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Prof. Dr. Silke HüttelFoto: Ole Zierau

Prof. Dr. Silke Hüttel

Head of Chair
Chair of Production Economics

Phone: +49-228-73 2891
Fax: +49-228-73 2758


Research Interests:

  • Economic simulation models
  • Land use analysis
  • Agricultural and applied economics
  • Farm risk management


Academic Career:

as of 9/2017:
Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Professorship of Production Economics at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics, Faculty of Agriculture
4/2014 - 8/2017:
University of Rostock, Professorship of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Science
7/2011 - 3/2014:
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Junior-Professorship Quantitative Agricultural Economics, Department Agroeconomy, Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture
4/2010 - 7/2010:
Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Deputy professorship of the Chair of Environmental and Production Economics at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics


Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Rostock, Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre
CAA - Center for Accounting and Auditing


Albers, H.; Gornott, Ch.; Hüttel, S. (2017): How do inputs and weather drive wheat yield volatility? The example of Germany. Food Policy  70: 50-61, doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2017.05.001
Hüttel, S., Narayana, R., Wagner, C., Odening, M. (2017): Dynamic efficiency of German dairy farms under uncertainty. International Journal of Business Performance Management. accepted.
Leyer, M., Hüttel, S. (2017): Performance analysis with DEA, process mining and business process simulation on a livestock process, in: Ao, S.I., Castillo, O., Douglas, C., Feng, D.D., Korsunsky, A.M. (Hrsg.), International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2017, Band 2, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, Hongkong, China: Newswood, S. 938-943.
Pieralli, S., Hüttel, S., Odening, M. (2017): Abandonment of Milk Production under Uncertainty and Inefficiency: The Case of Western German Farms. European Review of Agricultural Economics 1-30, Doi:
Hüttel, S., Ritter, R., Esaulov, V., Odening, M. (2016): Is there a term structure in land lease rates? European Review of Agricultural Economics 43(1): 165-187.
Uehleke, R.; Hüttel, S. (2016): The Hypothetical Free-Rider Deficit In The Demand For Farm Animal Welfare Labeled Meat. 56th Annual Conference, Bonn, Germany, September 28-30, 2016. No. 244866. German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).
Hüttel, S.; Wildermann, L.; Croonenbroeck, C. (2016): How Do Institutional Market Players Matter in Farmland Pricing? Land Use Policy 59: 154-167.
Kersting, St.; Hüttel, S.; Odening, M. (2016): Industry dynamics under production constraints - The case of the EU dairy sector. Economic Modelling 55: 135–151.
Uehleke, R.; Sturm, B. (2016): The Influence of Collective Decision Making on Willingness to Pay for Voluntary Climate Action in Hypothetical and Real Situations, Environmental and Resource Economics, doi: 10.1007/s10640-016-0028-0
Ambach, D.; Croonenbroeck, C. (2016): Space-time Short- to Medium-Term Wind Speed Forecasting; Statistical Methods and Applications, Statistical Methods & Applications 25:5-20.
Uehleke, R. (2016): Convergent validity in contingent valuation: an application to the willingness to pay for national climate change mitigation targets in Germany, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. doi: 10.1111/1467-8489.12148
Uehleke, R. (2016): Data of a willingness to pay survey for national climate change mitigation policies in Germany, Data in Brief 7: 760–762.
