Prof. Dr. Roland Menges

Department of Economics and Macroeconomics

Julius-Albert-Str. 6 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld Room: 134

Phone: +49 (5323) 72 - 7652 Fax: +49 (5323) 72 - 7697

Office hours: Tuesdays, 2-3 p.m., appointment via e-mail

Secretary's office: Petra Ernst Phone +49 (5323) 72 - 7653

  • Roland Menges studied economics at Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel and received his diploma in 1992. In 1993, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Experimental Economics at the University of York, UK. In 1996, he received his doctorate in Kiel for a thesis on uncertain preferences and the adaptive use of information strategies. Between 1999 and 2003, he was a member of the European Renewable Energy Certificate Trading (RECS) initiative, during the pilot phase of European certificate trading. His habilitation in economics took place in 2006 with a paper on the provision of environmental public goods at the University of Flensburg.

    Since July 2010, Menges is Professor of Economics and Macroeconomics at TU Clausthal.


  • Roland Menges' main research interests are environmental economics, behavioral economics and experimental economics. He is specifically concerned with the social acceptance of the energy transition, among others. He is a member of the Research Center for Energy Storage Technologies at Clausthal University of Technology. In 2019, he co-edited the Kompendiums der Wirtschaftstheorie und Wirtschaftspolitik (Compendium of Economic Theory and Policy), to which he contributed an article on environmental economics. The compendium is published by Springer-Verlag.