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Laura Moritz

Dr. Laura Moritz

Dr. Laura Moritz

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Publications and Presentations

Articles (peer-reviewed)

; ; (2024) Being well-in with the Joneses? A lab-in-the-field experiment on conspicuous consumption among rural communities. Journal of Development Studies 60 (6): 956-974.

; ; ; (2024) Assessing peer influence on farmers' climate adaptations: An experimental adoption of index insurance and savings in Uzbekistan. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 56 (1): 1-20.

; ; (2023) The role of peer imitation in agricultural index insurance adoption: Findings from lab-in-the-field experiments in Kyrgyzstan. Review of Development Economics 27 (3): 1649-1672.

; ; ; ; (2021) Obesity and food away from home: What drives the socioeconomic gradient in excess body weight? Economics & Human Biology 43

Articles (non-peer-reviewed)

; ; ; ; (2019) Verbesserte Klimaresilienz durch Agrarversicherungen - das KlimALEZ-Projekt. IAMO Jahreszahl 21: 27-35.

Further Publications

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (2023) Schlussbericht: Verbundprojekt Klimaanpassung: Erhöhung der Klimaresilienz in Zentralasien – Nachhaltige ländliche Entwicklung durch die Einführung innovativer Agrarversicherungsprodukte (KlimALEZ). 0

; ; (2022) Crop index insurance for more welfare and climate resilience? An experimental approach. AAEA.

; ; ; (2021) Adopting index insurance and/or precautionary savings: Peer effects in complex decision-making in Uzbek experiments. IAAE.

; ; ; ; (2019) Obesity and food away from home: What drives the socioeconomic gradient in excess body weight? Policy Research Working Paper, Washington.

Posters

; ; (2023) Can crop index insurance increase welfare and climate resilience? An experimental impact analysis from Uzbekistan. Rennes, Frankreich, 29.08.2023 - 01.09.2023.

; ; (2022) Crop index insurance: Laying foundations for more production decisions in drought-prone Uzbekistan. Prag, Tschechische Republik, 14.09.2022 - 16.09.2022.

; ; ; (2021) How does one's peer influence the adoption of index insurance and savings as two climate adaptation strategies? Evidence from choice experiments in Uzbekistan. Online, Deutschland, 05.07.2021 - 06.07.2021.

Presentations

; ; (2023) Being well in with the Joneses – Conspicuous spending and risk sharing in a lab-in-the-field experiment. 51. Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Agrarwirtschaft & Agrarsoziologie (SGA) "Transformation d. Agrar- & Ernährungssysteme - Nachhaltigkeit & Digitalisierung von Wertschöpfungsketten", Lindau, Schweiz.

; ; (2023) Being well in with the Joneses – Conspicuous spending and risk sharing in a lab-in-the-field experiment. XVII Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) “Agri-food systems in a changing world: Connecting science and society”, Rennes, Frankreich.

; ; (2023) Agricultural index insurance, welfare and climate resilience: Experimental findings from Uzbekistan. 51. Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Agrarwirtschaft & Agrarsoziologie (SGA) "Transformation d. Agrar- & Ernährungssysteme - Nachhaltigkeit & Digitalisierung von Wertschöpfungsketten", Lindau, Schweiz.

(2023) Assessing welfare and resilience impacts of agricultural index insurance: Experimental evidence from Uzbekistan. Bundesbank: Workshop in Applied Economics for Young Researchers, Hannover, Deutschland.

; ; (2023) Ex-ante and ex-post effects of index insurance on welfare and climate resilience: Experimental findings from Uzbekistan. German Development Economics Conference, Dresden, Deutschland.

; ; (2023) Can crop index insurance increase welfare and climate resilience? An experimental impact analysis from Uzbekistan. IAMO Forum 2023 "Trade, Geopolitics & Food Security", Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; ; (2023) Agricultural index insurance, welfare and climate resilience: Experimental findings from Uzbekistan. 2023 Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists, Wuhan, China.

