Prof.Dr. Justus H.H. Wesseler

Curriculum Vitae

  • Address (work) - Hollandseweg 1, NL-6706 KN Wageningen, the Netherlands
  • (private) - Vriendschapstraat 51, 1560 Hoeilaart, Belgium
  • T: +31 317 482621 (work), +32 2 372 2812 (home)
  • E: justus.wesseler@wur.nl
  • Civil Status: married, 3 children
  • Date of Birth: March 25, 1963
  • Languages: German - native, English - fluent, Dutch - basic
  • Countries lived and/or worked in: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, the Netherlands, Paraguay, Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • July 1996 - Ph.D. Agriculture Sciences, Specialization Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany titled "The Economics of Introducing Fruit Trees into the Highlands of Northern Luzon, Philippines". Supervisors: Hermann Waibel and Wilhelm Brandes.
  • November 1991 - Diploma Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany.
  • June 1986 - Apprenticeship Diploma, Agriculture, Lower Saxony, Germany.
  • May 1983 - High school Diploma, Gymnasium Oesede, Lower Saxony, Germany

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Professor Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group (Since 01/2014)
  • Professor Agriculture and Food Economics, Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Germany and Acting Head Research Department of Agricultural Economics (01/2011 - 12/2013)
  • Two month sabbatical, LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, University of Leuven, Belgium (09/2010 - 10/2010)
  • Associate Professor (1.0 FTE), Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands (04/2009 - 12/2010)
  • Associate Professor (0.3 FTE), Assistant Professor (0.7 FTE) Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands (03/2005 - 03/2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands (10/2000 - 02/2005)
  • Consultant (since April 1998)
  • Research Associate, Institute of Horticultural Economics, University of Hannover, Germany (1995 - 03/1998)
  • Research Associate, Institute of Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany (1992 - 1994)
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany (1990 - 1991)
  • EEC scholar at the University of Nottingham, UK (1989 - 1990)
  • Student of Agricultural Sciences with a major in Agricultural Economics at the University of Göttingen, Germany (1986 - 1991)
  • Apprenticeship on two farms in Lower Saxony, Germany (1984 - 1986)
  • Military Service (1983 - 1984)

SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE

Research, Education and Travel Grants and Awards

2012

  • European Union: about 7,500,000€, EU funding about 6,000,000€, GRACE - Verification of GMO risk assessment elements and review and communication of evidence collected on the biosafety of GMO. Coordinator: Joachim Schiemann, Julius-Kühn-Institute, Germany. 18 partners. TUM budget about 430,000€ with EU funding of about 320,000€.
  • European Union: about 6,500,000€, EU funding about 5,000,000€, INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control aims at providing concrete and measurable environmental, social and economic improvements by developing innovative formulations and novel eco-efficient technologies using sustainable, environmentally friendly biological control agents (BCAs) to control soil borne crop pests as an alternative to conventional chemical pesticides. Coordinator: Stefan Vidal, University of Göttingen. 15 partners. TUM budget about 350,000€ with EU funding of about 270,000€.

2011

  • European Union: about 4,000,000€, EU funding about 3,000,000€, PRICE - PRactical Implementation of Coexistence in Europe (PRICE). FP7 Collaborative Project including 14 partners. Coordinator: Justus Wesseler, Technische Universität München. TUM budget about 460,000€ with EU funding of about 390,000€.
  • Netherland Organization for Scientific Research (NWO): about 227,000€, Exploiting knowledge on habitats used by arthropods to predict value of ecosystem services in agro-landscapes. Project of five team members coordinated by Wopke van der Werf, Wageningen University.

2010

  • European Union: Erasmus Mundus External - Cooperation Window Grant (EURASIA II), Lot 14, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam. Exchange of students and staff-members with European Partners. Co-ordinator: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Duration 47 months. Total Grant about 2,467,150€, shared by all partners (continued since 2011 by Xueqin of Wageningen University).

2008

  • European Union: Erasmus Mundus External - Cooperation Window Grant, Lot 14, China, Indonesia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam. Exchange of students and staff-members with European Partners. Co-ordinator: Margareta Calderon Peters, BoKu-Wien, Austria. Duration three years. Total Grant about 4€ Mio., shared by all partners.
  • Social Science Department, Wageningen University: 7500€, personal grant for talent in research based on publications in recent years.

2007

  • European Union: about 7,200,000€, EU funding about 5,400,000€. EXIOPOL, A New Environmental Accounting Framework Using Externality Data and Input-Output Tools for Policy Analysis, 6thFramework Programme, Priority 6.3, Global Change and Ecosystems. Coordinator: Anil Markandya, FEEM, Italy. Duration: four years. WU budget funded about 41,000€.
  • European Union: about 5,400,000€, EU funding about 4,200,000€. CASES, Cost Assessment for Sustainable Energy Systems. 6thFramework Programme, Priority 6.1.3.2.5, Programe “ Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area” – Sustainable Energy Systems. Coordinator: Anil Markandya, FEEM, Italy. Duration: two and a half years. WU budget funded about 23,000€.

2006

  • European Union: about 5,400,000€, EU funding about 4,200,000€. TransContainer, Developing efficient and stable biological containment systems for genetically modified plants, 6th Framework Programme, Priority 5, Food Quality and Food Safety. Coordinator: Ruud de Maagd, Plant Research International, The Netherlands. Duration: three years. WU budget funded about 470,000€.
  • European Union: about 1,000,000€, EU funding about 975,000€. DIABR-ACT, Harmonise the strategies for fighting Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. 6th Framework Programme, Area 8.1.B.1.2, Tools and assessment methods for sustainable agriculture and forestry management. Coordinator: Christophe Roturier, ARVALIS - Institut du végétal, France. Duration: two years. WU funded budget about 72000€.

2005

  • European Union: 385610€; EU Asia-Link Programme; Project title: RECREATE Restructuring higher education in resource and environmental economics in East-Asian transition economies, duration 36 month. Partners include Nanjing Agriculture University, China; University of Economics, Hanoi, Vietnam; Humboldt University, Berlin; Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): 33300 € plus two year salary for a research assistant for the project How labor organization affects technology adoption. The Case of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in durian, tangerine and longan production, Thailand. Research project in collaboration with Dr. Volker Beckmann, Humboldt University Berlin (main applicant). Collaboration as supervisor. Duration: November 2005 to October 2007.

2004

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): 17100 € plus one year salary for a research assistant for the project How labor organization affects technological adoption. An empirical study on Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Research project in collaboration with Dr. Volker Beckmann, Humboldt University Berlin (main applicant).
  • Nanjing University: grant for travelling and accommodation to teach a three weeks course on Natural Resource Management together with Dr. Nico Heerink (IFPRI). Preparation for submitting a proposal to be funded by the EU under the Asia-Link programme.

2003

  • Nederlandse Organisatie vor Weetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO): 8500 € for Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe.
  • The Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment: 2000€ for Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe.
  • The Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries: 2000€ for Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe.
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK): 1000€ for Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe.
  • Pennsylvania State University: One week visit covering all travel costs and costs of living.
  • Wageningen University Travel Grants: 1500€ to visit Resources for the Future and the World Bank, Washington, DC.
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK): 2270€, invitation of Ramana Laxminarayan to visit Wageningen.

2002

  • European Union: 231128€, EU-Project, 5th Framework, Subject “Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources”, Contract No QLK5-CT-2002-01666. Coordinator Paul-Henning Krogh, National Environmental Research Institute, Denmark.
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK): 1500€, invitation of Dagmar Runge to visit Wageningen University.
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK): 2270€, invitation of Volker Beckmann to visit Wageningen University.
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK): 4800€, invitation of Valentina Tassone to visit Wageningen University.
  • Wageningen University Travel Grants: about 2000€, to visit HAAS-business School, Berkeley and Cambridge University.

2001

  • King’s College Research Center, Cambridge University, UK: One week visit covering all accommodation and living costs.
  • Wageningen University Travel Grant: 500€, to visit Cambridge University

Organization of scientific conferences, workshops, and seminars

  • Special sessions at international conferences of the AAEA, IAAE, EAAE, and EARE and other scientific organizations (details list of publications and presentations).
  • Programme Steering Committee member of the annual conference organized by the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) since 2008.
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the GMCC-11 conference (October 2011).
  • International Conference, ‘Economic Transition and Sustainable Agricultural Development in East and Southeast Asia’, 29-31 October 2008, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China.
  • International Seminar, ‘Sustaining Growth? Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East and Southeast Asia’, 21-22 June 2007, University of Economics, HoChiMinh City, Vietnam.
  • Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe. Wageningen University, June 2003. Workshop in cooperation with FRONTIS. Scientific Organizer. Participants of the Workshop among others: David Ervin, Portland State University; Chris Gilligan, Cambridge University, UK; William Kerr, University of Saskatoon, CA; Robert Weaver, University of Pennsylvania, USA; David Zilberman, Berkeley University, USA.
  • International Conference on Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Wageningen University, June 2002. Organized together with Ekko van Ierland and Hans-Peter Weikard. Keynote speakers: Anthony Fisher, Berkeley University, USA; Christian Gollier, University of Toulouse, F; Charles Kolstad, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA; Jason Shogren, University of Wyoming, USA; Alistair Ulph, University of Southampton, UK.
  • Minisymposium on New Investment Theory in Agricultural Economics – Its Implication for Farm Management, Development, and Environmental and Agricultural Policies. XXIV Conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE) in Berlin, August 13-19, 2000. Tomorrow’s Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure, and Innovations. Papers presented by among others Jock Anderson, The World Bank, USA; Ruud Huirne, Wageningen University, NL; Timothy Richards, Arizona State University, USA; Gerald Shiveley, Purdue University, USA.

Editorial experiences

  • Co-Editor, since September 2008, of AgBioForum, the leading journal in the field of management and economics of agriculture biotechnology.
  • Editorial Board Member, since 2005, of AgBioForum, the leading journal in the field of management and economics of agriculture biotechnology.
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing (since 2010).
  • Editorial Board Member, Review of Economics & Finance (since 2010).
  • Editor of the special issue Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 29(1):5-6 (together with Christian Gollier and Hans-Peter Weikard).
  • Editor Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops, Springer Press, Dordrecht, 269p.
  • Editor Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, edward elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 300p. (together with Hans-Peter Weikard and Robert D. Weaver).

Referee for International Journals and Scientific Bodies
AgBioForum, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Systems, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Bio Control, Crop Sciences, Ecological Economics, Environmental Modelling and Assessment, Environment and Resource Economics, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Forest Policy and Economics, German Science Foundation (DFG), International Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Land Economics, Letters in Spatial and Resource Science, Natural Environment Research Council, UK.

