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Dr. Michael Hübler


+49 641 99 37052

+49 641 99 23119



Short Bio

Michael Hübler joined the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen in October 2019. Before, he was Junior Professor at the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade at the Leibniz Universität Hannover. Previously, he worked at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).

His research interests include technological progress, international technology diffusion via trade, foreign direct investments or migration and technology diffusion within countries. Technologies of particular interest are mobile phones and smartphones. Another major research interest is climate and energy policy. His geographic research foci are developing and emerging economics, particularly China and Southeast Asia, the European Union and (North) Germany. His research draws on theoretical, numerical and econometric methods.

His teaching portfolio comprises environmental economics, energy economics, climate change and economic development, international trade and competitiveness, economic modelling and econometric methods.

Further Information

Affiliation Member of ZEU | Post Doc
Focus Area Climate & Environmental Change
References Google Scholar
Research Regions
  • Developing and Emerging Economies
  • China and Southeast Asia
  • European Union and (North) Germany
Research Methods
  • Micro- and Marco-Econometrics
  • Computable General Equilibrium and Enegry-Economy Models
  • Theoretical Algebraic Models
Focal Points of Interest Climate and Energy Policy, Renewable Energies, Sustainable Resource Use, Technical Progress, Technology Diffusion, Economic Growth, South-North Convergence, Development Policy, International Trage (Policy), Foreign Direct Investment, (Inter)National Migration, Foreign Aid,