Jacob Wehrle, M.Sc.

Department of Economics and Macroeconomics

Julius-Albert-Str. 6 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld Room: 135

Phone: +49 (5323) 72 - 7643 jacob.wehrle@tu-clausthal.de Office hours: by appointment

  • born on 03.12.1989 in Bühl


    • 2009: Abitur at the Bischöfliches Gymnasium Josephinum in Hildesheim, Germany
    • 2009 - 2010: Voluntary service in Thika, Kenya, working at a primary school
    • 2010 - 2016: Study of Industrial Engineering (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) at Clausthal University of Technology
    • 2015: Semester abroad at the University of Pretoria, focus: Economic Development
    • Since 2017: Research Assistant at the Department of Economics and Macroeconomics, Clausthal University of Technology
  • Research Focus

    Experimenal Research of Resource and Environmental Economics, Gamification



    • Menges, R., Cloos, J., Greiff, M., Wehrle, J., Goldmann, D., & Rabe, L. (2020). Recycling behavior of private households: an empirical investigation of individual preferences in a club good experiment. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 1-14.
    • Menges, R., Wehrle, J. (2020). Recycling als Öffentliches Gut: der Einfluss von Umwelteinstellungen und Gruppenverhalten auf das individuelle Recycling-Verhalten. Forschungsfeld Rohstoffsicherung und Ressourceneffizienz, 149-158.


    Conference papers

    • 2019 - Rome (IT): 4th AIEE Energy Symposium on Energy Security, " Energy efficiency and gamification: storytelling and individual behaviour in social dilemma situations", (Roland Menges, Dominic Jung, Jens Müller, Stefan Traub & Jacob Wehrle)
    • 2019 - Dubrovnik (HR): 14th Conference on sustainable development of energy, water and environment systems, "Recycling Behaviour of Private Households: An Experimental Investigation of Individual Preferences in a Club Good Setting", (Menges R, Cloos J, Greiff M, Wehrle J, Goldmann D, Rabe L)