Martin Quaas is Professor of Economics at the University of Leipzig and Head of the Biodiversity Economics Group at the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig. He received his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in 2004 and subsequently conducted research at the UFZ in Leipzig and Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Between 2007 and 2018, he was Professor of Environmental, Resource and Ecological Economics at Kiel University before moving to Leipzig. He conducts research on the sustainable use of natural resources, often in interdisciplinary collaboration with ecologists. He has published over 100 papers in international journals. He is co-editor of journals such as the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
- since 10/2018
Professor of Biodiversity Economics, Faculty of Economics, Leipzig University and German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
- 11/2007 - 09/2018
Professor of Environmental, Resource-, and Ecological Economics, Department of Economics, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. 2007--2010 junior professor; 2010--2015 associate professor (W2, tenured); 2015--2018 full professor (W3, tenured)
- 10/1999 - 01/2004
PhD in Economics, University of Heidelberg
- Sudhakar, D.; Quaas, J.; Quaas, M. F.; Rickels, W.; Mülmenstädt, J.; Boucher, O.Substantial climate response outside the target area in an idealized experiment of regional radiation managementClimate. 2021. p. 66
- Rickels, W.; Quaas, M. F.; Ricke, K.; Quaas, J.; Moreno-Cruz, J.; Smulders, S.Who turns the global thermostat and by how much?Energy Economics. 2020.
- Quaas, M. F.; Baumgaertner, S.; Drupp, M. A.; Meya, J. N.Intertemporal utility with heterogeneous goods and constant elasticity of substitutionEconomics letters. 2020.
- Okonkwo, J. U.; Quaas, M. F.Welfare effects of natural resource privatization: a dynamic analysisEnvironment and development economics. 2020. 25 (3). pp. 205-225
- Haensel, M.; Schmidt, J. O.; Stiasny, M. H.; Stoeven, M. T.; Voss, R.; Quaas, M. F.Ocean warming and acidification may drag down the commercial Arctic cod fishery by 2100PLOS ONE. 2020. 15 (4).