Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies

Dr. Lukas Kornher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Johanna-Mestorf- Straße 5, R.108 (WSP6)
Phone: +49 431 880-4404
Telefax: +49 431 880-7308
lkornher@food-econ.uni-kiel.de

  • Development Economics, Food Security, Storage and Trade, Price Transmission

Information about Dr. Kornher, Lukas

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interest

Development Economics, Food Security, Storage and Trade, Price Transmission

 
Education and Professional Experience
Since 
03/2015
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Food Economics and Consumption Studies. University of Kiel, Germany 
07/2011-
12/2014
Junior Researcher and Doctoral Candidate at the Center for Development Research. University of Bonn, Germany. PhD Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun
10/2005-
08/2011
Diploma in Economics (equiv. MSc.). University of Mannheim, Germany and University of Lund, Sweden. Subject of the Diploma Thesis: “On the Efficiency of the Communication Service Tax in Ghana.”
01/2010-
04/2011
Student Assistant at the Chair of Econometrics. University of Mannheim, Germany
03/2010-
12/2010
Intern and Consultant with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), Accra, Ghana 
03/2008-
06/2009
Student Assistant at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany

 

PhD Thesis

Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade

   

Publications

Journal acticles

  • Kornher, L. and M. Kalkuhl (2013): Food price volatility in developing countries and its determinants. In: Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 52(4), 277-308.
 

Book chapters

  • Mujahid, I. und Kornher, L. (2016): "ASEAN Food Reserve and Trade: Review and Prospect", In: Food Price Volatility and its implications for Food Security and Policy (Ed. Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim v. Braun, Maximo Torero), Springer, Berlin, April 2016.
  • Kornher, L. und Asante, F. A. (2016): "Stocks and Storage Behavior of Traders in Ghana: Insights from a Trader Survey", In: Food Price Volatility and its implications for Food Security and Policy (Ed. Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim v. Braun, Maximo Torero), Springer, Berlin, April 2016.
  • Kornher, L. und M. Kalkuhl (2016): "The Costs and Benefits of Regional Storage Cooperation on Grain Reserves: The Case of ECOWAS", In: Food Price Volatility and its implications for Food Security and Policy (Ed. Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim v. Braun, Maximo Torero), Springer, Berlin, April 2016.
 

Conference papers

  • Kornher, L.: Recent trends in food price volatility in developing countries. 2nd Bordeaux Workshop in International Economics and Finance: Price risk management of agricultural commodities in developing countries, Bordeaux 2014.
  • Kornher, L., M. Kalkuhl and I. Mujahid: Empirical analysis of causes of food price volatility in developing countries – the role of trade and storage policies. Annual Conference of the African Regional Chapter of the Econometric Society, Addis Ababa 2014.
  • Kornher, L.: Recent trends in food price volatility in developing and emerging economies - comparison across measures. IAMO Forum, Halle 2014.
  • Kornher, L. and M. Kalkuhl: Food price volatility in developing countries and its determinants. Nordic Conference on Development Economics, Helsinki 2014.
  • Kornher, L. and M. Kalkuhl: Food price volatility in developing countries and its determinants. Annual meeting of the Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., Berlin 2013
 

Other

  • Kornher, L. and M. Kalkuhl (2015): A typology for price-related food and nutrition risks and policy responses. FOODSECURE Technical Paper No. 5
  • Kalkuhl, M., M. Haile, L. Kornher, and M. Kozicka (2015): Cost-benefit framework for policy action to navigate food price spikes. FOODSECURE Working Paper No. 33
  • Kalkuhl, M., L. Kornher, M. Kozicka, P. Boulanger, and M. Torero (2013): Conceptual framework on price volatility and its impact on food and nutrition security in the short term. FOODSECURE Working Paper No. 15

Research projects

Ongoing projects

  • Food price instability and subjective well-being
  • On-farm storage: do farmers speculate?
 

Completed projects

  • Volatility in commodity markets, trade policy and the poor (Team member at Center for Development Research)
  • PhD Thesis: Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade Link

Teaching Activities

Lectures

  • Grundlagen der BWL und Preistheorie (BA)
  • Modeling Consumer Behavior (MA, engl.)

Review activities

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Food Security