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Georg Meran

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Forschungs-Centrum Netzindustrien und Infrastruktur (CNI)
Fachgebiet Wirtschafts- und Infrastukturpolitik (WIP)
Fakultät Wirtschaft und Management
Technische Universität Berlin

Berlin, Germany
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Working papers

  1. Meran, Georg & Siehlow, Markus & von Hirschhausen, Christian, 2018. "Pipes, Taps and Vendors: Managing and Regulating the Unconnected Water Market," Annual Conference 2018 (Freiburg, Breisgau): Digital Economy 181584, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  2. Michalek, Gabriela & Meran, Georg & Schwarze, Reimund & Yildiz, Özgür, 2016. "Nudging as a new "soft" policy tool: An assessment of the definitional scope of nudges, practical implementation possibilities and their effectiveness," Economics Discussion Papers 2016-18, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
  3. Gabriela Michalek & Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze & Özgür Yildiz, 2015. "Nudging as a new 'soft' tool in environmental policy. An analysis based on insights from cognitive and social psychology," Discussion Paper Series RECAP15 21, RECAP15, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).
  4. Meran, Georg & Schwarze, Reimund, 2015. "A theory of optimal green defaults," UFZ Discussion Papers 6/2015, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Division of Social Sciences (ÖKUS).
  5. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2014. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector: An Interpretation in Terms of Social Preferences," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1434, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  6. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2009. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector: A Semi-Welfarist Approach," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 902, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  7. Georg Meran & Nadine Wittmann, 2008. "Green, Brown, and Now White Certificates: Are Three One Too Many? A Micromodel of Market Interaction," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 809, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  8. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2006. "A Modified Yardstick Competition Mechanism," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 559, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  9. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2005. "Can Minimum Prices Assure the Quality of Professional Services?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 531, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  10. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2004. "Corporate Self-Regulation vs. Ex-Ante Regulation of Network Access: A Model of the German Gas Sector," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 436, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

Articles

  1. Meran, Georg, 2019. "Thermodynamic constraints and the use of energy-dependent CES-production functions A cautionary comment," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 81(C), pages 63-69.
  2. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2018. "A Theory of Optimal Green Defaults," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(8), pages 1-17, August.
  3. Meran Georg & von Hirschhausen Christian, 2017. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector – An Interpretation in Terms of Social Preferences," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 17(3), pages 1-24, July.
  4. Christian von Hirschhausen & Maya Flekstad & Georg Meran & Greta Sundermann, 2017. "Nachhaltiges Entwicklungsziel Trinkwasser: Faire Gestaltung der Grundversorgung durch Blocktarife," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 84(28), pages 584-591.
  5. Christian von Hirschhausen & Maya Flekstad & Georg Meran & Greta Sundermann, 2017. "Clean Drinking Water as a Sustainable Development Goal: Fair, Universal Access with Increasing Block Tariffs," DIW Economic Bulletin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 7(28/29), pages 291-291.
  6. Georg Meran & Nadine Wittmann, 2012. "Green, Brown, and Now White Certificates: Are Three One Too Many? A Micro-Model of Market Interaction," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 53(4), pages 507-532, December.
  7. Georg Meran, 2012. "Europäische Preisregulierungssysteme in der Wasserwirtschaft: Konzepte und Umsetzungsprobleme," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(1), pages 167-181.
  8. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2010. "Can minimum prices assure the quality of professional services?," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 30(2), pages 171-199, October.
  9. Georg Meran & Christian Hirschhausen, 2009. "A modified yardstick competition mechanism," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 223-245, June.
  10. Martin Jekel & Georg Meran & Christian Remy, 2008. "Sauberes Wasser: Milleniumsziel kaum zu schaffen: Privatisierungsdebatte entspannt sich," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 75(12/13), pages 143-148.
  11. Georg Meran, 2008. "Jenseits der engen Budgetsicht - Infrastrukturpolitik im Zeitalter des Klimawandels: Kommentar," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 75(27/28), pages 396-396.
  12. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2004. "Pitfalls in Restructuring the Electricity Industry," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 5(1), pages 81-101, February.
  13. Alexander Kritikos & Georg Meran, 1998. "Social Norms, Moral Commitment, and Cooperation," Homo Oeconomicus, Institute of SocioEconomics, vol. 15, pages 71-92.
  14. Meran, Georg & Wolfstetter, Elmar, 1987. "Optimal risk shifting vs efficient employment in Illyria: The labor-managed firm under asymmetric information," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 11(2), pages 163-179, June.