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • American Economic Association, member (AEA)
  • American Agricultural Economics Association, member (AAEA)
  • European Association of Agriculture Economists, member (EAAE)
  • European Association of Environment and Resource Economists, member (EAERE)
  • Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V. (GeWiSoLa)
  • Hans Eisenmann Centre of Agriculture, Technische Universität München
  • International Association of Agricultural Economists, member (IAAE)
  • International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, international advisory board member (ICABR)
  • Wageningen Graduate School of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, senior fellow (WG3S)


EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

PhD-Thesis co-supervisor (since October 2000)

On-going

  • Böckmann, Lina: Genuine investment. (TUM)
  • Hoang, Din Huu: Forest Land Allocation Policy and Reality: An Evidence-Based Approach Study in Vietnam. (WUR)
  • Kim, Bui Anh: Risk management in pepper supply chain in Vietnam. (TUM)
  • Loan, Le Thanh: Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Production in Vietnam. (WUR)
  • Shao, Qianqian: Poltical economy of the GMO approval process. (TUM)
  • Venus, Thomas: Segregation along the supply chain: the case of GM products. (TUM)
  • Wree, Philipp: Socio economic assessment of high yielding transgenic wheat. (TUM)

Completed

  • Xianlei, Ma: Labor Organization and Technology Adoption in Rural China. (defense December 9, 2013)
  • Kikulwe, Enoch: Economics of Transgenic Bananas in Uganda (defense March 19, 2010)
  • Gebreselassie, Kidist: HIV, Gender, and Agrobiodiversity in Ethiopia (defense January 14, 2009)
  • Irawan, Evi: Labour Organization and Integrated Pest Management (Humboldt University, Berlin, defense December 4, 2009)
  • Rahim, Afaf: Economics of Agroforestry in Sudan (defense November 20, 2006)
  • Zhu Xueqin: Environmental economic assessment of the animal protein production and consumption chain and alternative options (defense December 2, 2004)

M.Sc.-Thesis supervision (since October 2000)

Main supervisor of more than 30 M.Sc.-theses, among others Lan Ge, winner of the Van der Plas M.Sc.-thesis Award, 2003, and Eleonora Nillesen, winner of the C.T. de Wit M.Sc.-thesis Award, 2003.

Teaching Experience

University level

  • Advanced Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: 5, ECTS, course at MSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2011/2012 together with Klaus Salhofer (course organizer).
  • Regulatory Economics and Policy: 5, ECTS, course at MSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2011/2012, course organizer.
  • Life Science Economics and Policy: 5, ECTS, course at MSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2011/2012, course organizer
  • Produktions- und Absatzwirtschaft: 5, ECTS, course at BSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2010/2011, course organizer.
  • Einführung in die Agrarökonomie: 5, ECTS, course at BSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2010/2011 together with Thilo Glebe. Course organizer.
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: 5, ECTS, course at MSc-level, Technische Universität München, taught since 2010/2011 together with Klaus Salhofer (course organizer).
  • Environmental Economics for Environmental Sciences: 6 ECTS, course at M.Sc. Level, Wageningen University, taught since 2007/08 (two times per years), course organizer.
  • Economics and Management of Natural Resources: 6 ECTS, course at M.Sc. Level, Wageningen University, taught 2001/02 with Wim Heijman and Hans-Peter Weikard (course organizer Wim Heijman), since 2002/03 with Hans-Peter Weikard (course organizer).
  • Cost-Benefit-Analysis: 6ECTS, course at M.Sc.-level, Wageningen University, since 2003/04 with Rob Schipper and Roel Jongeneel (course organizer Rob Schipper).
  • Environmental Valuation: 2 credit course at M.Sc. Level, Wageningen University, taught 2000/2001 with Corjan Brink and 2001/2002 with Arjan Ruijs (course organizer Justus Wesseler).
  • Environment and Development: 4 credit course at M.Sc. Level, Wageningen University, taught 2000/01, 2001/02, and 2002/03 with Nico Heerink (course organizer Nico Heerink, 2002/03 Justus Wesseler).
  • Environmental Economics III: 4 credit course seminar at M.Sc. level, Wageningen University, organized 2000/01.
  • Natural Resource Management, September 9 – September 24, 2004. Course taught at Nanjing Agricultural University, China together with Nico Heerink, IFPRI, by invitation of the College of Land Management.
  • A Short-course on Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Policy. June 16 – July 4, 2003. International M.Sc../PhD-level course at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL), Copenhagen, in collaboration with The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, D.C.; Wageningen University, The Netherlands; Cornell University, the United States, and Danida, Copenhagen.
  • Intertemporal Allocation of Natural Resources and Intergenerational Justice. Two credits PhD-level course, Mansholt Graduate School, taught with Wim Heijman and Hans-Peter Weikard (course organizer). Responsible for teaching the part on irreversibility and uncertainty, preparing exercises and assignments.
  • Environment and Resource Economics: two weeks course as part of the ENRICH Programme at the University of Tsinghua, Beijing, China, Bsc. Level, March 1-14, 2002.
  • Participatory Farm Planning: Interdisciplinary M.Sc. level course at Hannover University, 4SWS, taught Summer Term 1995, 1996, 1997 together with Horticulture Technology and Ornamental Plants Sciences Department.
  • Investment and Finance in Horticulture: M.Sc. level course Hannover University, 4SWS, taught Summer Term 1995,1996 and 1997, together with Prof. Dr. H. Waibel.
  • Linear Programming: M.Sc. level course Hannover University, 2SWS, taught Winter Term 1996 and 1997 together with Prof. Dr. H. Waibel.
  • Economics of Agricultural Production in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics: M.Sc. level course, University of Göttingen, 4SWS, taught Summer Term 1995 together with Dr. G. Fleischer.

Non-University level

  • Participatory Farming Systems Analysis: one week courses taught to farmers and extension workers in 2000 in Azerbaijan, 1999 in Malawi and 1996 and 1999 in Kenya.
  • International course on Decision making in Sustainable Natural Resources Management. International Agriculture Center, Wageningen, Training course organized by the International Agricultural Center and the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University.

MANAGERIAL EXPERIENCES AND LEADERSHIP

Research

Project management (examples)

  • Head of the Research Department of Agricultural Economics, Technische Universität München (since February 2011).
  • Co-supervisor of 11 PhD-theses since 2000.
  • Coordinator of the EU FP7 PRICE project (2012-2015)
  • Coordinator at Wageningen University of Erasmus Mundus External - Cooperation Window Grant, Lot 14, China, Indonesia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam. Exchange of students and staff-members between Asian and European Partners, including PhD-student research (2008-2011).
  • Coordinator, EU Asia-Link Project; Project title: RECREATE Restructuring higher education in resource and environmental economics in East-Asian transition economies, duration 36 month. Partners include Nanjing Agriculture University, China; University of Economics, Hanoi, Vietnam; Humboldt University, Berlin; Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Leader of work package seven under the EU-funded ECOGEN project. Responsibilities include the supervision of a post-doc, co-ordination of research with work package leaders, membership of the steering committee.
  • Team leader. Economic assessment of the Philippine cotton sector together with two local counterparts, responsible for the organization of the study, developed the approach and methodology, organized the CBA of cotton IPM project including externalities, drafted an alternative project proposal. (FAO).
  • Additional assignment and advisory services listed below.

Organization of conferences, workshops, and professional training courses

Organizer of several international and national conferences, workshops and seminars. Details provided under the heading research experience and in the list of publications.

Education

  • Organization of BSc- and MSc-level courses at Technische Universität München
  • Courses involved in include Introduction to Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Life Science Economics and Policy, Production and Retail Management, Regulatory Economics, Value Chain Economics.
  • Organization of MSc-level teaching courses at Wageningen University
  • Responsible for preparation, organization and implementation of four MSc level courses till December 2010 at Wageningen University (two times Environmental Economics III,  two times Valuation of the Environment), organization and implementation of external teaching courses at Tsinghua University, Beijing (2002) and Nanjing University in China (2004). Involved in preparation and implementation of six MSc level courses (three times Environment and Development, two times Environmental Economics in Developing Countries, Cost-Benefit-Analysis).
  • MSc theses and stage coordinator
  • Since May 2001 MSc theses and stage coordinator of the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group.
  • Responsibilities: Identification and coordination of M.Sc. thesis supervisors; advertisement of MSc theses topics, supervision of MSc theses, management of incoming requests from MSc and PhD-candidates. Coordination and management with foreign partners involved in MSc theses.

Assignments and Advisory Services, Outreach

  • Regular participation at the annual conference of the International Consortium for Agriculture Biotechnology Research (ICABR), several invited presentations of papers at conferences, seminars and workshops (listed under publications and presentations).
  • Scientific Advisory Board, The KAITEKI Institute, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary company of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (since November 2011).
  • Scientific Advisory Board, WissenschaftsCampus Halle – Plant based Bioeconomy (since June 2011).

Azerbaijan

  • Descriptive analysis of farm-household data. (GTZ) (October 2001/2002)
  • Analysis of water user associations and land use systems using  participatory farming systems analysis, identification of environmental constraints for     economic development, Rayon Sagatala. Responsible for managing and organizing a farm-household survey (GTZ) (September/May 2000)

Brazil

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the ONÇA – Project (July 1999)
  • Participatory assessment of Guarana harvest and marketing, monitoring of education program, strengthening of organizational set-up (July 1999)
  • Evaluation of the ONÇA – Project (February 1999)
  • Economic analysis of Guarana production and marketing; participatory farming-systems analysis; assessment of fruit processing; environmental impact assessment, participatory appraisal of education program. Responsible for management and implementation of the evaluation (February 1999)
  • Evaluation of two cost-benefit studies on small scale irrigation projects in Burkina Faso, together with Prof. Waibel. (GTZ) (July 1997)
  • Reviewed two cost-benefit-studies on irrigation and made recommendations for improvement. Conducted alternative cost-benefit-analysis including risk (July 1997)

Germany

  • Background paper on Gentechnik und die Zielgruppen der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (together with Sara Scatasta) (GTZ) (May 2004)

India

  • Evaluation of the Project  ‘Secondary Effects of the Thikaria Minor Irrigation
    Scheme’. (KfW) (February and May 1997)
  • Organized a participatory farming systems analysis of 30 households in Rajasthan including the organization of a workshop with farmers and government representatives to identify secondary impacts of the project (February and May 1997)
  • Cost - benefit analysis of the project including risk and secondary impacts (February and May 1997)

Kenya

  • Assessment of the potential for intensification of agriculture in selected districts of the Rift-Valley Province. Conducted workshop on project cycle management, trained 30 farmers and extension workers on PFSA, prepared proposal for project feasibility study. (GTZ) (September 1999)
  • Writing of project proposals. (GFA-Agrar, Hamburg) (March 2000)
  • Implementation of two workshops on ‘Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation of Tree Based Farming (March and September 1996)
  • Organized the two workshops. Trained more than 20 government extension worker on participatory monitoring and evaluation. Summarized fruit tree based farming systems data from different regions in Kenya. Outlined extension strategy for fruit tree based farming systems on Kenya. (GTZ) (March and September 1996)

