Dr Alexander Haupt
Profiles

Dr Alexander Haupt

Associate Professor (Reader) in Economics

Plymouth Graduate School of Management & Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)

Qualifications

Previous Posts and Affiliations

Before joining Plymouth University in 2007, Alexander Haupt had held positions as (senior) lecturer at the European University Viadrina and the University of Regensburg. He was acting chair of Economic Theory at the University of Mainz (2006-2007) and visiting scholar at the University of Colorado at Boulder (2001-2002). Alexander Haupt is a CESifo Research Network Fellow.

 

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Economics, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)

MSc in Economics, University of Bonn

 

Roles on external bodies

 

CESifo Research Network Fellow, Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich

Member of the Committee for Environmental and Resource Economics of the German Economic Association

Member of the Committee for Population Economics of the German Economic Association

 

Teaching interests

 

Environmental and Public Economics

Microeconomics and its Applications

International Economics

 

Research interests

International Trade and Environmental Policy
International Environmental Agreements
International Tax Competition
Economic Integration and Factor Mobility
Education, Human Capital, and Migration
Federalism

 

Other research

 
Research Visits:

Beijing Normal University, School of Economics and Business Administration (May 2012)

Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich (April 2007 - May 2007)

University of Colorado at Boulder, Economics Department (September 2001 - August 2002)

Grants & contracts

 
Visiting Fellowship, Beijing Normal University, School of Economics and Business Administration (May 2012)

Visiting Fellowship, Center for Economic Studies (CES), University of Munich, Germany (April 2007 – May 2007)

Research Grant within the Priority Programme ‘Institutional Design of Federal Systems: Theory and Empirical Evidence’ (SPP 1142) of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

Research Grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation: Visiting Scholarship, University of Colorado at Boulder, Economics Department (September 2001 – August 2002)

 

Research groups

  • Centre for Maritime Logistics, Economics and Finance (CEMLEF)

 
Journals

Articles

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2016) 'Competition for the International Pool of Talent' Journal of Population Economics (forthcoming),  DOI


Buchholz W, Haupt A & Peters W (2015) 'Equity as a Prerequisite for Stability of Cooperation on Global Public Good Provision' Environmental and Resource Economics (forthcoming),  DOIWP

Brzeskot M & Haupt A (2013) 'Environmental Policy and the Energy Efficiency of Vertically Differentiated Consumer Products' Energy Economics 36, pp 444 - 453,  DOI  

Buchholz W, Haupt A & Peters W (2013)  'International Environmental Agreements, Fiscal Federalism, and Constitutional Design' Review of International Economics  21 (4), pp 705 - 718,  DOI  

Haupt A (2012) 'The Evolution of Public Spending on Higher Education in a Democracy' European Journal of Political Economy 28 (4), pp 557 – 573,  DOI  

Dascher K & Haupt A (2011) 'The Political Economy of Regional Integration Projects at Borders where Poor and Rich Meet: The Role of Cross-Border Shopping and Community Sorting' Journal of Urban Economics 69 (1), pp 148 - 164, DOI 

Haupt A & Janeba E (2009) 'Education, Redistribution and the Threat of Brain Drain' International Tax and Public Finance 16 (1), pp 1 – 24, DOI 

Haupt A & Uebelmesser S (2009) 'Voting on Labour-Market Integration and Education Policy when Citizens Differ in Mobility and Ability' Public Finance and Management 9 (3), pp 360 - 392

Haupt A (2006) 'Environmental Policy in Open Economies and Monopolistic Competition' Environmental and Resource Economics 33 (2), pp 143 – 167, DOI 

Buchholz W, Haupt A & Peters W (2005) 'International Environmental Agreements and Strategic Voting' Scandinavian Journal of Economics 107 (1), pp 175 - 195, DOI 

Haupt A & Peters W (2005) 'Restricting Preferential Tax Regimes to Avoid Harmful Tax Competition' Regional Science and Urban Economics 35 (5), pp 493 – 507, DOI  

Haupt A & Janeba E (2003) 'Bildung im Zeitalter mobile Humankapitals / Education in the Era of Mobile Human Capital' (in German with English Summary) Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Special Issue: Education Policy) 72 (2), pp 173 - 187

Haupt A & Peters W (2003) 'Voting on Public Pensions with Hands and Feet' Economics of Governance 4 (1), pp 57 - 80, DOI   

Haupt A (2000) 'Environmental Product Standards, International Trade and Monopolistic Competition' International Tax and Public Finance 7 (4-5), pp 585 - 608, DOI 

Haupt A & Peters W (1998) 'Public Pensions and Voting on Immigration' Public Choice 95 (3-4), pp 403 - 413, DOI 

Chapters 

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2014) 'Education Policy, Student Migration, and Brain Drain' in: Gérard M & Uebelmesser S (Eds.) The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy, Cambridge (Ma): MIT Press, pp 287-319

Haupt A & Peters W (2003) 'Immigration und soziale Sicherung / Immigration and Social Security' (in German) in: Schmähl W (Ed.) Soziale Sicherung und Arbeitsmarkt / Social Security and the Labour Market, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, pp 183 - 208 

Haupt A & Peters W (2001) 'Umweltpolitik als strategische Handelspolitik / Environmental Policy as Strategic Trade Policy' (in German) in: Schulz WF et al. (Eds.) Lexikon Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften / Handbook of Sustainable Economics, Munich: Oldenbourg, pp 495 - 499 

Internet Publications 

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2010) 'War for Talent: Curse or Blessing for Developing Countries' (in German) Oekonomenstimme 30/09/2010, LINK

Other Publications

Haupt A. (2002) 'Review on Demographic Change and Fiscal Policy (AJ Auerbach and RD Lee, Eds.)' Journal of Economics 77 (1), pp 101-105, DOI

Working Papers

Haupt A & Uebelmesser S (2014) 'Labour Market Integration, Human Capital Formation, and Mobility' Jena Economic Research Papers 2014-20 and Plymouth University Working Paper, PDF 

Buchholz W, Haupt A & Peters W (2014) 'Equity as a Prerequisite for Stability of Cooperation on Global Public Good Provision' RECAP15 Discussion Paper Series 16 and Plymouth University Working Paper, PDF 

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2014) 'Competition for the International Pool of Talent' Working Paper (Previous Version: CESifo Working Paper 3421, Munich; Hitotsubashi University CCES Discussion Paper 31, Tokyo), PDF

Haupt A & Krieger T (2013) 'The Role of Mobility in Tax and Subsidy Competition' Working Paper, Plymouth University (Previous Version: CESifo Working Paper 2555), PDF

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2013) 'Education Policy, Student Migration, and Brain Drain' Working Paper, Plymouth University (Previous Version: CESifo Working Paper 3154), PDF

Haupt A & Stadejek M (2012) 'Environmental Policy and Energy Efficiency of Vertically Differentiated Consumer Products' Discussion Paper RECAP15-6, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) (Previous Version: CESifo Working Paper 2986), PDF

Buchholz W, Haupt A & Peters W (2012) 'International Environmental Agreements, Fiscal Federalism, and Constitutional Design' Discussion Paper RECAP15-2, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), PDF 
 

Other academic activities

 

Referee for Journals

Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, Canadian Journal of Economics, CESifo Economic Studies, Demographic Research, Eastern Economic Journal, Economic Modelling, Economica, E-conomics, Economics of Governance, Education Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Finanzarchiv/Public Finance Analysis, International Economic Review, International Economics and Economic Policy, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Papers in Regional Science, Public Choice, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Southern Economic Journal

Referee for Research Foundations

German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF)