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Prof. Dr. Carsten Helm

Full professorship for Economics / Public Finance

Prof. Dr. Carsten Helm


January 2003: “Habilitation”
Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Economics and Business Administration
Title of habilitation thesis: “Strategic Aspects of Cooperation in the Presence of Multilateral Externalities”
Prof. Dominique Demougin, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Bengt-Arne Wickström

July 1999: Ph.D, Economics (summa cum laude)
Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Economics and Business Administration
Title of doctoral thesis: “Economic Theories of International Environmental Cooperation”
Prof. Dr. Bengt-Arne Wickström, Prof. Dr. Udo Ernst Simonis

December 1994: Diplom in Political Science (equivalent to MA degree)
Free University Berlin, Department of Political Science

Oct 1992 – Sep 1993: Master of Arts in Development Economics
University of Sussex / UK, Department of Economics

Oct 1988 – Sep 1992: Undergraduate and graduate studies in Economics and Political Science
Free University Berlin, Departments of Economics and Political Science

June 1986: Abitur (University Entrance Examination), Ratsgymnasium Hannover

Professional Experience

Since October 2010: “Full Professor”, University of Oldenburg, Department of Economics and Law

2005 – 2010: “Associate Professor” for Applied Microeconomics, especially Institutional Economics, Technical University Darmstadt, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law

Apr 2001 – Mar 2005: “Assistant Professor” at the Walther-Rathenau Institute for Organisation Theory, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Economics and Business Administration

Aug 1999 – Apr 2001: “Assistant Professor” at the Institute for Public Economics, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Faculty of Economics and Management

Jan 1995 – July 1999: “Research assistant and PhD candidate” in the “Global Change and Social Systems” department, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Longer research stays   

Harvard University, Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Visiting Scholar (Mai – Juli 2013)

Free University of Bozen, School of Economics & Mangement (March 2009)

Osaka University, Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) Visiting Foreign Scholar (Sep – Nov 2001)

Stockholm University, Department of Economics (Sep – Dec 1998)


Verein für Socialpolitik, European Economic Association, American Economic Association, European Association of Environmental Economists, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Ökonomie und Staat

Activities as referee

Annals of Operations Research, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Ecological Economics, Energy Policy, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Modelling & Assessment, Environmental Values, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Finanzarchiv, Global Environmental Politics, International Journal of Game Theory, International Game Theory Review, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Oxford Economic Papers, Public Choice, Research in Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Strategic Behavior and the Environment, Southern Economic Journal, Theory and Decision

Academic administration

Dean of Students, Department of Economics and Law, University of Oldenburg (since April 2015)

Vice Dean, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Technical University Darmstadt (2007-2010)

Deputy Dean, “Graduate School of Economics, Finance and Management” (GSEFM) of the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Technical University Darmstadt and Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (2010)

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