Professor Dr. Nikolas Wölfing is junior research associate at ZEW. He works in close cooperation with the research unit “Market Design”.

Nicolas Wölfing is an assistant professor at the Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies of the University of Mannheim’s School of Business. He worked as a researcher in ZEW’s Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” until February 2019, and was a postdoc at ETH Zurich from 2015 to 2016. He received his PhD and master’s degree in quantitative economics from the Paris School of Economics / Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Nikolas Wölfing’s research interests lie in the organisation and regulation of energy markets, environmental economics, and industrial organisation. Previous work include applied microeconomic studies and methodological contributions in functional statistics.

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Junior Research Associate

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