Dr Veronika Liebelt

Postdoctoral Researcher

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


Mansur, A. V., McDonald, R. I., Güneralp, B., Kim, H., de Oliveira, J. A. P., Callaghan, C. T., Hamel, P., Kuiper, J. J., Wolff, M., Liebelt, V., Martins, I. S., Elmqvist, T. and Pereira, H. M.

(2022): Nature futures for the urban century: Integrating multiple values into urban management. Environmental Science & Policy

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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04103 Leipzig

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+49 341 9733252
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Leipzig University

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