Editorship

  1. Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  2. DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  3. SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP).

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Michalek, Gabriela & Meran, Georg & Schwarze, Reimund & Yildiz, Özgür, 2016. "Nudging as a new "soft" policy tool: An assessment of the definitional scope of nudges, practical implementation possibilities and their effectiveness," Economics Discussion Papers 2016-18, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).

    Cited by:

    1. Peth, D. & Mushoff, O. & Funke, K. & Hirschauer, N., 2018. "Nudging farmers to comply with water protection rules Experimental evidence from Germany," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277062, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

  2. Gabriela Michalek & Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze & Özgür Yildiz, 2015. "Nudging as a new 'soft' tool in environmental policy. An analysis based on insights from cognitive and social psychology," Discussion Paper Series RECAP15 21, RECAP15, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).

    Cited by:

    1. Christiane Reif & Dirk Rübbelke & Andreas Löschel, 2017. "Improving Voluntary Public Good Provision Through a Non-governmental, Endogenous Matching Mechanism: Experimental Evidence," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 67(3), pages 559-589, July.
    2. Schubert, Christian, 2017. "Green nudges: Do they work? Are they ethical?," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 132(C), pages 329-342.
    3. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2018. "A Theory of Optimal Green Defaults," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(8), pages 1-17, August.
    4. Theo Notteboom & Jasmine Siu Lee Lam, 2018. "The Greening of Terminal Concessions in Seaports," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(9), pages 1-17, September.
    5. Roth, Lucas & Lowitzsch, Jens & Yildiz, Özgür & Hashani, Alban, 2016. "The impact of (co-) ownership of renewable energy production facilities on demand flexibility," MPRA Paper 73562, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  3. Meran, Georg & Schwarze, Reimund, 2015. "A theory of optimal green defaults," UFZ Discussion Papers 6/2015, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Division of Social Sciences (ÖKUS).

    Cited by:

    1. Michalek, Gabriela & Meran, Georg & Schwarze, Reimund & Yildiz, Özgür, 2016. "Nudging as a new "soft" policy tool: An assessment of the definitional scope of nudges, practical implementation possibilities and their effectiveness," Economics Discussion Papers 2016-18, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
    2. Gabriela Michalek & Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze & Özgür Yildiz, 2015. "Nudging as a new 'soft' tool in environmental policy. An analysis based on insights from cognitive and social psychology," Discussion Paper Series RECAP15 21, RECAP15, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).

  4. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2014. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector: An Interpretation in Terms of Social Preferences," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1434, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Gadenne, Lucie, 2018. "Can Rationing Increase Welfare? Theory and An Application to India's Ration Shop System," CEPR Discussion Papers 13080, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Gong, Chengzhu & Yu, Shiwei & Zhu, Kejun & Hailu, Atakelty, 2016. "Evaluating the influence of increasing block tariffs in residential gas sector using agent-based computational economics," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 334-347.

