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Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge

Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge - Chair of Energy Economics

Research focuses

European Electricity and Gas Markets and Regulation, Global Energy and Resource Markets, Business Strategies in Energy Markets, Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2007 Full Professor of Economics, in particular Energy Economics, and Head of the Chair of Energy Economics, Dept. of Economics at the University of Cologne
  • Since 2007 Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI)
  • 2000 - 2007 Top-Management Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), last position: Partner and Vice President 
  • 1995 - 2000 Researcher at the Universities of Bonn and Zurich, and management consultant with McKinsey & Company
  • 1997 Doctorate in Economics with a thesis on „Financial Innovation from a General Equilibrium Perspective.“
  • 1992,94,95 Degrees in Mathematics and Economics following his studies in Bonn, Cambridge and Berkeley
  • 2011 - 2013 Parliamentary Enquête „Wachstum, Wohlstand, Lebensqualität“, acatech – German National Academy of Science and Engineering, EASAC – Energy Steering Panel, E.ON Research Center at RWTH Aachen (Scientific Advisory Board), VGB Powertech (Scientific Advisory Board), Innovationsregion Rheinisches Revier – IRR (Advisory Board), KlimaKreis Köln (Chairman), Trianel GmbH (Supervisory Board), Rhenag AG (Advisory Board)

Selected Publications

  • COP 21 – Euphorie, Ernüchterung und Perspektiven für globale Treibhausgasminderung, 2016, mit Jakob Peter. In: ifo Schnelldienst, Vol. 69 (3), pp. 26-29
  • European electricity markets: policy deficiencies, design deficiencies, and opportunities for policymakers, 2014, in: Commissariat Général à la Stratégie et à la Prospective (ed.), The crisis of the European electricity system, Paris, pp. 45-63
  • Concentrating Solar Power in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: Achieving Its Potential, 2013, in: Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 7 (2), pp. 219-228 (with R. Pitz-Paal et al.)
  • Europa und Re-Regulierung – welcher Ordnungsrahmen für die „Energiewende“?, 2013, in: Th. Kästner and H. Rentz (ed.), Handbuch Energiewende, etv Energieverlag, Essen, pp. 415-434
  • Wachstum, Wohlstand, Lebensqualität – Schlussbericht der Enquête-Kommission, 2013, in: Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin, Drucksache 17/13330 (with K. Andreae et al.)
  • Wohlstand und Umweltverbrauch entkoppeln, 2012, in: Das Parlament, No. 27-28, (with Uwe Schneidewind)
  • Netzausbauplanung unter Berücksichtigung probabilistischer Einflussgrößen, 2011, in: Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft 35 (2),. pp. 125 -138 (with J. Schwippe; A. Nüssler, and C. Rehtanz)
  • Erste Elemente eines Jahrhundertprojekts – ökonomische Betrachtungen zur Entwicklung der Europäischen Energiepolitik, 2011, in: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol. 60 (1), pp. 50–6 (with C. Growitsch, T. Panke)
  • Evolutionary Choice of Markets, 2007, in: Economic Theory, 30, pp. 453-472 (with A. Gerber)
  • An Evolutionary Approach to Financial Innovation, 2001, in: Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 68, 493-522 (with T. Hens)
  • An extension of a theorem by Mijushin and Polterovich to incomplete markets, 1998, in: Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 30 (3), 285-300

Interview with Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge