Arne Henningsen: Curriculum Vitae

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Research Areas

  • Applied Microeconometrics (e.g. limited dependent variables, stochastic frontier analysis, impact assessment, system estimation, maximum likelihood estimation, panel data, non-parametric regression)
  • Applied Microeconomics (e.g. production economics, household models)
  • Agricultural Economics (e.g. subsidies, labour allocation, transition countries, developing countries)
  • Econometric Software (e.g. R packages for system estimation, limited dependent variables, maximum likelihood estimation, stochastic frontier analysis, microeconomic models)

Scientific Education

  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), Summa Cum Laude (with highest honour), 2006.
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), 2001.
  • European M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Wageningen University (The Netherlands), 2001.

Pedagogical Education

  • Higher Education Teaching and Teaching Practice Programme for Assistant Professors and Post Docs ("Adjunktpædagogikum"), University of Copenhagen, Jan 2010 - July 2011.
  • Course: "University Science Teaching and Learning" ("KNUD", part of the "Adjunktpædagogikum"), University of Copenhagen, Jan 2010 - Feb 2011.
  • Workshop: Training Distance Learning at a Distance, Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS), September 2010.
  • Course: Introduction to University Pedagogy (IUP, part of the "Adjunktpædagogikum"), University of Copenhagen, April 2010.
  • Course: Vocational Pedagogics, Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kiel, Summer term 2000.
  • Course: Specialised Didactics, Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kiel, Summer term 1999.

Research Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, May 2012 – present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, May 2009 – May 2012.
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, State University of New York at Binghamton (USA), Dec 2008 – Mar 2009.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), Jul 2006 – Nov 2008 and Apr 2009 – May 2009.
  • Research Assistant and PhD Student, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), Okt 2001 – Jul 2006.
  • Research Assistant, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome (Italy), Sep – Nov 2000.
  • Research Assistant, Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group, Wageningen University (Netherlands), January 2000.
  • Research Assistant, Soil Fertility Department, Iowa State University, Ames (Iowa / USA), Aug – Sep 1998.

Teaching Experience

Experience as PhD Supervisor

  • PhD student Doussou Ghislain Boris Ahounton, Sustainability and Policy Analysis of Cotton Production Methods: Evidence from Benin and Tanzania. August 2015 - present (with Epiphane Sodjinou).
  • PhD student Michael Raphael Baha, Competitiveness and Sustainability of Cotton Production Systems in the Western Cotton Growing Area of Tanzania. July 2015 - present (with Joseph Hella).
  • PhD student Felister Tibamanya, Cropland Allocation, Seed Choice, and Productivity of Sunflower Farmers in Singida Region, Tanzania. October 2014 - present (with Joseph Kuzilwa).
  • PhD student Ole Fabricius, Productivity, Efficiency and Competitiveness of Danish Agriculture, February 2013 - March 2015.
  • PhD student Mengistu Assefa, Large-Scale Agriculture and Outgrower Schemes in Ethiopia: Land Acquisition, Productivity, Labour Markets and Welfare Impacts, September 2011 - April 2015 (with Stefano Ponte and Peter Gibbon).
  • PhD student Zhen Liu, An empirical economic assessment of the ecological recovery program in China, December 2011 - December 2014 (with Svend Rasmussen and Mette Asmild).
  • PhD student Bahati Ilembo, Formal Credit and Adoption of Contract Farming among Small-Holder Tobacco Farmers in Tabora Region, Tanzania, June 2013 - July 2014 (with Joseph Kuzilwa and Jennifer Sesabo).
  • PhD student Tomasz Czekaj, Econometric analysis of Polish family farms with special emphasis on labour allocation, subsidies, and efficiency, March 2010 - February 2014.
  • PhD student Jakob Vesterlund Olsen, Essays on the Investment Behaviour of Danish Farmers, June 2010 - December 2011 (with Mogens Lund, Stine Hjarnø Jørgensen, and Johannes Raaballe).
  • PhD student Epiphane Sodjinou, Poultry-based intervention as tool for poverty reduction and gender empowerment: Empirical evidence from Benin, May 2010 - April 2011 (with Noman Kanafani).

Publications

Research Grants

  • Sustainability of Cotton Production in Africa (SCOPA): Organic Cotton for Employment, Growth and Environment?, funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (approx. 1,340,000 Euro), Jan 2015 – Dec 2019, principal investigator.
  • Productivity, Market Access and Incomes for Small Farming Businesses in Tanzania: Potentials and Limitations in Contract Farming (phase II), funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (approx. 670,000 Euro), July 2014 – Dec 2018, work package leader and PhD co-supervisor.
  • Options for managing climate variability and market risks for smallholder maize-legume farmers in Northern Ghana, funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (approx. 670,000 Euro), Feb 2012 – Dec 2017, work package leader.
  • Relationships between economics and animal welfare at herd level, funded by the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries (approx. 61,000 Euro), Jan 2012 – Sept 2013, scientific leader of the project.
  • Biofuels development in Ethiopia: Impacts on access to land and economic welfare for rural households (PhD project of Mengistu Assefa), funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (approx. 362,000 Euro), Sept 2011 – Oct 2014, PhD supervisor.
  • Econometric Analysis of Labour Allocation in Polish Family Farms in the Presence of Labour Market Imperfections, 2008 – 2011, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (approx. 138,000 Euro), project leader.

Honors & Awards

  • Opponent for a PhD Thesis, University of Helsinki, 2017.
  • Member of PhD Evaluation Committee, Department of Forest Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2016.
  • Member of PhD Evaluation Committee, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, The University of Western Australia, 2013.
  • Best paper award at the Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference 2012 (together with Tomasz Czekaj).
  • Best poster presentation of young researchers at the 12th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), 2008.
  • "Förderpreis der Agrarwirtschaft 2003", Best Master Thesis in Agricultural Economics in Germany 2001 – 2003.
  • Scholarship of the Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group at Wageningen University for preparing a paper with Alison Burrell, January 2000.
  • Scholarship of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German National Merit Foundation), 1999 – 2001.

Editorial Positions

  • Journal of Productivity Analysis, Associate Editor, 2016 - present
  • Agricultural Economics, Associate Editor, 2016 - present
  • Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (JARE), Member of the Editorial Council, 2015 - present 

Referee for Scientific Journals

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