Malawi

  • Participatory farming systems analysis of tree-based farming systems in southern Malawi. Organized and conducted workshop on participatory farming systems analysis, trained 30 farmers and extension workers on PFSA, set-up scheme for participatory monitoring and evaluation. (GTZ) (September 1999)

Paraguay

  • Supervision of a Ph.D.-Study on rangeland management problems of the Chaco Central (September 1995)
  • Reviewed farming-systems-analysis of Ph.D.-student. Assessed preliminary results with farmers and project staff (September 1995)

Philippines

  • Team leader. Economic assessment of the Philippine cotton sector together with two local counterparts, responsible for the organization of the study, developed the approach and methodology, organized the CBA of cotton IPM project including externalities, drafted an alternative project proposal. (FAO) (June 2000)
  • Impact analysis of the Philippine-German Fruit Tree Project (March 1997)
  • Impact analysis of the project together with extension workers in a one week workshop. Presented results at a local conference. Prepared guide on the calculation of the economic value of fruit trees. Responsible for management and implementation of workshop, supervising more than 20 extension workers. (GTZ) (March 1997)
  • Study on the economics of fruit production in Northern Philippines (December 1991 – May 1994)
  • Organized socio-economic baseline survey and a participatory farming systems survey, supervising six enumerators for more than one year. Developed scheme for participatory fruit tree based farming system analysis and trained more than 40 extension worker and other project staff to apply the scheme. Analyzed investments in different kind of fruit trees. Organized six workshops to train project staff on computer skills necessary for farm data analysis. Supported M&E-section of the project. (GTZ) (December 1991 – May 1994)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Edited books, journals, and conference proceedings

  1. Wesseler, Justus, Philip Aerni (eds.) (2011): Special Issue of AgBioForum from the 2011 ICABR and the. AgBioForum 14(4).
  2. Wesseler, Justus, David S. Spielman, Matty Demont (eds.) (2011): Special Issue of AgBioForum from the 2010 ICABR and the 2010 Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference. AgBioForum 13(4).
  3. Beckmann, Volker, Nguyen Huu Dung, Max Spoor, Justus Wesseler, Shi Xiaoping (eds.) (2011): "Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East and Southeast Asia". Series on Institutional Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Shaker-Publisher, Aachen.
  4. Wesseler, Justus, Stuart Smyth, Sara Scatasta (eds.) (2010): Special Issue of AgBioForum, contribution of the ICABR 2009 conference to the Emerging Bioeconomy. AgBioForum 13(2).
  5. Wesseler, Justus and Sara Scatasta (eds.) (2009): Special Issue of AgBioForum, honoring the contribution of Professor Vittorio Santaniello. AgBioForum 12(1).
  6. Wesseler, Justus (ed.) (2005): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops. Dordrecht, NL: Springer Press.
  7. Gollier, Christian, Hans-Peter Weikard, Justus Wesseler (eds.) (2004): Special issue “Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 29(1).
  8. Wesseler, Justus, Hans-Peter Weikard and Robert Weaver (eds.) (2003): Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  9. Ierland, Ekko van, Hans-Peter Weikard, Justus Wesseler (eds.) (2002): Proceedings of the International Conference on Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics, 5-7 June 2002. Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University, NL.

Publications in scientific journals (peer reviewed)

  1. Le, Loan T., Ekko C. van  Ierland, Xueqin Zhu, and Justus Wesseler (2013): Energy and greenhouse gas balances of cassava-based ethanol. Biomass & Bioenergy. Forthcoming.
  2. Venus, Thomas, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Justus Wesseler (2013). Ist das Angebot von Nahrungsmitteln “Ohne Gentechnik” wirtschaftlich Nachhaltig? Quarterly Journal of Economic Research. (forthcoming).
  3. Groeneveld, Rolf, Justus Wesseler, Paul Berentsen (2013): Dominos in the dairy: An analysis of transgenic maize in Dutch dairy farming. Ecological Economics 86(2):107-116.
  4. Skevas, Theodoros Enoch Kikulwe, Helen Papadopoulou, Ioannis Skevas, Justus Wesseler (2012): Do European Union Farmers Reject Genetically Modified Maize? Farmer Preferences for Genetically Modified Maize in Greece. AgBioForum 15(3):242-256.
  5. Groeneveld, Rolf, Erik Ansink, Clemens van de Wiel, and Justus Wesseler (2011) Benefits and costs of biologically contained GM tomatoes and eggplants in Italy and Spain. Sustainability. 2011, 3, 1265-1281; doi:10.3390/su3081265
  6. Kikulwe, Enoch, Justus Wesseler, José Falck-Zepeda (2011): Attitudes, Perceptions, and Trust: Insights from a Consumer Survey Regarding Genetically Modified Banana in Uganda. Appetite 57(2):401-413.
  7. Kikulwe, Enoch, Ekin Birol, Justus Wesseler, José Falck-Zepeda (2011): A Latent Class Approach to Investigating Developing Country Consumers’ Demand for Genetically Modified Staple Food Crops: The Case of GM Banana in Uganda. Agricultural Economics. 42:547–560 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-0862.2010.00529.x
  8. Van Halsema, Gerardo, Beshir Keddi Lencha1, Mengistu Assefa, Huib Hengsdijk, Justus Wesseler (2011): Performance assessment of two smallholder irrigation schemes in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. Irrigation and Drainage. 60(5): 622-634. DOI: 10.1002/ird.613.
  9. Otto – Banaszak, Ilona, Piotr Matczak, Justus Wesseler, Frank Wechsung (2011): Different perceptions of adaptation to climate change: a mental model approach applied to the evidence from expert interviews. Regional Environmental Change. 11(2):217-228.
  10. Skevas, Theodoros, Pedro Fevereiro, Justus Wesseler (2010): Coexistence Regulations & Agriculture Production: A Case Study of Five Bt Maize Producers in Portugal. Ecological Economics. 69(12):2402-2408.
  11. Kovacevich, Vujadin and Justus Wesseler (2010): Cost - Effectiveness Analysis of Algae Energy Production in the EU. Energy Policy 38(10): 5749-5757.
  12. Mbah, Martial L. M., Graeme Forster, Justus Wesseler, Christopher Gilligan (2010): Economically optimal timing of crop disease control under uncertainty: an options approach. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 7(51):1421-1428.
  13. Wesseler, Justus and El Hadji Fall (2010): Potential damage costs of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera infestation in Europe – the “no control” scenario. Journal of Applied Entomology 134(5): 385-394.
  14. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, and Justus Wesseler (2010). Ex-Ante Regulation and Ex-Post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility: Governing the Coexistence of GM Crops. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 4, 2010-9. (Nominated for the E.ON Prize in the field of energy and environment).
  15. Ansink, Erik and Justus Wesseler (2009): Quantifying type I and type II errors in decision-making under uncertainty: The case of GM crops. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences 2(1):61-66.
  16. Skevas, Theodoros, Pedro Fevereiro, and Justus Wesseler (2009): Coping with Ex Ante Regulations for Planting Bt-Maize – The Portuguese Experience. AgBioForum 12(1): 60-69.
  17. Wesseler, Justus (2009): The Santaniello Theorem of Irreversible Benefits. AgBioForum 12(1): 8-13.
  18. Gebreselassie, Kidist, Lisa Price, Justus Wesseler and Ekko C. van Ierland (2008): Impacts of HIV/AIDS on labor allocation and crop diversity: stages of the disease matter. NJAS – Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. Special issue on AIDS and agriculture 56(3):219-240.
  19. Scatasta, Sara, Justus Wesseler, Jill Hobbs (2007): Differentiating the consumer benefits from labelling of GM food products. Agriculture Economics 37(2-3):237-242.
  20. Wesseler, Justus, Sara Scatasta, Eleonora Nillesen (2007): The Maximum Incremental Social Tolerable Irreversible Costs (MISTICs) and other Benefits and Costs of Introducing Transgenic Maize in the EU-15. Pedobiologia 51(3):261-269.
  21. Rahim, Afaf, Ekko van Ierland, Justus Wesseler (2007): Economic Incentives for Entry and Exit in Gum Arabic Agroforestry System in Sudan. Forest Policy and Economics 10(1-2):36-47.
  22. Wesseler, Justus (2007): Opportunities (‘Costs) Matter - A Comment on Pimentel and Patzek “Ethanol Production Using Corn, Switchgrass, and Wood; Biodiesel Production Using Soybean and Sunflower”. Energy Policy 35(2):1414-1416.
  23. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, Justus Wesseler (2006): Co-Existence Rules and Regulations in the European Union. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(5):1193-1199.
  24. Tassone, Valentina, Justus Wesseler, and Francesco S. Nesci (2006): Reply to the Comment by Thorsen et al. On “Diverging Incentives for Afforestation from Carbon Sequestration: an Economic Analysis of the EU Afforestation Program in the South of Italy” Forest Policy and Economics 9(2):109-112.
  25. Kuosmanen, Timo, Diemuth Pemsl, and Justus Wesseler (2006): Specification and Estimation of Production Functions Involving Damage Control Inputs: A Two-Stage, Semi-Parametric Approach. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(2): 499-511.
  26. Weikard, Hans-Peter, Maarten Punt, Justus Wesseler (2006): Diversity Measurement Combining the Relative Abundances and Taxonomic Distinctiveness of Species. Diversity and Distributions 12:215-217.
  27. Chen, Meichi, Arjan Ruijs, Justus Wesseler (2005): Solid waste management on small islands: the case of Green Island, Taiwan. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 45(1):31-47.
  28. Mayaka, Theodore B., Theo Hendriks, Justus Wesseler, and Herbert H.T. Prins (2005): Optimization of social benefits from wildlife harvesting in the Benoue National Park-Complex, Cameroon. Ecological Economics, 54(1): 67-80.
  29. Nillesen, Eleonora, Justus Wesseler, and Averil Cook (2005): Correcting for multiple destination trips in recreational use values. An application to Bellenden Ker National Park, Australia. Environmental Management, 36(2):311-316.
  30. Netalieva, Indira, Justus Wesseler, and Wim Heijman (2005): Health costs caused by oil extraction air emissions and the benefits from abatement: the case of Kazakhstan. Energy Policy 33(9):1169-1177.
  31. Bohanec, Marko, Sašo Džeroski, Martin Žnidaršič, Antoine Messéan, Sara Scatasta, and Justus Wesseler (2004): Multi-attribute modelling of economic and ecological impacts of cropping systems. Informatica 28(4):387-392.

