Dr. Stephan Sommer
- RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Stephan Sommer has been working as a researcher in the department "Environment and Resources" since December 2013. He completed his studies in "Management and Economics" (Bachelor) and "Economics" (Master) at the Ruhr-University Bochum and the Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros in Madrid. His research interests include behavioural economics, applied econometrics and environmental, resource and energy economics. Together with Mark Andor, Sommer has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Ecological Economics and Nature Energy. He won the IAEE Best Paper Award in 2017 and one of his articles was chosen by Nature Climate Change as a research highlight. Furthermore, he has collaborated in various research projects, notably projects that have been funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) including the conduct and analysis of large household surveys.
Behavioural Economics, Applied Econometrics, Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics
Our-Energy knowledge areas
- Energy conservation and demand response