Professor Ulrich J. Wagner's research interests are in environmental economics, industrial organization and public economics. He has published his work in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
Ulrich Wagner is a co-editor of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, a co-editor of Economics: the E-Journal and an editorial board member of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He is a co-winner of the 2015 Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics. His research projects are funded by the German Science Foundation (SFB 884 und SFB TR 224), and by the European Research Council (ERC-COG-2019 HEAL), among others.
He received his doctoral degree in 2006 from Yale University and subsequently worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Before joining the University of Mannheim in 2015, he worked as an Associate Professor of Economics at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.