Dr. Christine Bertram

Topics: Sustainable Development, Natural Resources

Christine Bertram - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy


Main research interests

  • Resource Economics
  • Sustainability Economics
  • Ecological-economic modelling
  • Environmental valuation

Dr. Christine Bertram is a postdoctoral researcher at the Kiel Institute, focusing on the ocean topic in the Research Area the Environment and Natural Resources. She studied Business Administration in Hanover and International Economics in Kiel and received her PhD in 2015.

The main research interests of Christine Bertram are related to economic aspects of the sustainable management of marine resources and services. Moreover, she is interested in the non-market valuation of environmental goods and services as well as the direct impacts of environmental amenities on human well-being. Christine Bertram is strongly involved in interdisciplinary research, carried out, e.g., within the Kiel Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean". Currently, her research is predominantly related to a two-year DFG-funded Postdoc project on the topic "Coastal Blue Carbon Ecosystems and Sustainable Development" (BLUES).

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