Chair of Environmental Economics


The Chair of Environmental Economics focuses on empirical and theoretical research in the following areas

  • environmental economics
  • applied microeconomics
  • decision theory
  • game theory
  • energy economics


Current publications

Liebensteiner M., Haxhimusa A., Naumann F.:
Subsidized Renewables' Adverse Effect on Energy Storages and Carbon Pricing as a Remedy.
In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2023)
ISSN: 1879-0690
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2022.112990


Liebensteiner M., Naumann F.:
Can Carbon Pricing Counteract Renewable Energies' Self-Cannibalization Problem?
In: Energy Economics (2022)
ISSN: 0140-9883
DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2022.106345


Social science research to inform solar geoengineering (with Joseph E. Aldy et al.), 2021.

Science 374 (6569): 815-818.

Link to published article.

Media coverage: SRF Wissenschaftsmagazin 13.11.2021. Resources for the Future (RFF) press release.


Solar Geoengineering Governance: A Dynamic Framework of Farsighted Coalition Formation (with Jere Lehtomaa), 2021.

Oxford Open Climate Change 1(1).

Link to published article (open-access). Supplementary Material.

Media coverage: Reviewer 2 does geoengineering podcast, November 1st, 2021.


Prediction: the Long and the Short of it (with Antony Millner), 2021.

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 13(1): 374-398. Covered asAEA Research Highlight, March 2021.

Link to article.  Working Paper version


The previous publications of our employees can be found on the respective employee profiles.

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