Dr Veronika Liebelt


Research interests


  • Spatial analysis of ecosystem services
  • Urban green spaces and their valuation
  • Hedonic pricing analysis
  • Urban studies: human well-being, revealed preferences

Curriculum Vitae


2019 - present

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Biodiversity Economics group, Postdoc

2018 - 2019

Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Cartography and Visual Communication Department, Project coordinator

2013 - 2019

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Computational Landscape Ecology Department, PhD candidate, Scientific staff member

2014 - present

University of Leipzig, Faculty of Economics and Management Science, Institute for Infrastructure and Resources Management, PhD in Business Administration (BWL)

2009 - 2011

University of Leipzig, International MBA Program,
MBA in Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development (SEPT)

2001 - 2007

Russian-Tajik (Slavonic) University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Diploma in Economics and Accounting

2004 - 2005

Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Exchange year, Major: Economics and Finance


Publications before iDiv


  • Liebelt, V., Bartke, S., Schwarz, N., (2018): Revealing preferences for urban green spaces: a scale-sensitive hedonic pricing analysis for the city of Leipzig, Ecological Economics.146, 536 – 548, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.12.006
  • Liebelt, V., Bartke, S., Schwarz, N., (2018): Hedonic pricing analysis of the influence of urban green spaces onto residential prices: the case of Leipzig, Germany, European Planning Studies,26 (1), 133 – 157, https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2017.1376314
  • Groeneveld, J., Müller, B., Buchmann, C.M., Dressler, G., Guo, C., Hase, N., Hoffmann, F., John, F., Klassert, C., Lauf, T., Liebelt, V., Nolzen, H., Pannicke, N., Schulze, J., Weise, H., Schwarz, N., (2017): Theoretical foundations of human decision-making in agent-based land use models – A review, Environmental Modelling & Software,87 , 39 – 48, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.10.008

iDiv publications


N. Schwarz, A. Haase, D. Haase, N. Kabisch, S. Kabisch, V. Liebelt, D. Rink, M. W. Strohbach, J. Welz, M. Wolff

(2021): How Are Urban Green Spaces and Residential Development Related? A Synopsis of Multi-Perspective Analyses for Leipzig, Germany. Land

Bartkowski, B., Beckmann, M., Drechsler, M., Kaim, A., Liebelt, V., Müller, B., Witing, F., Strauch, M.

(2020): Aligning Agent-Based Modeling With Multi-Objective Land-Use Allocation: Identification of Policy Gaps and Feasible Pathways to Biophysically Optimal Landscapes. Frontiers in Environmental Science

Liebelt, V., S. Bartke, N. Schwarz

(2019): Urban Green Spaces and Housing Prices: An Alternative Perspective. Sustainability
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Puschstrasse 4
04103 Leipzig

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+49 341 9733252
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Leipzig University

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