  5. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2009. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector: A Semi-Welfarist Approach," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 902, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. David Roibas & Maria A. Garcia-Valiñas & Roberto Fernandez-Llera, 2019. "Measuring the Impact of Water Supply Interruptions on Household Welfare," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 73(1), pages 159-179, May.
    2. Wu, Ya & Zhang, Li, 2017. "Evaluation of energy saving effects of tiered electricity pricing and investigation of the energy saving willingness of residents," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 208-217.
    3. Lehmann, Paul, 2011. "Making water affordable to all: A typology and evaluation of options for urban water pricing," UFZ Discussion Papers 10/2011, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Division of Social Sciences (ÖKUS).
    4. Lin, Boqiang & Jiang, Zhujun, 2012. "Designation and influence of household increasing block electricity tariffs in China," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 164-173.
    5. Garcia-Valiñas, Maria A. & Athukorala, Wasantha & Wilson, Clevo & Torgler, Benno & Gifford, Robert, 2014. "Nondiscretionary residential water use: the impact of habits and water-efficient technologies," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 58(2), April.
    6. Georg Meran, 2012. "Europäische Preisregulierungssysteme in der Wasserwirtschaft: Konzepte und Umsetzungsprobleme," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(1), pages 167-181.

  6. Georg Meran & Nadine Wittmann, 2008. "Green, Brown, and Now White Certificates: Are Three One Too Many? A Micromodel of Market Interaction," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 809, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Wirl, Franz, 2015. "White certificates — Energy efficiency programs under private information of consumers," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 507-515.
    2. Louis-Gaetan Giraudet & Dominique Finon, 2015. "European experiences with white certificate obligations: A critical review of existing evaluations," Post-Print hal-01140415, HAL.
    3. Abrell, Jan & Weigt, Hannes, 2008. "The Interaction of Emissions Trading and Renewable Energy Promotion," MPRA Paper 65658, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Sebastian Strunz, Erik Gawel, and Paul Lehmann, 2015. "Towards a general Europeanization of EU Member States energy policies?," Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2).
    5. Louis-Gaëtan Giraudet & D. Finon, 2014. "European experiences with white certificate obligations: A critical review of existing evaluations," Working Papers hal-01016110, HAL.
    6. Paul Lehmann & Jos Sijm & Erik Gawel & Sebastian Strunz & Unnada Chewpreecha & Jean-Francois Mercure & Hector Pollitt, 2019. "Addressing multiple externalities from electricity generation: a case for EU renewable energy policy beyond 2020?," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 21(2), pages 255-283, April.
    7. Bye, Brita & Fæhn, Taran & Rosnes, Orvika, 2018. "Residential energy efficiency policies: Costs, emissions and rebound effects," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 143(C), pages 191-201.
    8. V., Oikonomou & A., Flamos & S., Grafakos, 2010. "Is blending of energy and climate policy instruments always desirable?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(8), pages 4186-4195, August.
    9. Arild Heimvik & Eirik S. Amundsen, 2019. "Prices vs. percentages: use of tradable green certificates as an instrument of greenhouse gas mitigation," CESifo Working Paper Series 7521, CESifo Group Munich.

  7. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2006. "A Modified Yardstick Competition Mechanism," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 559, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Bisceglia, Michele & Cellini, Roberto & Grilli, Luca, 2019. "On the optimality of the yardstick regulation in the presence of dynamic interaction," MPRA Paper 94946, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Meya, Johannes, 2013. "Dynamics of Yardstick Regulation: Historical Cost Data and the Ratchet E ffect," Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order 79796, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    3. David Sappington & Dennis Weisman, 2010. "Price cap regulation: what have we learned from 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry?," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 38(3), pages 227-257, December.
    4. Radchenko, Tatiana (Радченко, Татьяна) & Shastitko, Andreitko (Шаститко, Андрей), 2015. "Microeconomic Theory of Regulation: Applied Aspects
      [Микроэкономическая Теория Регулирования: Прикладные Аспекты]
      ," Published Papers mn40, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
    5. Harada, Shumpei & Yamauchi, Hirotaka, 2014. "Yardstick Competition And Franchise Bidding: A Comparative Analysis Based On Asymmetric Information," Hitotsubashi Journal of commerce and management, Hitotsubashi University, vol. 48(1), pages 31-42, October.
    6. Jonas Teusch, 2019. "When Efficient Firms Flock Together: Merger Incentives Under Yardstick Competition," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 55(2), pages 237-255, September.
    7. TEUSCH, Jonas, 2016. "Merger Incentives Under Yardstick Competition : a Theoretical Model," CORE Discussion Papers 2016037, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
    8. Georg Meran, 2012. "Europäische Preisregulierungssysteme in der Wasserwirtschaft: Konzepte und Umsetzungsprobleme," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(1), pages 167-181.

