Claas Meyer

ZALF – Claas Meyer

Working groups:
Participant of WP1 and WP4

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Claas Meyer studied law at the University of Osnabrück, University of Milan, and Humboldt University in Berlin. He completed his legal training at the Berlin District Court of Appeals. The focus of his legal training was in administrative law. Claas had additionally completed a Masters degree in “Integrated Natural Resource Management” at the Institute of Economics and Social Sciences of Agriculture at the Humboldt University in Berlin. He gained hands-on experience as an assistant in the department of International Agricultural Trade and Development of the Humboldt University in Berlin, a law firm specializing in administrative law and as a consultant for the Central Advisory Service on Intellectual Property, CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research). Claas has been with the Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) since August 2009. His work is focussed on inter- und trans-disciplinary environmental research, environmental governance, agri-environmental policy, institutional economics, and economic analysis of law. Claas Meyer is a PhD candidate in the junior research team CIVILand. His current research is on state-initiated “Payments for Ecosystem Services” in Germany and the United States. Furthermore, he is working in WP4 of the project on the efficiency and effectiveness of environmental management instruments.