Klaus Mittenzwei

Klaus Mittenzwei

Research Professor

Office: Oslo, Norway

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Klaus Mittenzwei is a researcher at Ruralis. Mittenzwei graduated as an agricultural economist from the University of Bonn in 1993. He obtained his PhD at the Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Norwegian University of Agriculture (now NMBU) in 2001 on a thesis on institutional economics and agricultural policy. Using quantitative model-based tools, Mittenzwei has researched various aspects of Norwegian and international agricultural policy such as import protection, national support schemes and climate policy instruments. He has published numerous articles in international journals, as well as book chapters, research reports and chronicles. In 2016, he was the editor-in-chief of the book “Norsk jordbrukspolitikk: Handlingsrom i endring” published by Fagbokforlaget. He has extensive experience in managing research projects and professional investigations for, among others, the OECD, public committees and the Office of the Auditor General of Norway. He is currently involved in research projects around sustainable agriculture, climate policy and food security and preparedness.