Uehleke, R. (2016): The role of question format for the support for national climate change mitigation policies in Germany and the determinants of WTP, Energy Economics 55: 148-156.
Ritter, M.; Hüttel, S.; Walter, M.; Odening, M. (2015): Der Einfluss von Windkraftanlagen auf landwirtschaftliche Bodenpreise. In: Berichte über Landwirtschaft 93(3): 1-15.
Hüttel, S.; Odening, M.; Schlippenbach, V. (2015): Steigende landwirtschaftliche Bodenpreise: Anzeichen für eine Spekulationsblase? DIW Wochenbericht 3/2015: 37-42. 
Kersting, St.; Hüttel, S.; Odening, M.: (2015): Structural change in agriculture under capacity constraints: An equilibrium Approach. Working Paper No. 140, Thünen-Reihe Angewandte Volkswirtschaftstheorie (Thuenen-Series of Applied Economic Theory), University of Rostock, Institute of Economics.
Ebata, A.; Hüttel, S. (2015): Do development Projects link smallholders to markets? GlobalFood Discussion Paper No. 67, Research Training Group "GlobalFood", Universität Göttingen.
Croonenbroeck, C.; Ambach, D. (2015): Censored Spatial Wind Power Prediction with Random Effects; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 51: 613-622. 
Croonenbroeck, C.; Monaco, F. L.; Christensen, M. J. (2015): Does Danish Football Club Brøndby Swim With the Fishes? An Application of the Reversed News Model; Journal of Sports Economics 16(4): 425-433.
Croonenbroeck, C.; Stadtmann, G. (2015): Minimizing Asymmetric Loss in Medium-Term Wind Power Forecasting; Renewable Energy 81: 197-208. 
Croonenbroeck, C.; Ambach, D. (2015): A Selection of Time Series Models for Short- to Medium-Term Wind Power Forecasting; Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 136: 201-210.
Ambach, D.; Croonenbroeck, C. (2015): Obtaining Superior Wind Power Predictions from a Periodic and Heteroscedastic Wind Power Prediction Tool; Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics 122: 276-283.
Sturm, B.; Uehleke, R. (2015): The Influence of Collective Action on the Demand for Voluntary Climate Change Mitigation in Hypothetical and Real Situations, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 15-045, Mannheim.
Hüttel, S.; Jetzinger, S.; Odening, M. (2014): Forced Sales and Farmland Prices. Land Economics 90(3): 395-410.
Häger, A.; Kirschke, D.; Hagedorn, K.; Hüttel, S. (2014): Wie viel Markt und wie viel Regulierung braucht eine nachhaltige Agrarentwicklung? In: Berichte über Landwirtschaft 92(2): 1-24.
Hüttel, S.; Ritter, M.; Esaulov, V.; Odening, M. (2014): Is there a Term Structure in Land Lease Rates? SiAg Working Paper 17.
Croonenbroeck, C.; Dahl, Ch. (2014): Accurate Medium-Term Wind Power Forecasting in a Censored Classification Framework; Energy 73: 221-232. 
Croonenbroeck, C.; Matkovskyy, R. (2014): Demand for Investment Advice over Time: The Disposition Effect Revisited; Applied Financial Economics 24(4): 235-240.
Hüttel, S.; Odening, M.; Balmann, A. (eds.) (2013):  Agricultural Land Markets – Recent Developments and Determinants. German Journal of Agricultural Economics, Special Issue 62(2).
Hüttel, S.; Odening, M.; Kataria, K.; Balmann, A. (2013): Price Formation on Land Market Auctions in East Germany – An Empirical Analysis. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 62(2): 99-115.
Pieralli, S.; Hüttel, S.; Odening, M. (2013): A model of firm exit under inefficiency and uncertainty. SiAg Working Paper 14.
Croonenbroeck, C. (2013): Local Entropy Based Image Reconstruction; International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics 3(4): 137-141.
Croonenbroeck, C. (2013): Evaluating Phillips Curve Based Inflation Forecasts in Europe: A Note; Credit and Capital Markets 46(1): 79-93.
Löschel, A.; Sturm, B.; Uehleke, R. (2013): Revealed Preferences for Climate Protection when the Purely Individual Perspective is Relaxed – Evidence from a Framed Field Experiment, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 13-006, Mannheim
