Dominik Schober studied economics in Würzburg, Germany, and Caen, France, with a special focus on industrial economics and econometrics. From 2006 to 2012 he worked as a scientific assistant at the Chair of Management Science and Energy Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Dr. Weber) as well as in the regulation management department of a major German energy supplier. During this time he worked on numerous third-party funded projects, held seminars, tutorials and lectures, and finally held the position of a team leader. In October 2012 Dominik has joined the Research Group "Competition and Regulation" and oversees the research focus "Competition and Regulation in Network Industries". In addition he is a lecturer at the Technical University of Applied Sciences, Bochum ("Sustainable Energy Economics").

In his dissertation he investigates different issues in the regulation of electricity network operators in the areas of production, financial and industrial economics. His general research interests encompass questions of competition in electricity markets, especially against the background of fluctuating renewable generation, as well as related topics from other energy markets (e.g. gasoline) and environmental economics.

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