University of Mannheim in 2003.
Between 1995 and 1998, he was scholar of the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation. He was granted a doctorate scholarship from the German Research Association (DFG) (1998-2001). He received a scholarship of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for a research visit at Stanford University in 2005. In 1998 he was awarded a prize from the Wiso-Fakultätsbund in Nuremberg for outstanding achievement in his diploma examination. He received the Deutscher Studienpreis (First Prize) by the Körber-Stiftung for his diploma thesis on social security privatization in 2000 and a prize from the Karin-Islinger-Stiftung at the University of Mannheim for his dissertation on the "Economic Impacts of Climate Change Policy" in 2003.
He was an expert reviewer for Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability) and Working Group III (Mitigation) for the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a member of the delegation of the European Commission at the climate conference in Bali, Indonesia, in 2007. In 2008, Andreas Löschel was appointed an advisor to the European Parliament on the EU Directive on Renewable Energy. His research interests are international environmental economics, especially the economics of climate change and energy policy, and quantitative economic modeling. He has published widely in these areas.

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