  32. Demont, Matty, Justus Wesseler, Eric Tollens (2004): Biodiversity versus transgenic sugar beets – the one Euro question. European Review of Agricultural Economics 31(1):1-18.
  33. Kuosmanen, Timo, Eleonora Nillesen, and Justus Wesseler (2004): Does ignoring multi-destination trips in the travel cost method cause a systematic downward bias? Australian Journal of Agriculture and Resource Economics 48(4):629-651.
  34. Tassone, Valentina, Justus Wesseler, and Francesco S. Nesci (2004): Diverging incentives for afforestation from carbon sequestration – an economic analysis of the EU afforestation programme in the south of Italy. Forest Policy and Economics 6(6):567-578.
  35. Weaver, Robert D. and Justus Wesseler (2004): Monopolistic pricing power for transgenic crops when technology adopters face irreversible benefits and costs. Applied Economics Letters 11(15):969-973.
  36. Wesseler, Justus and Jock Anderson (2004): Risk and uncertainty in environmental and resource economics: insights from an international conference at Wageningen, June 2002. Risk, Decision, and Policy 9(2):108-128.
  37. Beckmann, Volker and Justus Wesseler (2003): How labour organisation may affect technology adoption: an analytical framework analysing the case of integrated pest management. Environment and Development Economics 8(3): 437-450.
  38. Wesseler, Justus (1995): Eliciting the time preference of farmers. Journal of the Asian Farming Systems Association 3(1):101-109.

Publications in edited books and conference proceedings (peer reviewed)

  1. Kikulwe, Enoch, Ekin Birol, Justus Wesseler, Jose Falck-Zepeda (2013) Consumer perceptions of the potential introduction of a fungal resistant banana in Uganda. In J. Falck-Zepeda, G. Gruere, and I. Sithole-Niang (Eds.), What Role for Genetically Modified Crops in the African Countries South of the Sahara? Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.
  2. Wesseler, Justus, Sara Scatasta, El Hadji Fall (2011): Environmental Benefits and Costs of GM Crops. In "Genetically modified food and global welfare" edited by Colin Carter, GianCarlo Moschini and Ian Sheldon, pp 173-199. Volume 10 in Frontiers of Economics and Globalization Series. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing.
  3. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, Justus Wesseler (2011): Coexistence of genetically modified (GM) and non-modified (non GM) crops: Are the two main property rights regimes equivalent with respect to the coexistence value? In "Genetically modified food and global welfare" edited by Colin Carter, GianCarlo Moschini and Ian Sheldon, pp 201-224. Volume 10 in Frontiers of Economics and Globalization Series. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing.
  4. Wesseler, Justus and Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes (2011): Present and Future EU GMO policy. In Arie Oskam, Gerrit Meesters and Huib Silvis (eds.), EU Policy for Agriculture, Food and Rural Areas. Second Edition, pp. 23-323 – 23-332. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  5. Kikulwe, Enoch, Justus Wesseler, José Falck-Zepeda (2010): Consumer Perceptions towards Introducing a Genetically Modified Banana (Musa spp.) in Uganda. In T. Dubois, S. Hauser, C. Staver, D. Coyne (eds.) International Conference on Banana and Plantain in Africa: Harnessing International Partnerships to Increase Research Impact, pp. 175-184. Mombasa, Kenya: ISHS Acta Horticulturae 879.
  6. Wesseler, Justus (2010): Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the agriculture and food policy. In Arie Oskam, Gerrit Meesters and Huib Silvis (eds.), EU Policy for Agriculture, Food and Rural Areas, pp. 103-107. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  7. Kikulwe, Enoch, Ekin Birol, Justus Wesseler, and José Falck-Zepeda (2009) A Latent Class Approach to Investigating Developing Country Consumers’ Demand for Genetically Modified Staple Food Crops: The Case of GM Banana in Uganda. IFPRI Discussion Paper 00938. Washington, DC: IFPRI.
  8. Tassone, Valentina, Justus Wesseler, Francesco S. Nesci (2008): Effects of Environmental Benefits from Afforestation on Optimal Harvesting Age in Mediterranean Marginal Area. In: Luca Cesaro, Paola Gatto and Davide Pettenella (eds.) The Multifunctional Role of Forests – Policies, Methods and Case Studies, 327-340. European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland.
  9. Kikulwe, Enoch, Justus Wesseler, Jose Falck-Zepeda (2008): GM Banana in Uganda: Social Benefits, Costs, and Consumer Perceptions. EPTD Discussion Paper 00767. Washington, DC: IFPRI.
  10. Beckmann, Volker and Justus Wesseler (2007): Spatial Dimension of Externalities and the Coase Theorem: Implications for Coexistence of Transgenic Crops. In W. Heijman (ed.) Regional Externalities, 215-234. Berlin: Springer.
  11. Weaver, Robert, Justus Wesseler (2006): Restricted Monopoly R&D Pricing: uncertainty, irreversibility and non-market effects. In R.E. Evenson and V. Santaniello (eds.) International Trade and Policies for Genetically Modified Products, pp. 12-21. Wallingford: CABI.
  12. Demont, Matty, Justus Wesseler, Erik Tollens (2005): Irreversible costs and benefits of transgenic crops: what are they? In J. Wesseler (ed.): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops, 113-122. Wageningen UR Frontis Series Vol. 7, Springer, Dordrecht.
  13. Soregaroli, Claudio and Justus Wesseler (2005): Minimum distance requirements and liability: implications for coexistence. In J. Wesseler (ed.): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops, 165-182. Wageningen UR Frontis Series Vol. 7, Springer, Dordrecht.
  14. Weaver, Robert D. and Justus Wesseler (2004): Food system value chains: implications for agricultural policy. In G. Van Huylenbroeck, W. Verbeke and L. Lauwers (eds.) Role of Institutions in Rural Policies and Agricultural Markets, 213-223. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  15. Zhu, Xueqin, Ekko van Ierland, Justus Wesseler (2004): Introducing novel protein foods in the EU: economic and environmental impacts. In R. D. Evenson and V. Santaniello (eds.): Consumer Acceptance of Genetically Modified Foods. Wallingford: CABI, 189-208.
  16. Wesseler, Justus (2003): Resistance economics of transgenic crops. A real option approach. In R. Laxminarayan (ed.) Battling Resistance to Antibiotics. An Economic Approach, 214-237. Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future.
  17. Alibejov, Nemet, Georg Duerr, Stephan Krische, Justus Wesseler (2002) Agro-ecological zones and their impact on farm production and household income after privatization in Azerbaijan. Some important policy implications. In Peter Tillack and Ulrich Fiege (eds.) Agricultural Technology and Economic Development of Central and Eastern Europe, 11-23. Bergen/Dumme: Agrimedia.
  18. Wesseler, Justus (2002): The Economics of Agrobiotechnology. In Knowledge Support for Sustainable Development, Volume I, Chapter 3.4.6.58.4.11 of the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Oxford: EOLSS Publishers.
  19. Wesseler, Justus (2002): Decision making under temporal uncertainty and irreversibility: benchmark values for the release of transgenic crops in the EU. In T. Swanson (ed.): The Economics of Managing Biotechnologies, 145-156. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  20. Wesseler, Justus (2001): Assessing the risk of transgenic crops - the role of scientific belief systems. In M. Matthies, H. Malchow, and J. Kriz (eds.) Integrative Systems Approaches to Natural and Social Sciences - Systems Science 2000, 319-327. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
  21. Wesseler, Justus, Michael Weichert (1999): Der Wert zusätzlicher Informationen bei Investitionsentscheidungen mit einem hohen Grad an Irreversibilität. Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus e.V., Band 35, S. 293-301. Münster-Hiltrup: Landwirtschaftsverlag.
  22. Wesseler, Justus (1995): Welchen Beitrag kann der Obstanbau zur Ernährungssicherung leisten? Eine Fallstudie aus den Bergregionen der Philippinen. In Horst S.H. Seifer, Paul L.G. Vlek and H.-J. Weidelt (eds.) Göttinger Beiträge zur Land- und Forstwirtschaft in den Tropen und Subtropen, Heft 115, S. 115-128. Göttingen: Erich Goltze Verlag.

Publications in edited books and journals and conference proceedings (not peer reviewed)

