Prof. Dr. Till Requate studied Mathematics, Physics, Philosophy and Sports Science, and graduated in Mathematics and Philosophy at Bielefeld University, Germany, in 1985. He received a Ph.D. in Economics in 1989 with a thesis on game theory and industrial organisation. He received his Habilitation in 1994. Prof. Requate was assistant professor at the University of Bielefeld from 1990 to 1995 held a position as associate professor at the University of Oldenburg from 1995 to 1996, and was appointed full professor for Environmental Economics and as director of the Interdisciplinary Institute of Environmental Economics at the University of Heidelberg in 1996. Since 2002 Prof. Requate is a professor for innovation economics, competition policy, and new institutional economics at Kiel University. Environmental regulation and impacts on competition but also experimental economics are major fields of interest.
Prof. Requate was awarded a von-Bennigsen-Foerder-Preis in 1990 and the Eric-Kempe prize awarded by the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics and the University of Umea in 2004.
As a visiting scholar Prof. Requate was a guest at the University of California at San Diego (1989), California Institute of Technology (1992), University of Boulder, Colorado, (1993), University of Arizona at Tucson (2001), University of Florida at Orlando (2004), California Polytechnical State University at San Luis Obispo (2009), North Carolina State University at Raleigh (2012), University of Science at Penang, Malaysia (2008, 2009, 2012).
Moreover, Prof. Requate was associate editor of the European Economic Review, and he is on the editorial board of Resource and Energy Economics, Economics and Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. He organized several national and international scientific conferences (such as program chair of German economic Meeting, Magdeburg 2009, local organizer of German economic Meeting, Kiel 2010, program co-chair of EAERE, Rome 2011).
He also worked as a consultant for governments and NGOs, notably the World Bank, InWent (organizing the 4th and the 7th ASEAN capacity building workshop at Langkawi, Malaysia 2009 and Brunei 2010), the German Federal Ministry of Research and Science (BMBF), the Danish Ministry for Agriculture and Fishery, and for OECD, Paris.
Since July 1, 2012 Prof. Requate is the chairman of the “AURÖ” (Ausschuss für Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik des Vereins für Sozialpolitik).