Prof. Dr. Michael Rauscher
Professor of International Economics
Room 011, Ulmenstraße 69
Phone: +49 381 498-4310
Fax: +49 381 498-4438
Office Hours: on appointment (sabbatical semester in
Tuesday 10:00 to 11:30 (from October 2022)
- Environmental and Resource Economics
- International Economics
- Economic Geography
- Open-Economy Public Finance
- Economic Growth
- Modern Slavery and Forced Labour
- Social Determinants of Economic Behaviour
1989 Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude), University of Konstanz
1996 Habilitation and Venia Legendi for Economics, University of Kiel
Professional Career and Positions
1983 - 1995 Researcher, TU Berlin (1983), U Mannheim (1984) and U Konstanz (1985-1990),
Assistant Professor, U Kiel (1990-1995)
since 1996 Professor of International Economics, University of Rostock
since 2003 Research Professor, ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich
2011-2014 Lead Author, 5th IPCC Assessment Report on Climate Change (Working Group III)
2012- 2014 Dean, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Rostock
Demographic Change and Climate Change, Environment and Development Economics 27, 2020, 5-20.
Modern Slavery, Corruption, and Hysteresis, European Journal of Political Economy, 64, 2020, 101917 (with Bianca Willert).
Stable International Environmental Agreements: Large Coalitions that Achieve Little, Games 10(4), 2019, 47.
Fiscal Competition and Growth When Capital Is Imperfectly Mobile, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 115 (1), 2013, 211-233 (with Daniel Becker).
Tax Competition, Capital Mobility and Innovation in the Public Sector, German Economic Review 8, 2007, 18-40.
International Trade, Foreign Investment, and the Environment. In: K-G Mäler, J Vincent, eds., Handbook of Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol 3, Amsterdam: Elsevier (North-Holland Handbooks in Economics), 2005, 1403-1456.
Economic Growth and Tax-Competing Leviathans, International Tax and Public Finance 12, 2005, 457–474.
International Trade, Factor Movements, and the Environment. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Clarendon) 1997.
Environmental Regulation and the Location of Polluting Industries, International Tax and Public Finance 2, 1995, 229–244.
On Ecological Dumping. Oxford Economic Papers 46, 1994, 822-840.
OPEC and the Price of Petroleum: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence, Heidelberg: Springer, 1989 (Dissertation).
Trade with an Exhaustible Resource when Demand Reactions Are Lagged, European Economic Review 31, 1987, 1597-1604.
- Basics of Economics (1st semester)
- Globalisation of the Economy
- Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics
- Foundations of Population Economics
- Project Seminars
- Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
- International Trade Theory and Policy
- Dyamic Models in Economics
- Labour Economics (until 2020)
- Econometrics (2020)
- Seminars and Research Seminars