  1. Smart, Richard and Justus Wesseler: Environmental Impacts. In: Jose Falck-Zepeda, Karinne Ludlow, Stuart Smyth (eds.), Socio-economic Considerations in Biotechnology Regulation. Springer, New York (forthcoming).
  2. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, and Justus Wesseler: Coexistence. In David Castle, Peter Phillips and Stuart Smyth (eds.), Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development, Chapter 25. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. (forthcoming).
  3. Kikulwe, Enoch and Justus Wesseler: Incremental Benefits of Genetically modified Bananas in Uganda. In David Castle, Peter Phillips and Stuart Smyth (eds.), Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. (forthcoming).
  4. Venus, Thomas, Justus Wesseler (2012): Wieso produzieren „nur“ manche Molkereien „ohne Gentechnik“? Deutsche Molkerei Zeitung 133(22): 32-34.
  5. Wesseler, Justus, Volker Beckmann, Claudio Soregaroli (2012) Coexistence of GM and non-GM supply chains in the EU: policy framework and economic aspects. In Maria Lusser, Terri Raney, Pascal Tillie, Koen Dillen, and Emilio Rodriguez – Cerezo (eds.) International workshop on socioeconomic impacts of genetically modified crops co-organised by JRC-IPTS and FAO, pp. 75-79. JRC Scientific and Policy Reports. Publications Office of the European Union and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  6. Venus, Thomas, Justus Wesseler (2012): Bereits doppelt so viel „ohne Gentechnik“- Milch als Biomilch in Deutschland: Welche Bedeutung hat GVO-freie Milch für unsere Milchwirtschaft? Deutsche Molkerei Zeitung 133(2): 24-26.
  7. Reprint des Beitrages in der DMZ in dem Allgäuer Bauernblatt 20-2012:40-42.
  8. Wesseler, J., & Aerni, P. (2011). Sustainability and the bioeconomy. AgBioForum, 14(3), 94-96.
  9. Smyth, S.J., Aerni, P., Castle, D., Demont, M., Falck-Zepeda, J.B., Paarlberg, R., Phillips, P.W.B., Pray, C. E., Savastano, S., Wesseler, J., Zilberman, D. (2011). Sustainability and the bioeconomy: Policy recommendations from the 15th ICABR conference. AgBioForum, 14(3), 180-186.
  10. Wesseler, Justus, David S. Spielman, Matty Demont (eds.) (2011): The Future of Governance in the Global Bioeconomy: Policy, Regulation, and Investment Challenges for the Biotechnology and Bioenergy Sectors. AgBioForum, 13(4), 288-290.
  11. Irawan, Evi, Volker Beckmann, and Justus Wesseler (2010): Transaction costs analysis of hired labor use in pest management: An empirical study of fruit tree farming in Thailand. In: Beckmann, Volker, Nguyen Huu Dung, Max Spoor, Justus Wesseler, Shi Xiaoping (eds.): "Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East and Southeast Asia", 317-355. Series on Institutional Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Shaker-Publisher, Aachen.
  12. Smyth, Stuart., Jose Falck-Zepeda, Richard Gray, Anwar Nassem, Robert Paarlberg, Peter W.B. Phillips, Carl Pray, Sara Savastano, Pasquale Scandizzo, Sara Scatasta, Justus Wesseler, David Zilberman (2010). Policy recommendations from the 13th ICABR Conference on the Emerging Bioeconomy. AgBioForum, 13(2), 98-103.
  13. Wesseler, Justus, Stuart Smyth, Sara Scatasta (2010). Overview of special issue from the 2009 ICABR conference. AgBioForum, 13(2), 95-97.
  14. Kikulwe, Enoch, Ekin Birol, Jose Falck-Zepeda and Justus Wesseler (2010): Rural consumers’ preferences for banana attributes in Uganda: Is there a market for GM staples? In Bennett, J.W. and E. Birol (Eds.). Choice Experiments in Developing Countries: Implementation, Challenges and Policy Implications. Edward-Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK.
  15. Wesseler, Justus and Sara Scatasta (2009): Editor’s Introduction. The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology: Creative Destruction, Adoption, or Irrelevance?–In Honor of Prof. Vittorio Santaniello. AgBioForum, 12(1): 1-3.
  16. Scatasta, Sara, Justus Wesseler, Matty Demont, Marko Bohanec, Sašo Džeroski, Martin Žnidaršič (2006): Multi-Attribute Modelling of Economic and Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Innovations on Cropping Systems. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics 4:52-59.
  17. Scatasta, Sara, Justus Wesseler, Matty Demont (2006): Irreversibility, Uncertainty, and the Adoption of Transgenic Crops: Experiences from Applications to HT sugar beet, HT corn, and Bt Corn. In: Richard E. Just, Julian M. Alston, and David Zilberman (eds.): Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology: Economics and Policy, 327-352. Berlin: Springer.
  18. Nillesen, Eleonora, Sara Scatasta, Justus Wesseler (2006): Do environmental impacts differ for Bt, Ht and conventional corn with respect to pesticide use in Europe? An empirical assessment using the Environmental Impact Quotient. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin 29(5): 109-118.
  19. Wesseler, Justus (2005): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops: An introduction. In J. Wesseler (ed.): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops, 1-6. Wageningen UR Frontis Series Vol. 7, Springer, Dordrecht.
  20. Wesseler, Justus (2005): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops: Conclusions. In J. Wesseler (ed.): Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops, 265-266. Wageningen UR Frontis Series Vol. 7, Springer, Dordrecht.
  21. Gollier, Christian, Hans-Peter Weikard, Justus Wesseler (eds.) (2004): Introduction: risk and uncertainty in environmental and resource economics. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 29(1):5-6.
  22. Bao, Xiaobin, Justus Wesseler, Ekko C. van Ierland (2003): A comparative study on watershed management in Western Europe and China. In: 1st International Yellow River Forum on River Basin Management, Volume I River Basin Water Resources Management, 38-45.
  23. Wesseler, Justus, Hans-Peter Weikard, Robert Weaver (2003): Approaches to risk and uncertainty in environmental and resource economics. In J. Wesseler, H.-P. Weikard and R. D. Weaver (eds.): Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics, 1-6. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
  24. Wesseler, Justus (2002): Transgenic Crops: can European consumers benefit from eating them and will they want to? In: The BCPC Conference Pests & Diseases 2002. Volume 2, 1013-1020. Surrey: The British Crop Protection Council.
  25. Mithöfer, Dagmar, Justus Wesseler (2002): When will farm-households consider to plant domesticated indigenous fruit trees? A real option approach using contingent claim analysis. In Ierland, Ekko van, Hans-Peter Weikard, Justus Wesseler (eds.): Proceedings of the International Conference on Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics, 5-7 June 2002. Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group, Wageningen University, NL.
  26. Alibejov, Nemet, Stephan Krische, Justus Wesseler (2001): Agro-ecological zones and their impact on farm production and farm organization after privatization in Azerbaijan. Bornimer Agrartechnische Berichte, Heft 27, S. 37-42. Potsdam-Bornim: Institut für Agrartechnik.
  27. Odening, Martin, Justus Wesseler, Hans-Peter Weikard (2001): New investment theory in agricultural economics: its implications for farm management, environmental policy and development. In G.H. Peters and Prabhu Pingali (eds.): Tomorrow’s Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure and Innovations, 656-657. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company.
  28. Wesseler, Justus (2000): Temporal uncertainty and irreversibility - A theoretical framework for the decision to approve the release of transgenic crops. In W. H. Lesser (ed.): Transitions in Agbiotech: Economics of Strategy and Policy. Proceedings of NE-165 Conference June 24-25, 1999, Washington D.C. Including papers presented at the: International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research Conference June 17-19, 1999 Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. Part IV, Regulation and Trade, Chapter 20.
  29. Waibel, Hermann, Justus Wesseler, Walter Dirksmeyer (1997): The economics of rainforestation farming. Proceedings of the First Conference of Rainforestation Farming. Tacloban, Philippines.
  30. Wesseler, Justus (1997): Wirtschaftlichkeitsaspekte im Tropischen und Subtropischen Obstanbau. AID-Heft Nr. 3404/1997:112-130. Bonn: Auswertungs- und Informationsdienst für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten.

Monographs

  1. Wesseler, Justus, Hermann Waibel (2001): Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation: A Guide to Fruit Tree Based Farming Systems Analysis. Hannover: Institut für Gartenbauökonomie.
  2. Wesseler, Justus (1997): Calculating the Economic Value of a Fruit Tree Orchard. A User’s Guide. RP-GFTP, Baguio City, Philippines.
  3. Wesseler, Justus (1997): Die Ökonomik der Einführung von Obstkulturen in der Cordillera Central von Nordluzon, Philippinen. Shaker-Verlag, Aachen.

Publication of abstracts

  1. Wesseler, Justus (2008): GMOs and Coexistence: Policies and Practices. In Caroline Schäfer, Christian Rupschus, Uwe Jens Nagel (eds.) “Enhancing the Capacities of Agricultural Systems and Producers” Proceedings of the Second Green Week Scientific Conference. Weikersheim: Margraf Publishers.
  2. Njenga, Arshford, Manfred van Eckert, Justus Wesseler (2001): Improving resource allocation for sustainable development through participatory farming systems analysis. In G.H. Peters and Prabhu Pingali (eds.): Tomorrow’s Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure and Innovations, 720. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company.
  3. Wesseler, Justus, Hermann Waibel (1997): Ein Vergleich der Wirtschaftlichkeit verschiedener tropischer und subtropischer Obstkulturen. BDGL-Schriftenreihe Band 15, S. 28. Hannover: Deutsche Gartenbauwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft.
  4. Wesseler, Justus, Hermann Waibel (1995): Zur Messung der Zeitpräferenz von Obstbauern auf den Philippinen. BDGL-Schriftenreihe Band 13, S. 25. Hannover: Deutsche Gartenbauwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft. 

Reports

  1. Thomas Venus, Raquel Casadamon, Claudio Soregaroli, Justus Wesseler (2011) Comparison of Bt and Non-Bt maize cultivation gross margin: a case study of maize producers from Italy, Spain and Germany. FuturAgra, Rome.
  2. Kogel, Tomas, Justus Wesseler, Tuomo Saloranta, David Barton (2010). Deliverable DII.1.c-2 Report on application of decision making framework for assessing external effects with irreversibility and uncertainty to a case study. EU EXIOPOL project report. Integrated Project in PRIORITY 6.3 Global Change and Ecosystems in the 6th EU framework programme.
  3. Wesseler, Justus, Erik Ansink, El Hadji Fall, Rolf Groeneveld, Vujadin Kovacevic, Wiepke Wissema (2009). Deliverable D5.11 Report on overall economic and environmental assessment of the intended and unintended effects due the genetic transformation event of the “contained” GM. “Transcontainer” project report. European Commission-funded Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP) in the Sixth Framework Programme Priority 5: Food Quality and Safety.
  4. Wesseler, Justus, Erik Ansink, El Hadji Fall, Rolf Groeneveld, Vujadin Kovacevic, Olufunso Somorin, Wiepke Wissema (2009). Deliverable D5.10 Report on environmental cost-benefit analysis by annual and perennial crops at farm or forest level. “Transcontainer” project report. European Commission-funded Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP) in the Sixth Framework Programme Priority 5: Food Quality and Safety.
  5. Wesseler, Justus, Erik Ansink, El Hadji Fall, Rolf Groeneveld, Vujadin Kovacevic, Wiepke Wissema (2009). Deliverable D5.9 Report on economic Assessment of implications for co-existence in the EU. “Transcontainer” project report. European Commission-funded Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP) in the Sixth Framework Programme Priority 5: Food Quality and Safety.
  6. Wesseler, Justus, Erik Ansink, El Hadji Fall, Rolf Groeneveld, Vujadin Kovacevic, Wiepke Wissema (2009). Deliverable D5.8 Report on economic Assessment at farm and EU level by annual and perennial crop. “Transcontainer” project report. European Commission-funded Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP) in the Sixth Framework Programme Priority 5: Food Quality and Safety.
  7. Fall, El Hadji and Justus Wesseler (2008): Deliverable 02.14 Report on Environmental and Socio-Economic Analysis. Specific Support Action (FP6-2004-SSP-4- 022623). Diabr-Act-Harmonise the strategies for fighting Diabrotica virgifera virgifera.
  8. Fall, El Hadji and Justus Wesseler (2008): Deliverable 02.15 Report Market Analyses for the Potential Use of Biological Control Products in High Value Maize Systems. Specific Support Action (FP6-2004-SSP-4- 022623). Diabr-Act -Harmonise the strategies for fighting Diabrotica virgifera virgifera.
  9. Fall, El Hadji and Justus Wesseler (2008): Deliverable 02.16 Report on practical compatibility and economic competitiveness of biological control option with chemical control and with cultural control of WCR. Specific Support Action (FP6-2004-SSP-4- 022623). Diabr-Act -Harmonise the strategies for fighting Diabrotica virgifera virgifera.
  10. Wesseler, Justus, David Barton (2008): Deliverable DII.1.c-2 Provisional decision making framework for assessing external effects under irreversibility and uncertainty illustrated using two case studies. EU EXIOPOL project report. Integrated Project in PRIORITY 6.3 Global Change and Ecosystems in the 6th EU framework programme.
  11. Wesseler, Justus (2003): Analyse des landwirtschaftlichen und ausserlandwirtschaftlichen Einkommens für das Jahr 2001 im Rayon Sagatalla, Azerbaidschan. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit.
  12. Wesseler, Justus (2001): Analyse des landwirtschaftlichen und ausserlandwirtschaftlichen Einkommens für das Jahr 2000 im Rayon Sagatalla, Azerbaidschan. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit.
  13. Nemet Alibejov, E. Sch. Gasilow, Stephan Krische, Justus Wesseler (2001): Landnutzungsplannung für den Sagatala-Rayon, Aserbaidschan. Bericht zur Orientierungsphase und zu Fallbeispielen. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit.
  14. Abansi, Corazon, Valerian Justo, and Justus Wesseler (2000): The future of the Philippine cotton sector – an assessment of the comparative advantage. Study report on behalf of the FAO/EU Asian Intercountry Cotton IPM programme, Bangkok, (FAO).
  15. Njenga, Arshford, Justus Wesseler (1999): Participatory Farming Systems Analysis of Tree Based Farming Systems in Southern Malawi. Workshop Document. Integration of Tree Crops into Farming Systems Project, Nairobi, Kenya (GTZ).
  16. Wesseler, Justus, Arshford Njenga (1999): Poverty Alleviation, Job Creation, and Gender Participation through Sustainable Agriculture Intensification. Study Report. Integration of Tree Crops into Farming Systems Project, Nairobi, Kenya (GTZ).
  17. Wesseler, Justus (1999): Evaluierung des ONÇA Project. Durchgeführt im Auftrage Freunde des ONÇA- Projektes e.V., Bad Iburg, Deutschland.
  18. Boutayeb, Karim, Herman Waibel, Justus Wesseler (1998): Improvement of the Present Planing and Evaluation Procedure of Irrigation Projects: The Example of the Thikaria Minor Irrigation Project. Frankfurt: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).
  19. Wesseler, Justus, the Staff of the Philippine-German Fruit Tree Project (1997): Impact Analysis of Fruit Growing at Farm Level. Baguio City, Philippines: Republic of the Philippines – German Fruit Tree Project.
  20. Waibel, Herman, Justus Wesseler (1997): Wirtschaftlichkeit von Kleinbewässerungsanlagen in Burkina Faso. Eschborn: Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit.
  21. Wesseler, Justus, Workshop Participants (1996): The Household Income Derived from Fruit Trees. A Data Analysis for Different Kenyan Farming Systems. Internal ITFSP Paper 3. Nairobi, Kenya: Integrating Tree Crops into Farming Systems Project.
  22. Wesseler, Justus and Workshop Participants (1996): Participatory Farm Planning of Fruit Tree Based Farming Systems. Volume I: Workshop Document and Preliminary Extension Handout. Internal ITFSP Paper No. 2. Nairobi, Kenya: Integrating Tree Crops into Farming Systems Project.
  23. Wesseler, Justus and Workshop Participants (1996): Participatory Farm Planning of Fruit Tree Based Farming Systems. Volume II: Results of the Case Studies. Internal ITFSP Paper No. 2. Nairobi, Kenya: Integrating Tree Crops into Farming Systems Project.

