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Prof. Dr. Günter Knieps (retired)

Former DirectorProf. Dr. Günter Knieps



Areas of Research:

Network economics, competition theory and policy, (de-)regulation, and privatisation in Europe, industrial economics, transport economics


List of Publications

Curriculum Vitae:

Diplom in economics 1973, Diplom in mathematics 1977, PhD in economics 1977 in Bonn. Habilitation in Berne, Switzerland in 1985. 1988-1992 professor of microeconomics at  the University of Groningen, Netherlands. From 1992 to 2019, professor of economics and director of the Chair of Network Economics, Competition Economics and Transport Sciences at the University of Freiburg. He is a member of the Boards of Academic Advisors to the  Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and to the  Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, a member of the Industrieökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik and of the Wirtschaftspolitischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Walter Eucken Institute, and a founding member of Ökonomenstimme.