Felicitas Beier

Doctoral Researcher

Felicitas Beier works on the implementation of spatially-explicit irrigation potentials in the land-use modeling framework (MAgPIE model) and the interplay of multiple cropping and irrigation.


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)
  • Development of algorithm to determine spatially explicit irrigation potentials for land-use models (https://github.com/pik-piam/mrmagpie)
  • Global irrigation patterns
  • Resource Economics
  • 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)

  • 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"