Others

  1. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, and Justus Wesseler (2009). Ex-Ante Regulation and Ex-Post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility: Governing the Coexistence of GM Crops. Economics Discussion Papers, No 2009-53.
  2. Gebreselassie, Kidist, Justus Wesseler, and Ekko C. van Ierland (2007): Interrelations between HIV/AIDS, labor organization and agrobiodiversity: a farm household model analysis. Mansholt Graduate School of Social Sciences Discussion Paper MWP-35, Wageningen University.
  3. Beckmann, Volker, Claudio Soregaroli, Justus Wesseler (2006): Governing the Co-Existence of GM Crops. Ex-Ante Regulation and Ex-Post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility. ICAR Discussion Paper 12/2006. Berlin: Humboldt University.
  4. Gebreselassie, Kidist, Lisa Leimar Price, Justus Wesseler, and Ekko C. van Ierland (2006): Impacts of HIV/AIDS on labor allocation and crop diversity: do stages of the disease matter? Mansholt Grduate School of Social Sciences Discussion Paper MWP-32, Wageningen University.
  5. Scatasta, Sara, Justus Wesseler, Matty Demont (2006): A Critical Assessment of Methods for Analysis of Social Welfare Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops: a Literature Survey. Working Paper Mansholt Graduate School MWP-27, Wageningen University.
  6. Beckmann, Volker, Justus Wesseler (2005): Spatial Dimension of Externalities and the Coase Theorem: Implications for Co-existence of Transgenic Crops. Working Paper Mansholt Graduate School MWP-20, Wageningen University.
  7. Kuosmanen, Timo, Eleonora Nillesen, Justus Wesseler (2003): Does ignoring multi-destination trips in the travel cost method cause a systematic downward bias? Working Paper Mansholt Graduate School MWP-09, Wageningen University.
  8. Nillesen, Eleonora, Justus Wesseler, Averil Cook (2003): Correcting for multiple destination trips in recreational use values. An application to Bellenden Ker National Park, Australia. Working Paper Mansholt Graduate School MWP-07, Wageningen University.
  9. Wesseler, Justus (2003): Book Review. Travels in the Genetically Modified Zone by Mark L. Winston. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 42(2).
  10. Wesseler, Justus (2002): Book Review. The Economics of Biotechnology by J. D. Gaisford, J. E. Hobbs, W. A. Kerr, N. Perdikis and M. D. Plunkett. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 29(2): 285-286.
  11. Wesseler, Justus (2001): Book Review. Transaktionskosten und institutionelle Wahl in der Landwirtschaft by Volker Beckmann. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 40: 74-76.
  12. Wesseler, Justus (1991): Zeitpräferenz und die Nutzung erneuerbarer Ressourcen – Dargestellt am Beispiel der Bodennutzung in den Hochlagen der Philippinen. Diplomarbeit am Institut für Agrarökonomie der Universität Göttingen.

Keynote and plenary presentations

  1. Regulation of Green Biotechnology in the EU: Implications for Agricultural Competitiveness and Environmental Services. Invited Keynote Speech: Joint 131st EAAE Seminar and Agrarian Perspectives XXI Innovation for Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability of Rural Areas. Prague, the Czech Republic, 18 – 19 September, 2012.
  2. Liability regimes, compensation schemes and other ex post coexistence rules in EU countries. Invited Plenary Speech: Fifth International Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Coexistence Conference, 26 – 28 October 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
  3. Overview of coexistence practices contrasting different approaches in different countries and touching on specific challenges in the developing world. Invited Keynote Speech. Fourth International Conference on Coexistence between Genetically Modified (GM) and non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains, 10 – 12 November 2009, Melbourne, Australia.
  4. Gentechnik in der europäischen Landwirtschaft – ökonomische und gesellschaftliche Fragestellungen. Keynote presented at the annual Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie Tagung 2009 “Gentechnik in der Landwirtschaft – Wirtschaftliche, Soziale und Rechtliche Aspekte“, Naters/Brig, 1.-2. April 2009.
  5. GMOs and Coexistence: Policies and Practices. Keynote Lecture, Green Week Scientific Conference 2008 “Enhancing the Capacities of Agricultural Systems and Producers”, January, 16th and 17th, Berlin.