  8. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2005. "Can Minimum Prices Assure the Quality of Professional Services?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 531, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2005. "Can Minimum Prices Assure the Quality of Professional Services?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 531, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

  9. Georg Meran & Christian von Hirschhausen, 2004. "Corporate Self-Regulation vs. Ex-Ante Regulation of Network Access: A Model of the German Gas Sector," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 436, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Thomas Wein, 2005. "Associations` Agreement and the Interest of the Network Suppliers - The Strategic Use of Structural Features," Working Paper Series in Economics 7, University of Lüneburg, Institute of Economics.
    2. Christian Growitsch & Thomas Wein, 2005. "Negotiated Third Party Access—An Industrial Organisation Perspective," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 20(2), pages 165-183, September.
    3. Thomas Wein & Heike Wetzel, 2007. "The Difficulty to Behave as a (regulated) Natural Monopolist – The Dynamics of Electricity Network Access Charges in Germany 2002 to 2005," Working Paper Series in Economics 62, University of Lüneburg, Institute of Economics.
    4. Diekmann, Jochen & Leprich, Uwe & Ziesing, Hans-Joachim, 2007. "Regulierung der Stromnetze in Deutschland: Ökonomische Anreize für Effizienz und Qualität einer zukunftsfähigen Netzinfrastruktur," Study / edition der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf, volume 127, number 187.

Articles

  1. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2018. "A Theory of Optimal Green Defaults," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(8), pages 1-17, August.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Meran Georg & von Hirschhausen Christian, 2017. "Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector – An Interpretation in Terms of Social Preferences," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 17(3), pages 1-24, July.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Georg Meran & Nadine Wittmann, 2012. "Green, Brown, and Now White Certificates: Are Three One Too Many? A Micro-Model of Market Interaction," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 53(4), pages 507-532, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Georg Meran, 2012. "Europäische Preisregulierungssysteme in der Wasserwirtschaft: Konzepte und Umsetzungsprobleme," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(1), pages 167-181.

    Cited by:

    1. Gawel Erik & Bretschneider Wolfgang, 2012. "Recht auf Wasser – eine institutionenökonomische Perspektive / The right to water – an institutional economics perspective," ORDO. Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, De Gruyter, vol. 63(1), pages 325-364, January.

  5. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2010. "Can minimum prices assure the quality of professional services?," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 30(2), pages 171-199, October.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  6. Georg Meran & Christian Hirschhausen, 2009. "A modified yardstick competition mechanism," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 223-245, June.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  7. Georg Meran & Reimund Schwarze, 2004. "Pitfalls in Restructuring the Electricity Industry," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 5(1), pages 81-101, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Markus Ksoll, 2001. "Two stages of uniform delivered pricing and a monopolistic network in competitive electricity markets," ERSA conference papers ersa01p280, European Regional Science Association.

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  1. NEP-REG: Regulation (7) 2004-08-16 2007-01-14 2007-04-21 2008-08-21 2015-05-02 2016-02-17 2018-10-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (5) 2004-08-16 2006-03-25 2007-01-14 2007-04-21 2018-10-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (4) 2008-08-21 2015-05-02 2015-10-17 2016-02-17
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2015-01-14
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2008-08-21
  6. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2007-04-21
  7. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2007-04-21
  8. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2007-04-21
  9. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2015-01-14

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