Dr. Lu Yu

Associated Fellow

Lu Yu is currently a Post-doc Fellow at the division of Resource Economics, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. She holds a Ph.D. in resource economics from HU Berlin, and an M.Sc in Regional Economics and a Bachelor in Development Studies from China Agricultural University. She works on environmental governance, climate adaptation, poverty, natural resource management, transition society, collective action from an institutional economics perspective. She worked as a consultant in a weather insurance project of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and was a visiting scholar at Zhejiang University under Erasmus teaching mobility program.


Selected publications

Yu, L. (2016) Agro-Pastoralism under Climate Change: Perceptions of Climate Change, Local Adaptations and Institutions in Northern China. Land Use Policy 58, 173-182.

Yu, L. and Farrell, K. N. (2016). The Chinese Perspective on Pastoral Resource Economics: A Vision of the Future in a Context of Socio-Ecological Vulnerability. Revue Scientifique et Technique-Office International des Epizooties 35 (2), 523-531.

Yu, L. and Farrell, K, N. (2013). Individualized Pastureland Use: Responses of Herders on Institutional Arrangements in Pastoral China. Human Ecology 41(5), 759-771.

Wang, X. X., Otto, M. I. and Yu, L. (2013). The Role of Social Factors in Village Irrigation Governance in Northern China. Agricultural Water Management 3: 10-18.

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