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Claudia Kemfert (Born December 17, 1968 in Delmenhorst, Germany) is a German economics expert in the areas of Energy research and Environmental protection. She is a Professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. She heads the Energy, Transportation, and Environment department at German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin).
Kemfert has led the Energy, Transportation, and Environment department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since April 2004. In addition she is the Chairperson for environmental economics at the Humboldt university Berlin. She was the first associate professor in Germany, to receive a C4-professor appointment. Kemfert studied economic science at the University of Bielefeld, the University of Oldenburg and Stanford University where she graduated in 1998. She had a Post-doctoral research visit at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) in Milan in 1998.
From January 1999 to April 2000, she led a research group at the Institute for Rational Application of Energies of the University of Stuttgart. As a guest professor she taught at the University of St. Petersburg (2003/04), University of Moscow (2000/01) and University of Siena (1998, 2002/03). From 2000 to 2004 Kemfert had a position as an associate professor and was the leader of a research group at the University of Oldenburg.