Dr. Ruth Delzeit


Topics: Climate, Natural Resources

Ruth Delzeit - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy


Main research interests

  • Global land use change
  • Bioenergy and land use
  • Sustainable Water Resources

Ruth Delzeit is head of the Research Center „The Environment and Natural Resources“. Her research interests are the economic analysis of global land use change and water use under global change and policy options to support renewable energies. Her methodical expertise is in the field of computable general equilibrium models and integrative model linking. She received her diploma in geography and her doctorate degree in agricultural science from the University of Bonn. Previously she worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and at Bonn University.