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Prof. Dr. Manuel Frondel

Head, “Environment and Resources” department

Prof. Dr. Manuel Frondel

Manuel Frondel is Associate Professor for Energy Economics and Applied Econometrics at Ruhr-University Bochum. Since 2003, he has been Head of the research department "Environment and Resources" at RWI and since 2010 faculty member of Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS). Before, he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, and part-time professor at the University of Applied Sciences, Heilbronn, Germany. He received his Ph. D. from the Department of Economics at Heidelberg University and a diploma in both physics and economic engineering at the University of Karlsruhe.

His research interests include applied econometrics in the fields of environmental, resource, and energy economics. Prof. Frondel has published in leading international journals, such as The Review of Economics and Statistics and Economics Letters.

Research Interests

Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics

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Prof. Dr. Manuel Frondel

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