Oliver Woll studied mathematics and business management at Saarland University, with a special focus on industrial management theory, operations research, and statistics. From 2005 to 2013, he worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Management Sciences and Energy Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Dr. Weber). Since 2010, he had been team leader for risk and corporate management at the chair. During this time, he held seminars, tutorials, and lectures. He additionally acquired and worked on numerous third-party funded projects. In September 2013, Oliver joined the Research Group "Competition and Regulation" at ZEW and oversees the research focus "Competition and Regulation in Network Industries". In addition, he is a lecturer for Sustainable Energy Economics at the Technical University of Applied Sciences, Bochum.

He studies limited liquidity of energy markets and its impact on methods and model for decision support in his dissertation project. His general research interests encompass the analysis of network industries and the application and enhancement of mathematical models to the market characteristics. This includes 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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Doctoral degree/habilitation
  • Doctoral degree/PhD (8.2015), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg-Essen, Germany,
    Thesis title: LIMITED LIQUIDITY IN ENERGY MARKETS - IMPLICATIONS FOR TRADING STRATEGIES AND RISK MEASURES