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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchholz

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Geboren 1952, Dr. rer. pol. 1982, Habilitation 1987, Universität Tübingen, 1988-1992 Professor Universität Regensburg, 1992-1996 Professor Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), seit 1996 Ordinarius für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Finanzwissenschaft) an der Universität Regensburg, Forschungsprofessor am ifo-Institut München.

Diskussionspapiere/ Discussion Papers

The Demand for Global and Local Environmental Protection - Experimental Evidence from Climate Change Mitigation in Beijing (with Andreas Löschel, Pei 

Jiansuo, Bodo Sturm, Ran Wang and Zhongxiu Zhao). CESifo Working Paper No.6973, 2018 (link).

Discounting in an Uncertain World - Disentangling the Debate on the Weitzman-Gollier Puzzle. CESifo Working Paper No.4967, 2014 (link).

Aktuelle Veröffentlichungen/ Recent Publications (since 2014)

Progressivity of Burden-sharing in a Lindahl Equilibrium: a Unifying Criterion
(with Dirk Rübbelke). Economics Bulletin, 38(4), 1978-1985, 2018 (earlier Working Paper Version).

International Environmental Agreements on Climate Protection: A Binary Choice Model with Heterogeneous Agents (with Wolfgang Peters and Aneta Ufert). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.

Advantageous Leadership in Public Good Provision: The Case of an Endogenous Contribution Technology (with Michael Eichenseer). Journal of Economics, 2018 (online first link).

Public goods and public bads (with Richard Cornes and Dirk Rübbelke). Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2018 (online first link).

Global public goods and unilateral matching mechanisms (with Weifeng Liu). Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2018 (online first link).

Successful leadership in global public good provision: incorporating behavioural approaches (with Todd Sandler). Environmental and Resource Economics 67(3):591-607, 2017.

Funding International Climate Protection: How to Overcome the Bergstrom Paradox? (with  Richard Cornes, Dirk Rübbelke and Wolfgang Peters). in: Climate Finance - Theory and Practice, Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. and Rübbelke, D. (eds.), World Scientific, Singapore, 213-228, 2017.

Technological Transfers in Global Climate Policy – A Strategic Perspective (with  Lisa Dippl and Michael Eichenseer). in: Climate Finance - Theory and Practice, Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. and Rübbelke, D. (eds.), World Scientific, Singapore, 271-296, 2017.

The Theory of Externalities and Public Goods: The Lifework of Richard Cornes (with Dirk Rübbelke). in: The Theory of Externalities and Public Goods: Essays in Memory of Richard Cornes, Buchholz, W. and Rübbelke, D. (eds.), Springer, Heidelberg and Berlin, 1-5, 2017.

Strategic Coalition Formation in Global Public Good Provision (with Michael Eichenseer). in: The Theory of Externalities and Public Goods: Essays in Memory of Richard Cornes, Buchholz, W. and Rübbelke, D. (eds.), Springer, Heidelberg and Berlin, 61-84, 2017.

Die Kluft zwischen Handlungsmotiven und Handlungsergebnissen–Der ordonomische Blick auf die Flüchtlingsdebatte. zfwu Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts-und Unternehmensethik 18(2): 206-212, 2017.

Olson’s exploitation hypothesis in a public good economy: a reconsideration (with Todd Sandler). Public Choice, 168: 103-114, 2016.

Equity as a Prerequisite for Stability of Cooperation on Global Public Good Provision (with Alexander Haupt and Wolfgang Peters). Environmental and Resource Economics, 65(1): 61-78, 2016.

Prisoner’s Dilemma (with Michael Eichenseer). in: A. Marciano and G.B. Ramello (ed.), Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer, Heidelberg and Berlin, 2016.

Pareto improvement through unilateral matching of public good contributions: The role of commitment (with  Richard Cornes, Wolfgang Peters and Dirk Rübbelke). Economics Letters, 132:9-12, 2015.

Ökonomische Herausforderungen des Klimawandels (with Peter Heindl). Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 16(4): 324-350, 2015.

Potentially Harmful International Cooperation on Global Public Good Provision (with Richard Cornes and Dirk Rübbelke). Economica, 81: 205–223, 2014.

Non-Governmental Public Norm Enforcement in Large Societies as a Two-Stage Game of Voluntary Public Good Provision (with Josef Falkinger and Dirk Rübbelke). Journal of Public Economic Theory, 16: 899–916, 2014.

Spielräume für uni- und multilateralen Klimaschutz (with Wolfgang Peters and Aneta Ulfert). Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht/Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 37(3):326-344, 2014.


  1. Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  2. Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Ökonometrie

Finanzwissenschaft insbes. Umweltökonomie

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchholz

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchholz

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