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Production Economics Group

Meckenheimer Allee 174

Welcome to the Production Economics group at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics (ILR) of the University of Bonn.

Teaching and research of our group focus on the quantitative analysis of farm- and firm-level decisions in the agriculture and food sector.


News

10.07.2021
New paper "Combining the best of two methodological worlds? Integrating Q methodology-based farmer archetypes in a quantitative model of agri-environmental scheme uptake" co-authored by Dr. Heidi Leonhardt, Dr. Michael Braito and Dr. Reinhard Uehleke published in Agriculture and Human Values (Link)

24.06.2021
The contribution “On the price effect of a Right-of-First-Refusal in farmland auctions” , co-authored by Lars Isenhardt, Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel has been published as a conference paper to 94th Agricultural Economics Society (AES) Annual Conference (Link)

24.06.2021
A contribution titled “On the price effect of a Right-of-First-Refusal in farmland auctions", co-authored by Lars Isenhardt, Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel, accepted for the 61st GEWISOLA conference (Link)

15.06.2021
A contribution titled “Farmers' Acceptance of Result-Based Agri-Environmental Schemes - Insights from a Case Study in North Rhine-Westphalia", co-authored by Anna Massfeller, Manuela Meraner, Silke Hüttel and Reinhard Uehleke, accepted for the 61st GEWISOLA conference (Link) and the 31st International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) (Link)

25.05.2021
Two contributions co-authored by Saskia Wolff, Silke Hüttel and Stefan Seifert were presented at the workshop on challenges and opportunities of IACS data organized by the FORLand research unit (Link)

17.05.2021
A contribution “Conflicts and co-benefits between agricultural ecosystem services: sensitivity to scale and unit of analysis for the case of Brandenburg, Germany ” by Saskia Wolff accepted at the Landscape 2021 conference (Link)

14.05.2021
A contribution by the Production Economics Group accepted at the North American Productivity Workshop NAPW (Link)

12.05.2021
Final report for the BMEL project "Market power in agricultural land markets" co-authored by Silke Hüttel and Stefan Seifert published (Link)

11.05.2021
A poster contribution by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the 16th Conference of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) (Link)

06.05.2021
Contributions accepted at the EAAE online congress: "What Regulatory Framework Do We Need for Farm Land Markets?" by Johanna Jauernig, Stephan Brosig and Silke Hüttel; and the organized panel "Understanding stakeholder behaviour and economic tradeoffs in the analysis of animal diseases and health" by Jarkko Niemi with Silke Hüttel as discussant (Link)

22.03.2021
New paper "Agricultural Landscapes in Brandenburg, Germany: An Analysis of Characteristics and Spatial Patterns" co-authored by Saskia Wolff and Silke Hüttel  published in the International Journal of Environmental Research (Link)

17.03.2021
Manuscript "Do Animal Welfare Schemes Promote Better Animal Health? An Empirical Investigation of German Pork Production" by Reinhard Uehleke, Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel accepted for publication in Livestock Science (Link)  

17.03.2021
A contribution by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society (Link)

20.10.2020
New paper "Price Dispersion in Farmland Markets: What Is the Role of Asymmetric Information?" authored by Stefan Seifert, Christoph Kahle and Silke Hüttel published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. (Link)

06.10.2020
The DFG has granted a second funding period of the collborative DFG research unit FORLand „Agricultural Land Markets – Efficiency and Regulation” (2020-2023). (Press release)

22.09.2020
Final report for the BMEL project "Price formation in land market auctions: Analysis of differences between farmers and non-agricultural investors" co-authored by Silke Hüttel, Stefan Seifert and Reinhard Uehleke published. (Link)

06.08.2020
New paper "Auktionen als Transaktionsform für landwirtschaftlichen Boden" co-authored by Silke Hüttel, Stefan Seifert and Reinhard Uehleke published in Berichte für Landwirtschaft. (Link)

07.07.2020
A contribution by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the 30th ÖGA-Conference. (Link)

02.06.2020
New paper "The Importance of Social Norm on Adopting Sustainable Digital Fertilisation Methods" co-authored by Silke Hüttel published in Organization & Environment. (Link)

02.06.2020
New Paper "Revisiting the relationship between land price and parcel size in agriculture" co-authored by Silke Hüttel and Stefan Seifert published in Land Use Policy. (Link)

25.05.2020
New Agecon Discussion Paper "Animal welfare and production efficiency in German pork production" by Reinhard Uehleke, Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel. (Link)

30.04.2020
Reinhard Uehleke gives a talk on animal welfare and production efficiency in Germany as an invited speaker at the Department of Economics of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala Sweden. (Link)

09.04.2020
A contribution by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the 25th Conference by the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE).

08.04.2020
New ForLand workingpaper "Identifying Agricultural Landscape Types for Brandenburg, Germany using IACS Data" by Wolff, S.; Hüttel, S.; Nendel, C.; Lakes, T. (Link)

31.03.2020
Die Studentin Frau Anna Theres Massfeller erhält den Theodor Brinkmann-Nachwuchspreis für das Konzept Ihrer Masterarbeit, betreut durch Reinhard Uehleke und Manuela Meraner.

27.02.2020
The American Association of Wine Economists grants Stefan Seifert the AAWE Award of Excellence with a travel grant to the annual conference.

26.02.2020
A contribution by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the North American Productivity Workshop XI

20.02.2020
New FORLand working paper "Common values and unobserved heterogeneity in farmland auctions in Germany" by Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel. (Link)

18.02.2020
Topic moderation "Neue Betriebszweige" at Expertenworkshop "Alternativen zur klassischen Betriebsentwicklung in der Landwirtschaft" (24.03.2020) for the Forschungsnetzwerk NRW Agrar by Hermann Trenkel.

20.01.2020
2 contributions by the Chair of Production Economics accepted at the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society. (Link)

29.10.2019
New ForLand workingpaper "Price dispersion in farmland markets: what is the role of asymmetric information?" by Christoph Kahle, Stefan Seifert and Silke Hüttel. (Link)

26.09.2019
Conference talk on the topic "Price dispersion in thin farmland markets: what is the role of asymmetric information?" by Christoph Kahle at the Annual GEWISOLA Conference. (Link)

25.09.2019
Pre-conference workshop at the Annual GEWISOLA Conference on the topic "New regulations for farmland markets" organized by Prof.Dr. Silke Hüttel and Andreas Tietz.(Link)

20.09.2019
New SiAg workingpaper "Agricultural policy evaluation with large-scale observational farm data: Environmental impacts of agri-environmental schemes" by Reinhard Uehleke, Martin Petrick and Silke Hüttel.(Link)

15.09.2019
New research grant for the project "Transform2Bio". (Link)

10.09.2019
Conference talk on the topic"Animal welfare and production efficiency in pork production" by Reinhard Uehleke at the 3rd REECAP workshop. (Link)

19.07.2019
New ForLand workingpaper "Farm eco-efficiency: can sustainable intensification make the difference?" by Meike Weltin and Silke Hüttel. (Link)

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