Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies

Dr. Lüth, Daniela

Research Area

Social Capital, Property Rights and Soil Improvement


Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth January 31st 1985
Nationality German


Education and Training
15.05.2019 Defence of the doctoral Thesis
09/2009 - 01/2013 Research Assistant at the Department of Food Economics and Consumption Studies, University of Kiel, Germany
09/2007 - 08/2009 MSc. in Management, Economics and Consumer Studies at the Wageningen University, Netherlands. Chosen specialization: Environment, Economics and Policy with the profile Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Economic Policy Analysis.
Subject of the Master Thesis: “Participation in agri-environmental schemes. – The role of social capital and the EU’s Common Agricultural Policies”
04/2009 - 07/2009 Internship at the University of Manchester at the Chair of Environmental Economics, United Kingdom
10/2004 - 08/2007 BSc. in Nutrition Sciences, University of Kiel, Germany. Subject of the Bachelor Thesis: “Der Agrarsektor im Wirtschaftswachstum” (“The Agricultural Sector and Economic Growth”)
04/2007 - 08/2007 Student Assistant at the Chair of Food Economics, University of Kiel, Germany


WS 11/12 Übung BWL
(Tutorial "Business Studies")
SS 11 Vorlesung Umweltökonomie
(Lecture Environmental Economics)
WS10/11 Vorlesungsvertretung Grundlagen der Ernährungsökonomie
(Lecture Introduction Food Economics)
WS09/10 Übung "Preistheorie" und "BWL"
(Tutorial "Price Theory" and "Business Studies")


PhD Thesis

Social capital, land tenure rights, and investment in soil-improving and conservation practices

Presentations at Conferences

  • Owusu, V., Lueth, D. and Abdulai, A. (2010). Adoption of safer irrigation technologies and cropping patterns: Evidence from Southern Ghana. Paper presented at PEGNET Conference 2010: "Policies to Foster and Sustain Equitable Development in Times of Crises" in Midrand, South Africa.