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Faculty member

Doctor in economics
Habilitation in economics
Economics, Law and Social Sciences
Chair for Environment and Economics
Campus : Berlin
Tel : +49(0)30/32007183


Sylvie Geisendorf is professor for environment and economics at the ESCP Europe Berlin Campus. She is an economist with a doctorate in ecological economics and a habilitation at the crossroads of ecological and evolutionary economics. Sylvie has studied in Germany, France and Ireland.  Before joining ESCP Europe in 2011, she has been teaching and doing research in the department for environmental and behavioral economics at the University of Kassel.
She has a broad teaching experience reaching from microeconomic courses over environmental and resource economics and ecological economics to programming classes in Mathematica and Java. At the ESCP Europe in Berlin she teaches environmental management and sustainability as well as economics. She is responsible for the specialization in sustainability and has developed several programmers on sustainability in business and companies for executives. Sylvie also participates in the ESCP Europe Energy Master program. Together with Ulrich Hampicke she has translated a French book on ecological economics by Sylvie Faucheux et al. into German.
Her research interests are climate-economic models, behavioral aspects of environmental problems, resource scarcity and water conflicts. In investigating behavioral aspects she works with multi-agent simulation tools and genetic algorithms. Generally spoken Sylvie works in the fields of Ecological and Evolutionary Economics. She often uses simulation tool (multi-agent modeling) to describe the behavior of economic agents.