Chair of Innovation, Competition Policy and New Institutional Economics

Prof. Dr. Till Requate

Director of the Institute

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1, 4. OG, R.412
Phone: +49 431 880-4424
Telefax: +49 431 880-1618

Curriculum Vitae

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.

Recent Publications

"Emissions Standards and Ambient Environmental Quality Standards  with stochastic Environmental Services” (2012), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management  (2012), forthcoming (with Steve Hamilton)

"Tobacco and Alcohol: Complements or Substitutes? A Structural Model Approach to Insufficient Price Variation in Individual-Level Data" (2013), Empirical Economics forthcoming (with Silja Goehlmann, Christoph M. Schmidt, and Harald Tauchmann)

“Investment Incentives under Emission Trading: An Experimental Study,” Environmental and Resource Economics (2013), forthcoming (with Eva Camacho and Israel Waichman), available online

“Sushi or Fish Fingers? Seafood Diversity, Collapsing Fish Stocks, and Multi-Species Fishery Management,” The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2013) forthcoming. (with Martin Quaas)

“Does more stringent environmental regulation induce or reduce technology adoption? When the rate of technology adoption is inverted U-shaped,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management  (2012), forthcoming (with Grischa Perino)

“Alternative Use Systems for the Remaining Ethiopian Cloud Forest and the Role of Arabica Coffee - A Cost-Benefit Analysis” Ecological Economics (2012) 75, 102-112 (with Anke Reichhuber)

“Subsidies for Renewable Energies in the Presence of Learning Effects and Market Power,” Resource and Energy Economics 34 (2012), 236-254 (with Johanna Reichenbach).

“The Regulation of Non-Point Source Pollution and Risk Preferences,” Ecological Economics 73 (2012), 179-187 (with Eva Cuena-Camacho)

“On the Role of Social Wage Comparisons in Gift-Exchange Experiments,” in: Economics Letters 112 (1) (2011), 75-78 (with Kean Siang Chng and Israel Waichman).

"A Profit Table or a Profit Calculator? A Note on the Design of Cournot Oligopoly
Experiments," Experimental Economics 14 (2011), 36-46 (with Israel Waichman).