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Antje Jantsch

Research Associate


External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis (Agricultural Policy)

Research areas

Empirical Microeconomics
Quality of Life
Subjective Well-being
Job Satisfaction
Social Comparisons

Personal details

Antje Jantsch is an agricultural economist and has been working as a researcher at IAMO and at the central bank of the Federal Republic of Germany (Deutsche Bundesbank) since March 2019. From 2012 to 2018 she was a research assistant at the Chair of Agribusiness Management (Prof. Dr. Norbert Hirschauer) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. She is currently completing her doctoral thesis on household wealth, social comparisons and subjective well-being in Germany. Her main research interests include empirical microeconomics, quality of life in rural and urban areas, job satisfaction of agricultural employees, relationship between town size and subjective well-being as well as social comparison processes. The geographical focus of her research is on Germany in particular, but also on Thailand and Latin America.