Dr. Franziska Appel
Equal Opportunities Commissioner
Structural Development of Farms and Rural Areas (Structural Change)
Structural change in agriculture
Dr. Franziska Appel has been a research associate at IAMO in the Department Structural Change since September 2009. Previously, she worked for this department as a student assistant for two years. She studied agricultural sciences, with a specialization in economic and social sciences of agriculture, from 2005 to 2009 at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. She has written her PhD thesis titled "Between path dependence and path creation: The impact of farmers’ behavior on structural change in agriculture" in the framework of the DFG-funded project "Models of farm level structural change DFG – SiAg". She is also IAMO's Equal Opportunities Officer.