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Mirko Lieber

Mirko Lieber M.Sc.
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Research group GRU: Global Resource Use Economy-wide Material Flow Analysis
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Membership in scientific association
  since 2016 International Society of Ecological Economics
  since 2016 International Society for Industrial Ecology
  since 2015 International Input-Output Association
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2014-2016 Journal of Industrial Ecology - Review of paper submissions


Journal article

2020 Wegner Maus, Victor, Giljum, Stefan, Gutschlhofer, Jakob, da Silva, Dieison M., Probst, Michael, Gass, Sidnei L.B., Luckeneder, Sebastian, Lieber, Mirko, McCallum, Ian. 2020. A global-scale data set of mining areas. Scientific Data. 7 (1) open access (Details)
  West, Jim, Lieber, Mirko, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Schandl, Heinz. 2020. Proposal for a new compilation system for metal ores in economy wide material flow accounting. Journal of Industrial Ecology. open access (Details)
2017 Schandl, Heinz, Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, West, James, Giljum, Stefan, Dittrich, Monika, Eisenmenger, Nina, Geschke, Arne, Lieber, Mirko, Wieland, Hanspeter, Schaffartzik, Anke, Krausmann, Fridolin, Gierlinger, Sylvia, Hosking, Karin, Lenzen, Manfred, Tanikawa, Hiroki, Miatto, Alessio, Fishman, Tomer. 2017. Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity: Forty Years of Evidence. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 22 (4), 827-838. (Details)
2014 Giljum, Stefan, Dittrich, Monika, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Lieber, Mirko. 2014. Global patterns of material flows and their socio-economic and environmental implications: a MFA study on all countries world-wide from 1980 to 2009. Resources 3 (1), 319-339. open access (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2015 Lieber, Mirko and Bruckner, Martin and Fischer, Guenther and Tramberend, Sylvia. 2015. Tracking of land flows embodied in global non-food supply chains using a Hybrid-MRIO approach. 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Leeds, Großbritannien, 30.06.-03.07. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2013 Giljum, Stefan, Lieber, Mirko, Bruckner, Martin, Pinanez, Aldo. 2013. Resource use and CO2 productivity of economic sectors. A pilot analysis of direct and indirect energy use, raw material use and CO2 emissions of industrial sectors. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2017 Fischer, Günther, Tramberend, Sylvia, Bruckner, Martin, Lieber, Mirko. 2017. Quantifying the land footprint of Germany and the EU using a hybrid accounting model. Dessau-Roßlau:Umweltbundesamt. open access (Details)
2016 Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan, Lieber, Mirko, Manstein, Christopher. 2016. Die Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen - Bericht für Deutschland 2016. Dessau-Roßlau:Umweltbundesamt Deutschland. (Details)


FINEPRINT (Spatially explicit material footprints: Fine-scale assessment of Europe's global environmental and social impacts) (2017-2022) (Details)
UNEP MFA II (2016-2017) (Details)
Visual MFA IX (2015-2017) (Details)
Eco-ICE (Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy) (2014-2016) (Details)
UNEP MFA (2014-2015) (Details)
Resource use in Germany (2014-2017) (Details)
Visual MFA VIII (2014-2015) (Details)
UBA Land (2013-2015) (Details)
DESIRE (Development of a System of Indicators for a Resource efficient Europe) (2013-2016) (Details)