Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.pol. Michael Finus
Michael Finus is Professor in Climate and Environmental Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Graz. He held previous appointments at the University of Bath, UK (2012-2018), University of Exeter, UK (2009-2011), University of Stirling, UK (2007-2009), University of Hagen, Germany (2001-2007).
He works in the field of environmental economics and public goods, in particular on international environmental agreements. He has published widely in journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Social Choice and Welfare, Public Choice, Environmental and Resource Economics and Environment and Development Economics. He also published several books such as Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2001).
He is Co-Editor of Environmental and Resource Economics and has been guest editor of special issues in this journal, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and Oxford Economic Papers. Michael regularly serves as a referee for journals like American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Games and Economic Behavior and Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He also frequently serves on the scientific panel of the annual meetings of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
He was President-elect of the German Association of Environmental Economists (2008-2010) and Past President-elect 2010-2012, and was a Lead Author of the 5th assessment report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III, which was released in 2014. Michael was a Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Policy Research in Mannheim (ZEW, Germany) from 2010-15.
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre