The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) are pleased to announce the 8th Mannheim Energy Conference on 6–7 May 2019. International scholars and practitioners in the field of energy economics are invited to discuss latest insights, new opportunities and future challenges. The conference shall provide a stimulating environment for debates on issues fundamental to the energy industry, on policy implications of recent research, and new research questions arising from energy market regulation and policies. Advanced theoretical, empirical, and policy-oriented contributions on all aspects of the economics of energy markets are welcome.

Keynote Speakers

Matthieu Glachant

MINES Paristech, France

Karen Palmer

Resources for the Future, USA

Sebastian Rausch

ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Frank Wolak

Stanford University, USA

Scientific Committee

Christoph Böhringer

University Oldenburg and ZEW

Antoine Dechezleprêtre

London School of Economics and Political Science and OECD

Natalia Fabra

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Gautam Gowrisankaran

University of Arizona, USA

Luigi Grossi

University of Verona, Italy

Andreas Lange

University of Hamburg and ZEW

Andreas Löschel

University of Münster and ZEW

Ulrich Wagner

University of Mannheim and ZEW

Michael Waterson

University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom and ZEW

Frank Wolak

Stanford University, USA

The following gives a non-exhaustive list of topics:

  • Competition and Regulation of Energy Markets
  • Infrastructure Provision and Management
  • Sustainable EnergyTransition
  • Energy Demand and Efficiency
  • Energy Innovation and Investment

Interested researchers are invited to submit preferably an academic paper, or an extended abstract of at least three pages. Interested practitioners should submit a one-page abstract. Submissions should be sent in PDF format to no later than 11 February 2019.

  • Submission deadline: 11 February 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 11 March 2019
  • Registration: 8 April 2019

The conference fee is EUR 200. This covers the conference package, meals, refreshments, coffee breaks, and the conference dinner. The conference fee will be reduced to EUR 100 for participants presenting a paper.

Presenters are asked to discuss a paper. Authors shall send their papers to the discussant at least two weeks before the start of the conference.

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06.05.2019 - 07.05.2019

Event Location

ZEW – Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung

L 7, 1 68161 Mannheim

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