Areas of Expertise and Research:
-Environmental and Energy Economics, Infrastructure Economics, New Institutional Economics, Public Finance
Projects and Research Areas
-Economic key issues of climate change / environmental impacts of energy transition
-Economics of biomass and bioenergy
Water resources management, especially water-related prices and charges
-Enhancement of Waste Water Charges and Water extraction Charges to a comprehensive charge for the use of aquatic ecosystems
- Leading-Edge Cluster "BioEconomy"
- Helmholtz-Alliance ENERGY-TRANS: "Future infrastructures for meeting energy demands. Towards sustainability and social compatibility"
Erik Gawel is also Professor at the University of Leipzig