Hüttel, S.; Jetzinger, S.; Odening, M. (2012): Forced Sales and Farmland Prices. SiAg Working Paper 11.
Honekamp, I.; Uehleke, R. (2012): Auswirkungen finanzieller Grundbildung auf die Altersvorsorgeentscheidung - Eine Evaluation des Volkshochschulkurses "Altersvorsorge macht Schule", Re Di Roma, Remscheid.
Hüttel, S.; Jongeneel, R. (2011): How has the EU milk quota affected patterns of herd-size change? European Review of Agricultural Economics 38(4): 497-527.
Hüttel, S.; Narayana, R.; Odening, M. (2011): Measuring dynamic efficiency under uncertainty. SiAg Working Paper 10.
Hüttel, S.; Mußhoff, O.; Odening, M. (2010): Investment Reluctance: Irreversibility or Imperfect Capital Markets? European Review of Agricultural Economics 37(1): 51–76.
Filler, G.; Hüttel, S.; Odening, M. (2010): Entwicklungstrends im Agrarmanagement. Sonderausgabe BauernZeitung 2010: 14-16.
Hüttel, S.; von Schlippenbach, V. (2010): Land in Sicht? Strukturwandel in der deutschen Milchwirtschaft. DIW Wochenbericht 38/2010. 
Hüttel, S. (2009): Structural Change in Agriculture – An Empirical Analysis. Berichte aus der Agrarökonomie. Shaker Verlag, Aachen.
Hüttel, S.; Margarian, A. (2009): Structural Change in the West German Agricultural Sector. Agricultural Economics 40: supplement: 759-772.
Hüttel, S.; Margarian, A. (2009): The Role of Small Farms in Structural Change. SiAg working paper 3.
Hüttel, S.; Mußhoff, O.; Odening, M.; Zinych, N. (2008): Estimating Investment Equations in Imperfect Capital Markets. SFB 649 Discussion Paper 2008-016.
Küpker, B.; Hüttel, S.; Kleinhanß, W.; Offermann, F. (2006): Assessing impacts of the reform of the CAP in France and Germany. Sonderheft Agrarwirtschaft, Agrarwirtschaft 55(5).
Buschendorf, H.; Weindlmaier, H.; Hüttel, S.; Kleinhanß, W. (2006): Prognose zur regionalen Milcherzeugung in Deutschland bis 2013. Deutsche Milchwirtschaft 57(7), 319-321, 326.
Hüttel, S.; Mußhoff, O.; Odening, M.; Zinych, N. (2006): Zur Schätzung von Investitionsfunktionen in unvollkommenen Kapitalmärkten. Berlin: DFG-Forschergruppe 497 „Strukturwandel und Transformation im Agrarbereich“ SUTRA Working-Paper Nr. 10, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Landwirtschaftlich-Gärtnerische Fakultät, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus.
Mußhoff, O.; Hirschauer, N.; Hüttel, S. (2005): Die Bestimmung optimaler Anbaustrategien - wie berücksichtige ich das Risiko? B&B Agrar - Die Zeitschrift für Bildung und Beratung 01: 29 - 32.
Hüttel, S.; Kleinhanß, W.; Offermann, F. (2005):  Impacts of decoupling and milk quota trade on the French and German dairy sectors. EDIM working paper WP05.
Mußhoff, O.; Hirschauer, N.; Hüttel, S. (2004): Fruchtfolge aus dem PC. DLG-Mitteilungen 07: 24-25.
Kleinhanß, W.; Hüttel, S. (2004): Folgen der Agrarreform für Milcherzeuger. In: Informationes Theologiae Europae. Internationales ökumenisches Jahrbuch für Theologie. 13: 281-298.
Kleinhanß, W.; Hüttel, S. (2004): Auswirkungen der MTR-Beschlüsse im Milchbereich. Berichte über Landwirtschaft 82(4): 529-550.
Hüttel, S.; Kleinhanß, W. (2004): Review of MTR Impacts on the European Dairy Sector. EDIM working paper WP02
Kleinhanß, W.; Hüttel, S.; Offermann, F. (2004): Auswirkungen der MTR-Beschlüsse und ihrer nationalen Umsetzung. Arbeitsbericht 05/2004 am Institut für Betriebswirtschaft an der Bundesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft. Studie im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft.
Odening, M.; Mußhoff, O.; Hüttel, S. (2003): Empirische Validierung von Realoptionsmodellen. Working Paper 67/2003 an der Landwirtschaftlich-Gärtnerischen Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.






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