; ; (2023) Impact of index insurance on welfare and climate resilience: Experimental findings from Uzbekistan. Sino-German Forum on Sustainable Development of Agri-Food System, Yangling, China.

; ; (2022) The impact of crop insurance on welfare and climate resilience: Experimental evidence from Uzbekistan. The Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics Society (AES), Leuven, Belgien.

; ; (2022) The role of index insurance on farm welfare and climate resilience: Experimental findings from Uzbekistan. EAAE PhD Workshop, Parma, Italien.

; ; (2022) Crop index insurance for more welfare and climate resilience? An experimental approach. 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, USA.

; ; (2022) Crop index insurance, welfare and climate resilience: Finding from lab-in-the-field experiments in Uzbekistan. 183rd EAAE Seminar, Zagreb, Kroatien.

; ; (2021) Index insurance and/or precautionary savings: Simultaneous adoption decisions in Uzbek experiments. 94th Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics Society, Warwick (online), Großbritannien.

; ; ; (2021) Weather index insurance for climate resilience: An experimental implementation in Kyrgyzstan. XVI EAAE Virtual Congress "Raising the Impact of Agricultural Economics: Multidisciplinarity, Stakeholder Engagement and Novel Approaches, Prag / Online, Tschechische Republik.

; ; ; (2021) How does one's peer influence the adoption of index insurance and savings as two climate adaptation strategies? Evidence from choice experiments in Uzbekistan. International Conference on Globalization and Development (GLAD), Online, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2021) Adopting index insurance and/or precautionary savings: Peer effects in complex financial decision-making in Uzbek experiments. 31st Virtual ICAE 2021, Neu Delhi / Online, Indien.

; ; ; (2021) Innovative index insurance and/or familiar savings as climate adaptations: The role of peer influences in experimental implementation in Uzbekistan. Doctoral Workshop Research Group on Development Economics German Economic Association, Dresden, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2021) Sustainable finances for green investments: Findings from experimental adoption of innovative index insurance in Uzbekistan. Tropentag 2021, online, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2021) Index insurance and/or precautionary savings as two climate adaption strategies: How does one’s peer influence simultaneous uptake decisions in Uzbek experiments? VfS Annual Conference 2021: Climate Economics, online, Deutschland.

; ; (2021) Understanding needs – Experimental economics for understanding demand and informing farmers. KlimALEZ stakeholder workshop, Halle (Saale) / Online, Deutschland.

; ; ; ; (2020) Agricultural insurance markets: From index design to farmers‘ adoption. Virtual Seminars on Applied Economics and Policy Analysis in Central Asia, Online, Deutschland.

; ; (2020) How peer imitation affects the adoption of index insurance: Evidence from an experiment in rural Kyrgyzstan. IAMO Forum 2020: Digital transformation - towards sustainable food value chains in Eurasia, Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; ; (2020) Crop index insurance for climate resilience enabling higher agricultural investments: An experimental implementation in Kyrgyzstan. Tropentag, Online, Deutschland.

; ; (2020) Weather index insurance for climate resilience: An experimental implementation in Krygyzstan. 60. Jahrestagung der Gewisola 2020, Halle (Saale)/virtuell, Deutschland.

; ; (2020) Weather index insurance for climate resilience: An experimental implementation in Krygyzstan. 6th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, Online, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2018) Demand for agricultural insurance in Kyrgyzstan. Baku Conference "Agriculture Trade and Foreign Investments for Sustainable Regional Integration in Caucasus and Central Asia", Baku, Aserbaidschan.

; ; ; (2018) Enhancing climate resilience in Central Asia via index-based drought insurance. Academic Conference: "Social science knowledge and sustainable agricultural development along the Silk Road", Tashkent, Usbekistan.

; ; ; (2018) Digitalization for drought-risk mitigation: The implementation perspective. 4th Sino-German Agricultural Week, Beijing, China.

; ; (2018) KlimALEZ: Increasing climate resilience via agricultural insurance – Innovation transfer for sustainable rural development in Central Asia. COP24 - UN-Klimakonferenz, Kattowitz, Polen.