The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) are jointly organising a conference on "New Directions in the Voluntary Provision of International Public Goods", scheduled for April 17-18, 2012, in Mannheim, Germany. International and global public goods are increasingly attracting attention on the political agenda, thereby reinforcing interest in the theory of the voluntary provision of public goods. This conference brings together renowned researchers in order to present their theoretical, experimental, and empirical work. Furthermore, it aims to thoroughly discuss and advance new directions in the research on the voluntary provision of international public goods.


  • Ted Bergstrom, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Wolfgang Buchholz, University of Regensburg
  • Richard Cornes, Australian National University
  • Werner Güth, Max Planck Insitute of Economics, Jena
  • Olof Johansson-Stenman, University of Gothenburg
  • Charles Kolstad, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Kai Konrad, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich
  • Matthew J. Kotchen, Yale University
  • Andreas Lange, University of Hamburg
  • Simon Vicary, Newcastle University
  • Joachim Weimann, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg


Prof. Dr. Andreas Löschel (ZEW),
Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke (BC3),


Programme (as PDF, 50 KB)


The conference is open for a maximum of 15 participants. The conference fee is €110, covering conference materials, coffee breaks and the first conference day’s lunch. Please register no later than March 19, 2012, via our registration site.


Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management"
P.O. Box 10 34 43 • 68034 Mannheim • Germany
Phone: +49 621 1235-209 • Fax: +49 621 1235-226
E-mail: • Internet:


17.04.2012 - 18.04.2012

Event Location
ZEW, L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim