Dr. John-Oliver Engler

Dr. John-Oliver Engler
Universitätsallee 1, C40.310
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2804
john-oliver.engler@leuphana.de

Research interests 

  • Decision making under risk and uncertainty
  • Ecological economics of rangelands
  • Sustainability-related mathematical modeling and statistical data analysis
  • Theory of complex systems 


Professional record

2017 - Today   Postdoctoral Research Associate – Leuphana University of Lüneburg
                       Quantitative Methods of  Sustainability Science Group

2016               Pricing Actuary – BNP Paribas Cardif Germany, Stuttgart

2011 - 2015    Doctoral Research Associate – Leuphana University of Lüneburg
                       Sustainability Economics Group and Center for Methods

Education and research stays

2011 – 2015   Doctoral studies of sustainability economics at Leuphana University, with focus on rangeland
                       management, decision theory and statistical model selection

2004 – 2010   Studies of physics at University of Konstanz (Germany), with focus on mathematical physics,
                       complex system theory and astrophysics

2017               Visiting researcher with Arizona State University: School of Sustainability, School for the
                       Future of Innovation in Society & Center for Biosocial Complex Systems - Tempe, AZ (USA),
                       1 month
2010               Intern with United States Geological Survey, Natural Resources Management – Homestead,
                       FL (USA), 3 months
2009 – 2010   Master’s thesis work at Chair of Entrepreneurial Risks, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
                       (ETH) Zurich (Switzerland), 12 months
2008               
Intern with South African Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marine and
                       Coastal Management – Cape Town (South Africa), 1 month
2007               Research Student with Institute for Astronomy – University of Hawaii, Maui, Hi (USA, 5
                       months

Conference contributions

64th North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International, Vancouver (Canada), November 8-11, 2017
22nd Annual Conference of Environmental and Resource Economists, Zurich, June 22-25, 2016
17th Annual BioEcon Conference, Cambridge (United Kingdom), September 13-15, 2015
Intergenerational Equity and Efficiency under Uncertainty, Camp Reinsehlen (Germany), August 4-7, 2014

Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory, Rotterdam (The Netherlands), June 30 – July 2, 2014
International Economic Association World Congress, Dead Sea (Jordan), June 6-10, 2014
Young Environmental Economists Workshop (Verein für Socialpolitik), Kiel (Germany), February 10-11, 2014
60th Annual Meeting of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta (USA), November 13-16, 2013
28th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Gothenburg (Sweden), August 26-30, 2013
17th Annual Conference of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, New York City (USA), July 28-31, 2013
74th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Montréal (Canada), October 4-7, 2012