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Nicolai Heinz, M.Sc.

Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Environmental Systems Research
Dept. of Environmental Economics

Tel.: +49 341 2351687




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Research Interests

prosociality and pro-environmental behaviour, mindsets/decision logics in an environmental context, corporate environmental and biodiversity management, externalities, degrowth 



since 2018      PhD candidate, topic: Activating and strengthening prosocial mindsets in the context of pro-environmental behaviour, funded by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

2015 - 2017   Scientist in the Department of Economics at UFZ, Leipzig

2013 - 2015   Research assistant in the project Natural Capital Germany – TEEB DE 

2012 - 2015   M.Sc. in Sustainable Development at the University of Leipzig and the University of Basel – Thesis: Promoting the demand for repair services in Germany as a contribution to sustainable consumption – An economic analysis of impairment factors and instruments 

2009 - 2012   B.A. in International Relations at TU Dresden and Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca (Ecuador) – Thesis: The Role of Norms in the Tragedy of the Commons – A Two-Level Analysis