RWI Team

CV Prof. Dr. Colin Vance


since 2017

Faculty member of Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS)

since 2016

Associate Professor at Jacobs University

since 2014

RWI, Deputy Head, research department "Environment and Resources"

since 2009

Adjunct Professor at Jacobs University & Bremen International School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

2006 - 2014

RWI, Researcher, research department “Environment and Resources”

4/2003 - 12/2005

German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Transportation Research, Berlin, Germany. Researcher.

9/2000 - 3/2003

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Economics, Washington D.C., USA. Resource Economist

9/1997 - 8/2000

Clark University, George Perkins Marsh Institute, Worcester, MA, USA. Research Associate. Project: "Land-Cover and Land-Use Change in the Southern Yucatán Peninsula Region", a collaboration of Clark University, Harvard University, and El Colegio de la Fontera Sur, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

9/1994 - 5/1994

Clark University, Department of Economics, Worcester, MA, USA. Research Assistant for Professor John Brown


Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Partnerschaft mit der Dritten Welt (GEPA), Wuppertal, Germany. Two-month internship


10/2001 - 2/2006

Clark University. Worcester, MA, USA. Department of Economics.
Ph.D. Environmental Economics. Awarded April 2000


Boston University. Boston, MA, USA. Department of International Relations.
B.A. International Relations (with Honors).

1990 - 1991

Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Bochum, Germany. Department of Social Science.
Year of independent studies with concentration in economic development

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