Alexander Haupt

Academic profile

Dr Alexander Haupt

Associate Professor (Reader) in Economics
Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Alexander's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 08: SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 11: SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Alexander

Alexander Haupt is Associate Professor (Reader) in Economics at the University of Plymouth. His research in predominately in the areas of public and environmental economics. Alexander analyses key challenges that societies face in the presence of increasing economic integration and global environmental problems. His publication topics range from international environmental agreements and energy efficiency to international tax competition and skilled labour mobility. 
Over the years, Alexander has been taking on various roles, including Head of the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Member of the School Executive Team, Coordinator of the Business School's submission to the Research Excellence Framework and Lead of the Research Group Markets, Innovation and Competition. Before joining the University of Plymouth, he held positions at the European University Viadrina and the Universities of Regensburg and Mainz. 
His research visits include a one-year stay at the University of Colorado at Boulder and shorter stays at the University of Munich, Beijing Normal University and the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance. Alexander is a Research Fellow of CESifo in Munich and a member of the Committees for Environmental and Resource Economics and for Population Economics of the German Economic Association.


Environmental and Resource Economics; Public Economics; Microeconomics, Game Theory and its Applications; International Economics

Contact Alexander

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