Invited presentations and lectures

  1. Europa ohne Gentechnik – Perspektiven für Märkte, Landnutzung und Forschung. Presentation Futtermittelhandelstag, 15. - 16. Mai 2012, Burg Warberg.
  2. The Economics of Coexistence. Presentation 5th Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference. UC Berkeley Alumni House, March 26-28, 2012.
  3. Freisinger Gipfelgespräche. UNSER TÄGLICHES BROT GIB UNS HEUTE? LÖSUNGSWEGE DER FORSCHUNG ZUR SICHERUNG DER LEBENSMITTELVERSORGUNG! Montag, 27.2.2012, 19.30 Uhr, Freising – Weihenstephan.
  4. Economic consequences of the 2011 ECJ judgement on GM pollen in honey for the worldwide honey trade. International Workshop on the consequences of the ECJ judgement on GM pollen in honey for GM crop releases and cultivation in Germany and the EU, Berlin, 13. – 14. Dec. 2011.
  5. Comparison of Bt and non-Bt maize cultivation gross margin: a case study of maize producers from Italy, Spain and Germany. Presentation: European Economic Social Committee debate on GM crops cultivation in Europe, 28 November 2011, Brussels, Belgium.
  6. Coexistence of GM and non-GM supply chains in the EU: policy framework and economic aspects. Presentation: International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified (GM) crops, co-organized by JRC-IPTS and FAO, 23 – 24 November 2011, Seville, Spain.
  7. Globale Umwälzung in der Ernährungswirtschaft und mögliche Folgen für die Bayerische Tierproduktion. Presentation: Bayerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Tierernährung e. V. Tagung, 4. - 5. October, 2011, Weihenstephan, Germany.
  8. Coexistence: technical, legal, economic, and policy aspects. Lecture: Biotechnology regulation immersion course 2011, 22 August, 2011, University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, USA.
  9. Gesellschaftliche Herausforderungen des 21. Jahrhunderts: Welchen Beitrag kann die agrarökonomische Forschung zur Bewältigung leisten? Presentation: Weihenstephaner Hochschultag, 8 July, 2011, Weihenstephan, Germany.
  10. The Science, Politics and Trade of Agricultural Biotechnology: Bottlenecks in Europe. Presentation at Nanjing Agricultural University, April 20, 2011.
  11. The trends and markets in agriculture, food and nutrition. Presentation: DSM Think Tank meeting, March 9, 2011, Weihenstephan, Germany.
  12. The Science, Politics and Trade of Agricultural Biotechnology: Bottlenecks in Europe. Brown Bag Seminar, March 2nd, 2011, World Trade Institute, Bern.
  13. Welfare Benefits of GM Crops. Societal Café on sustainable solutions for food security. Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Martin’s Central Park Hotel, Boulevard Charlemagne 80, Brussels.
  14. Environmental Benefits and Costs of Transgenic Crops. Invited presentation at the public meeting of the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board (NBAB), September 20, 2010, Høyres Hus, Oslo, Norway.
  15. Economic Aspects of GM Crop Cultivation. Invited presentation at International Symposium “Agricultural modern biotechnologies and their economic and environmental impact,” September 15, 2010 in the Library of the Academy, Ion Heliade Rădulescu  Hall,  125 Victoriei Ave., Bucharest organized by the Romanian Academy and the Biotechnology Scientific Commission of the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences „Gheorghe Ionescu-Şişeşti” (ASAS).
  16. Addressing Epidemics at Farm Level: Ex - Ante Regulations Vs. Ex - Post Liabilities. Invited paper for workshop on “Designing social ecosystems to control spread of epidemics”, Highland Hotel, Stirling, UK, 8-11 September 2010.
  17. The Environmental Regulations of Biofuels in Europe. Invited paper The Third Berkeley Conference on Biotechnology. The Current Situation of Biofuel – Economics, Policy, Technology, and Research. June 24-25, 2010, UC Berkeley.
  18. Decentralizing EU GM Regulatory Decisions and Implementation. Invited panel member of the CEPS Workshop “The Future of EU GM Regulation” Brussels, CEPS, June 9th, 2010.
  19. Coexistence: Are the two main property rights regimes symmetric? Invited presentation Workshop "Experts on coexistence between GM and non GM crops". June 1-2, 2010. IPTS, Sevilla.
  20. How much more safety to buy? On the precautionary principle and bio-safety regulations. Invited Presentation at the Agricultural and Resource Economics Group at the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, Friday, November 13, 2009.
  21. Socio-economic Aspects of Deployment of Biologically-Contained GM Crops. Presentation at the Transcontainer Project Scientific and Stakeholder Workshop, Brussels, 14-15 October, 2009.
  22. Quantifying Type I and Type II Errors in Decision Making Under Uncertainty: The Case of GM Crops. Presentation at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, September 3, 2009.
  23. Guilty until proven Innocent? Innocent until proven Guilty? On the Economics of Bio-Safety Tests for GMOs. Invited Presentation at the Manchester University workshop program on Environmental & Resource Economics, Tuesday April 28, 2009.
  24. Benefits and costs of Diabrotica control in Europe - The spatial dimension. Presentation closing EU-project meeting DIABR-ACT Harmonise the strategies for fighting Diabrotica virgifera virgifera, Sunday 25 May to Thursday 29 May 2008, Paulinerkirche, Göttingen, Germany.
  25. Threshold Effects. Presentation  EXIOPOL workshop Methodological Developments in Measuring External Costs at the University of Bath, UK, 14 May, 2008.
  26. Restructuring Higher Education in Resource and Environmental Economics in East-Asian Transition Economies: The Asia-Link RECREATE Experience. Invited presentation at the EHEF Hanoi 2007 Asia-Link Symposium. Friday 7th December 2007.
  27. Governing the Co-Existence of GM Crops: Ex-Ante Regulation and Ex-Post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility. Invited Presentation at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Monday November 12, 2007.
  28. Theory and Practice of Tradable Water Use Rights. Invited Presentation at the Sino-Dutch Workshop on Water Scarcity and Agricultural Land Use, Lanzhou, P.R. China, 21-22 October 2007.
  29. The Maximum Incremental Social Tolerable Irreversible Costs (MISTICs): An Economic Approach towards Bio-safety and the Precautionary Principle. Presentation at Kwanda Agricultural Research Institute, Uganda, July 16, 2007.
  30. The Maximum Incremental Social Tolerable Irreversible Costs (MISTICs) and other Benefits and Costs of Introducing GM Crops. Presentation at the Department of Development Economics, University of Economics, HoChiMinh City, September 20, 2006.
  31. Real Option Theory: Principles and Applications in Agricultural and Environmental Economics. Presentation at the Department of Land Management, Nanjing Agriculture University, Nanjing, September 11, 2006.
  32. ECOGEN – Preliminary Results. Invited presentation at the research workshop on Genetically Modified Foods and Crops safety and co-existence, 23 November 2005, European Commission, Research Directorate, Brussels.
  33. Irreversibility, Uncertainty, and the Adoption of Transgenic Crops: Experiences from Applications to HT sugar beet, HT corn, and Bt Corn. Presentation at the Open Seminar attended by invited speakers and the ECOGEN scientists. April 19, 2005, SCRI, Scotland.
  34. Effects of Labour Organization on the Adoption of IPM. Invited Presentation at the FAO Workshop on Impact Assessment of Farmer Field Schools, 21-23 July 2004, Garbsen, Germany.
  35. Real Options Theory: Principles and applications in agricultural and environmental economics. Invited Presentation at the AgEcon Seminar, Wednesday the 4th May 2005, KU-Leuven, Belgium.
  36. Regulierung und Schadenshaftung beim Anbau transgener Pflanzen in Deutschland: Ist Koexistenz möglich? Eine theoretische Analyse. Vortrag im Seminar für Agrarökonomie, Universität Hohenheim, 15. April 2004.
  37. Ex - ante technology assessment: a real option approach applied to transgenic crops. Invited Presentation at UNU-INTECH, Maastricht, November 5, 2003.
  38. Modelling the influence of socio-economic factors in natural resources management. Invited Presentation at the IPGRI workshop “Modelling exercise within the framework of the BMZ-funded project ‘Conservation, management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources with reference to Brazil and Argentina”, 28th – 30th October – IPGRI, Rome.
  39. The economics of agriculture biotechnology – important implications for developing countries. Brown bag lunch seminar, The World Bank, Washington DC, US, July 11, 2003.
  40. Environmental implications and impacts of transgenic crops: an ex-ante analysis. Invited paper. ISNAR workshop on Technology Assessment, Regulation, and Dissemination, The Hague, NL, 7-9 October, 2002.
  41. The economics of transgenic crops: how to decide whether or not to release them. Invited Presentation at Lunchtime Seminar, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, November 7, 2001.
  42. Modeling irreversibility and uncertainty in economics. Botanical Epidemiology Group at the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, July 9, 2001.
  43. Die Analyse stochastischer Prozesse in den Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften mit Hilfe des Wiener Prozesses. Vortrag am 10. Dezember 1997 im Seminar für wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter am Fachbereich Gartenbau der Universität Hannover.
  44. Wirtschaftlichkeitsaspekte im Tropischen und Subtropischen Obstanbau. Vortrag auf dem 34. Betriebswirtschaftlichen Beraterseminar der Gartenbauberater in Grünberg, 22. September 1995.
  45. Proposal for two research studies on the sustainability of resource use in Yemen. Presentation on the GTZ/AREA Workshop on Sustainable Resource Management with Villagers. Unkel, July 9.-14., 1995.
  46. Zeitpräferenz. Vortrag im Rahmen des Workshop zur Ökonomischen Theorie am Institut für Agrarökonomie der Universität Göttingen. 14. Dezember 1994.
  47. Indemnification of fruit trees. Presentation at the Department of Agriculture, Benguet Province, Philippines, 1994.

