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