Felicitas Beier

Doctoral Researcher

Felicitas Beier works on the implementation of policy measures with regards to freshwater resources in land-use modeling (MAgPIE model) and welfare dynamics of heterogenous farmers (ABCDE model).


Working Group


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Felicitas Beier studied...

  • International Economics (B.Sc.) at Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen and Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario (Canada) and
  • International Economics (M.A.) at Georg-August University in Göttingen and Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

She worked (internships) at:

  • CESifo Institute, Munich
  • Deutsche Bundesbank (German Central Bank), Frankfurt am Main

  • MAgPIE model development (git@github.com:magpiemodel/magpie.git)
  • Global irrigation patterns
  • Welfare dynamics of heterogeneous farmers (ABCDE model: git@gitlab.pik-potsdam.de:beier/abcde-model.git)
  • Resource Economics
  • Adoption of technologies
  • Water scarcity and Water Economics

Teaching assistant positions:

  • 10/2015-04/2016: 

    Teaching assistant at the Chair of Macroeconomics and Development (Prof. Dr. Strulik), Göttingen

  • 04/2016-08/2016: 

    Teaching assistant at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics (Prof. Dr. Herwartz), Göttingen

  • Humboldt University(HU), Berlin (PhD student in Agricultural Economics)
  • Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU) PhD scholarship

  • 01/2019-12/2021: DBU (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt) PhD scholarship
  • 10/2016-01/2017: DAAD Exchange Student Scholarship
  • 10/2015-09/2016: Deutschlandstipendium Student Scholarship
  • 05/2011: School Award in Economics at JMF Secondary School for paper on "The effects of the German economic stimulus packages"