Papers and talks presented at conferences, workshops, and seminars

  1. Genuine Investment and Irreversibility: The Maximum Incremental Social Tolerable Irreversible Costs Approach. Workshop on the Economics of Irreversible Choices, Brescia, 13. – 14. Sept. 2012.
  2. The Challenges of Segregation Between GM and nonGM Crops Along the Food Supply Chain: A Roundtable Discussing Different Scenarios. 28th International Association of Agriculture Economists Meeting, Iguacu, 18. – 24. Aug. 2012.
  3. Mislabeling of GMO-free animal products and its effects on the economic sustainability of voluntary labeled products. 130th European Association of Agricultural Economists Seminar, Uppsala, 31. Aug. – 01. Sept. 2012.
  4. Ist das Angebot von Nahrungsmitteln ‚ohne Gentechnik‘ wirtschaftlich nachhaltig? Weihenstephaner Milchwirtschaftliche Herbsttagung, Freising, 11. - 12. Oct. 2012.
  5. Do EU Farmers Reject GM Maize? Farmer Preferences for GM Maize in Greece. Presentation 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, June 27 -30, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
  6. Approval Processes: comparing Canada, the EU, South Africa and the US. Presentation at the 16th International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) Conference The Political Economy of the Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Biofuel, Ravello, Italy, June 24 – 27, 2012.
  7. Comparison of Bt and non-Bt maize cultivation gross margin: a case study of maize producers from Italy, Spain and Germany. European Economic Social Committee debate on GM crops cultivation in Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 28th Nov. 2011.
  8. Coexistence of GM and non-GM supply chains in the EU: policy framework and economic aspects. International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified (GM) crops (co-organised by JRC IPTS and FAO), Seville, 23. – 24. Nov. 2011.
  9. Bt-maize production profits in Germany, Italy and Spain and the effects on coexistence regulations. Presentation: Fifth International Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Coexistence Conference, 26 – 28 October 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
  10. Koexistenz in der Milchproduktion: Herausforderungen für Milchviehhalter und Milchverarbeiter bei der Herstellung und Vermarktung gentechnikfreier Milch. Presentation: Milchwirtschaftliche Herbsttagung, 6 – 7 October, 2011, Weihenstephan, Germany.
  11. Dominos in the dairy: an analysis of transgenic maize in Dutch dairy farming. Presentation: XIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, August 30 to September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
  12. The Environmental Regulation of Biofuels in the EU. Implications for Biofuel Production. Presentation: Joint ICABR-EAERE session at the 18th EAERE conference, 29 June to 2 July, 2011, Rome, Italy.
  13. The Unions Challenge: on the Future EU GMO Policy. Presentation: 15th ICABR conference, June 26 -29, 2011, Frascati, Italy.
  14. Coexistence: are the two main property rights regimes symmetric? Presentation: World Congress of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists, 28 June – 2 July, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  15. How much safety to buy? A Decision Rule for Additional Bio-Safety Test. Presentation: World Congress of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists, 28 June – 2 July, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  16. Environmental Effects of GM crops. Presentation: 14th ICABR conference, Ravello, Italy, June 16-18, 2010.
  17. Coexistence: Are the Two Main Property Rights Regimes Symmetric? Presentation: 14th ICABR conference, Ravello, Italy, June 16-18, 2010
  18. Quantifying Type I and Type II Errors in Decision Making Under Uncertainty: The Case of GM Crops. Presentation at the 17th EAERE conference, 24-27 June 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  19. Ex-ante Regulation and Ex-post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility. Governing the Co-existence of GM Crops. Presentation at the 16th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, June 25-28, 2008.
  20. The “Santaniello Theorem” of Irreversible Benefits. Presentation at the 12th International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR) Conference The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology: Creative Destruction, Adoption, or Irrelevance? Ravello, Italy, June 12 – 14, 2008.
  21. The Maximum Incremental Social Tolerable Irreversible Costs (MISTICs) and other Benefits and Costs of Introducing Transgenic Maize in the EU-15. Presentation at the 15th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, June 27-30, 2007.
  22. Did the Economic Conditions for Bt-maize in the EU Improve from 1995 to 2004? A MISTICs Perspective. Presentation at the 26th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists “Contribution of Agricultural Economics to Critical Policy Issues”, 12-18 August 2006, Brisbane, Australia.
  23. Co-existence rules and regulations in the European Union: Implications for adoption and regional agglomeration. Presentation Principal Paper Session AAEA 2006 Annual Meeting “Envisioning the Future” July 23 – 26, Long Beach, California.
  24. Governing the Co-Existence of GM Crops: Ex-Ante Regulation and Ex-Post Liability under Uncertainty and Irreversibility. Presentation at the Third World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Kyoto, Japan, July 3 – 7, 2006.
  25. Ten Years After - Irreversibility, Uncertainty and the Economic Benefits and Costs of Transgenic Crops in Europe. Presentation at the Agricultural Economics Society 80th Annual Conference 30th and 31st March 2006, Paris, France.
  26. Spatial Dimension of Externalities and the Coase Theorem: Implications for Coexistence of Transgenic Crops. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Economics Association July 24-27, 2005 Providence, Rhode Island.
  27. Irreversibility, Uncertainty, and the Adoption of Transgenic Crops: Experiences from Applications to HT sugar beet, HT corn, and Bt Corn. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of NC-1003, Economics of Regulation of Agricultural Biotechnology, sponsored by The Farm Foundation, The University of Maryland Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, The Giannini Foundation at Comfort Inn Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, March 10 – 12, 2005.
  28. Private investment in biodiversity conservation. Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Real Options, Montreal, Canada, June 17 – 19, 2004.
  29. Semiparametric estimation of damage control functions. Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology: International Trade and Domestic Production organized by the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR), Ravello, Italy, July 8 – 11, 2004.
  30. Food systems value chains: implications for agricultural policies. Presentation at the 80th EAAE-Seminar, Gent, Belgium, 2003.
  31. How labour organisation may affect technology adoption: an analytical framework analysing the case of integrated pest management. Presentation at the 15th Conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE), Durban, South Africa, 2003.
  32. On the real option value of scientific uncertainty for public policies. Presentation at the 7th Annual International Conference on Real Options, Washington DC, US, 2003.
  33. The option value of scientific uncertainty on pest - resistance development of transgenic crops. Presentation at the 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Bilbao, Spain.
  34. R&D pricing under uncertainty and irreversibility: restricted monopoly, non-market effects and regulation. Presentation at the 7th International Conference on Agriculture Biotechnology, Ravello, Italy.
  35. GM crops: can European consumers benefit from eating them and will they want to? Presentation at the British Crop Protection Council Conference on Pests and Diseases, Brighton, UK, 2002.
  36. Will farmer’s plant and consumers accept them? The prospects for GMO’s in the EU. Round table presentation "Prospects for GMOs in Europe" EAAE Congress 2002, Zaragozza, Spain.
  37. The option value of scientific uncertainty on pest - resistance development of transgenic crops. Presentation at the Second World Congress of Environment and Resource Economists, Monterey, California.
  38. If the farmer can’t pay the price of an embodied technology supplied by the private sector should the public sector provide it? Presentation at the 6th Conference of the International Consortium on Agriculture Biotechnology Research, Ravello, Italy.
  39. Resistance economics of transgenic crops under uncertainty. SENSE Summer Symposium June 19, 2002, Ede, The Netherlands.
  40. Assessing irreversible costs and benefits of transgenic crops. 5th ICABR International Conference on "Biotechnology, Science and Modern Agriculture: a New Industry at the Dawn of the Century" Ravello, Italy, June 15-18, 2001 and Resources for the Future Conference on “Economics of Resistance”, April 5-6, 2001, Airlie House, Virginia.
  41. Agro-ecological zones and their impact on farm production and farm organization after privatization in Azerbaijan. Presentation at the Workshop Approaching Agricultural Technology and Economic Development of Central and Eastern Europe. 2nd and 3rd July 2001 in Halle (Saale), Germany.
  42. Uncertainty, irreversibility and the optimal timing of agriculture policies - the case of transgenic crops. Contribution to Minisymposium on: New Investment Theory in Agricultural Economics – Its Implication for Farm Management, Development, and Environmental and Agricultural Policies. Organized by Martin Odening, Hans-Peter Weikard, and Justus Wesseler for the XXIV conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE) in Berlin, August 13-19, 2000. Tomorrow’s Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure, and Innovations.
  43. Decision making under temporal uncertainty and irreversibility: benchmark values for the release of transgenic crops in the EU. Presented at the workshop “Environmental Policy, Agriculture and Biotechnology”. Rome, 29 – 30 May 2000. Sponsored by the European Science Foundation, the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute and the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment.
  44. Assessing the risk of transgenic crops - the role of scientific belief systems. International Conference System Science 2000 - Integrative Approaches to Natural and Social Dynamics, Osnabrück, 20 – 22 March 2000. Organized by the Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrück. Sponsored by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
  45. Temporal uncertainty and irreversibility - a theoretical framework for the decision to approve the release of transgenic crops. Presentation at the International Conference on “Transitions in Agbiotech: Economics of Strategy and Policy“ June 24-25, Washington DC.
  46. Der Wert zusätzlicher Informationen bei Investitionsentscheidungen mit einem hohen Grad an Irreversibilität. Vortrag auf der 39. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus e.V. vom 30. September - 2.Oktober 1998 in Bonn.
  47. The economics of rainforestation farming. Presentation at the first conference of Rainforestation Farming 1997, Tacloban, Philippines.
  48. The Economics of Introducing Fruit Trees into Farm-Household Systems of Northern Luzon, Philippines. Presentation at the Bureau of Plant Industry, Baguio City, Philippines, 1997.
  49. Welchen Beitrag kann der Obstanbau zur Ernährungssicherung leisten? Eine Fallstudie aus den Bergregionen der Philippinen. Vortrag auf dem Tropentag der Universität Göttingen und Hohenheim in Göttingen Ernährungssicherung: Herausforderung an Wissenschaft und internationale Zusammenarbeit vom 17.-18. Dezember 1995.
  50. Zur Messung der Zeitpräferenz von Obstbauern auf den Philippinen. Vortrag auf der 32. wissenschaftlichen Arbeitstagung der DGG und des BDGL „Forschung gestaltet die Zukunft“ in Freising-Weihenstephan vom 08. bis 10. März 1995.
  51. Eliciting the time preference of farmers. Presentation at the 3rd Asian Farming Systems Conference, 1004, Manila, Philippines.
  52. The economics of citrus production. Presentation at the 9th Annual Conference of the Federal Crop Science Society of the Philippines, 1993, Banga, Aklan.

Participation at conferences, workshops, and seminars in 2012

  1. 131st EAAE Seminar and Agrarian Perspectives XXI Innovation for Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability of Rural Areas. Keynote Speech. Prague, The Czech Republic, 18 – 19 September, 2012.
  2. 28th IAAE Conference The Global Bio-Economy. Rafain Convention Center, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 18- 24 August 2012. Organizer of a Symposium together with Stefano Boccaletti and Claudio Soregaroli: The Challenges of Segregation Between GM and Non GM Crops Along the Food Supply Chain.
  3. 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, June 27 -30, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizer of a special session together with David Zilberman: Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment.
  4. 16th International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) Conference The Political Economy of the Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Biofuel, Ravello, Italy, June 24 – 27, 2012.
  5. Futtermittelhandelstag, 15. - 16. Mai 2012, Burg Warberg.
  6. 5th Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference. UC Berkeley Alumni House, March 26-28, 2012.

Participation at conferences, workshops, and seminars in 2011

  1. 51. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus e. V. 28. – 30. September 2011, Halle (Saale), Germany. Moderator Session: Heterogenität und Differenzierung.
  2. Agrarwissenschaftliches Symposium des Hans Eisenmann-Zentrums. 28. September, Weihenstephan, Germany. Session Moderator.
  3. SURE project workshop. 21.-22. April, 2011, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China.

Poster presentations (presenter bold)

  1. Groeneveld, Rolf, Justus Wesseler, Frank Berentse. Dominos in the dairy: an analysis of transgenic maize in Dutch dairy farming. Poster presented: Fifth International Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Coexistence Conference, 26 – 28 October 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
  2. Kostova, Milena, Ivan Minkov, El Hadji Fall, Justus Wesseler. Coexsistence Rules and Regulations in the Central and Eastern European EU Countries. Poster presented at the 12th International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR) Conference The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology: Creative Destruction, Adoption, or Irrelevance? Ravello, Italy, June 12 – 14, 2008.
  3. Gebreselassie, Kidist, Ekko van Ierland, Lisa Price, Justus Wesseler (2007): HIV/AIDS, Labor Organization and Agro-Biodiversity: The Case of Farm Households in SW Ethiopia. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Portland, July 29 – August 1.
  4. Nillesen, Eleonora, Sara Scatasta, Justus Wesseler: Bt and Ht maize versus conventional pesticide and herbicide use. Do environmental impacts differ? Poster presented at the 26th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists “Contribution of Agricultural Economics to Critical Policy Issues”, 12-18 August 2006.
  5. Volker Beckmann, Evi Irawan Justus Wesseler (2006): Does Farm Labor Organization Affect IPM adoption? Poster presented at the Tropentag 2005, October 11 – 13, 2005, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart.
  6. Wesseler, Justus, Sara Scatasta: Economic evaluation of genetically modified crops in Europe: an ex-ante assessment. Invited poster presented at the BCPC Seminars Crop Science and Technology, 2004 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, UK, 1 - 3 November 2004.
  7. Scatasta, Sara, Justus Wesseler: Irreversibility effects of transgenic crops in cost–benefit–analysis: a real option approach. Poster presented at the International Conference Ecology in a Cost Benefit Society, Roskilde, Denmark, 17-18 June 2004.
  8. Mithöfer, Dagmar, Hermann Waibel, Justus Wesseler: Indigenous fruit trees in Southern Africa: will farmers’ switch from collecting wild fruits to planting their own fruit trees? Poster presented Deutscher Tropentag 2003, held October 8-10 at the University of Göttingen.
  9. Mithöfer, Dagmar, Hermann Waibel, Justus Wesseler (2003): Investment in indigenous fruit tree planting by smallholders in Southern Africa: an application of real option theory. Poster presented at the 15th Conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE), Durban, South Africa.
  10. Zhu, Xueqin, Ekko van Ierland, Justus Wesseler (2003): Consumers’ preferences for novel protein foods and the environment in the EU: a sensitivity analysis. Poster presented at the 15th Conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE), Durban, South Africa.
  11. Kuosmanen, Timo, Eleonora Nillesen, Justus Wesseler (2003): Does ignoring multi-destination trips in the travel cost method cause a systematic downward bias? Poster presented at the 12th Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), Bilbao, Spain.
  12. Njenga, Arshford, Manfred van Eckert, Justus Wesseler (2000): Improving resource allocation for sustainable development through participatory farming systems analysis. Poster presented at the 14th Conference of the International Association of Agriculture Economists (IAAE), Berlin, Germany.
  13. Amoy, Maritess, Nick Cablog, Hermann Waibel, Justus Wesseler (1992): Participatory monitoring and evaluation of fruit tree based farming systems. Poster presented at the 2nd Asian Farming Systems Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka.