Dr. Paul Lehmann

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Working Group Energy (Spokesman)
Working Group Governance and Institutions


Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 1076
fax: ++49 - 341 - 235 45 1076

Paul.Lehmann@ufz.de

Paul Lehmann

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Environmental and Resource Economics, New Institutional Economics, Applied Microeconomics
  • Particular focus on the evaluation of policy instruments and their combinations used for climate, energy, water and agricultural policy

Curriculum Vitae

since 2013

Spokesman of the Working Group Energy

since 2009

Research Fellow at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig (Germany)

2016

Visting researcher at the Institute of New Economic Thinking, University of Oxford

2010

PhD in Economics (summa cum laude), Department of Economics and Law, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), thesis: “Using a Policy Mix to Combat Climate Change – An Economic Evaluation of Policies in the German Electricity Sector”

2006 - 2009

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Economics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig (Germany), fellowship holder of the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (Foundation of the German Economy)

2005

Visiting Research Scholar, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC (USA)

2004 - 2005

Research Assistant, Department of Economics, UFZ – Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig (Germany)

1998 - 2004

Diploma in Business Administration (MBA equivalent) at Leipzig University (Germany), Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) and Deusto University, San Sebastián (Spain)
Diploma thesis “An Economic Evaluation of the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program”





Recent Publications

Peer reviewed

Schaller, S., Jean-Baptiste, N., Lehmann, P. (2016). Oportunidades y obstáculos para la adaptación urbana frente al cambio climático en América Latina. Casos de la Ciudad de México, Lima y Santiago de Chile. Forthcoming in EURE Revista de Estudios Urbano Regionales.

Felgendreher, S., Lehmann, P. (2016). Public Choice and Urban Water Pricing – Analytical Framework and Evidence from Peru. Journal of Environment and Development 25(1), 73-99.

Lehmann, P., Brenck, M., Gebhardt, O., Schaller, S., Süßbauer, E. (2015). Barriers and Opportunities for Urban Adaptation Planning: Analytical Framework and Evidence from Cities in Latin America and Germany, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 20(1), 75-97, DOI: 10.1007/s11027-013-9480-0.

Strunz, S., Gawel, E., Lehmann, P. (2015). Towards a general „Europeanization” of EU Member States' energy policies? Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy 4(2), 143-159, DOI: 10.5547/2160-5890.4.2.

Other

Gawel, E., Geißler, H., Lehmann, P. (2016). Erschwinglichkeit der Stromversorgung und Förderung erneuerbarer Energien – eine empirische Analyse für Deutschland. In: Großmann, K., Schaffrin, A., Smigiel, C. (eds.), Energie und soziale Ungleichheit: Zur gesellschaftlichen Dimension der Energiewende in Deutschland und Europa, Heidelberg: Springer, im Erscheinen.

Gawel, E., Lehmann, P., Purkus, A., Söderholm, P., Witte, K. (2016). The Rationales for Technology-Specific Renewable Energy Support: Conceptual Arguments and their Relevance for Germany. UFZ Discussion Paper 4/2016, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig. (278.6 KB)

Gawel, E., Lehmann, P., Strunz, S., Heuson, C. (2016). A public choice framework for climate adaptation – barriers to efficient adaptation and lessons learned from German flood disasters. UFZ Discussion Paper 3/2016, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig. (459.5 KB)

Gawel, E., Strunz, S., Lehmann, P. (2016). Support policies for renewables. Instrument choice and instrument change from a Public Choice perspective. UNU WIDER Working Paper 2016/6, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki.

Lehmann, P., Gawel, E., Korte, K., Reeg, M., Schober, D. (2016). Sichere Stromversorgung bei hohen Anteilen volatiler Erneuerbarer: Was kann ein Strommarkt 2.0 leisten? Erscheint in Wirtschaftsdienst 96(5).

Lehmann, P., Söderholm, P. (2016). Can Technology-Specific Deployment Policies Be Cost-Effective? The Case of Renewable Energy Support Schemes. UFZ Discussion Paper 1/2016, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig. (596.8 KB)

Lehmann, P., Söderholm, P. (2015). Technology-neutral or Technology-specific? Designing Support Schemes for Renewable Energies Costeffectively. IAEE Energy Forum, Antalya Special Issue 2015, 13-15.

Strunz, S., Gawel, E., Lehmann, P., Söderholm, P. (2015). Policy convergence: A conceptual framework based on lessons from renewable energy policies in the EU. UFZ Discussion Paper 14/2015, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig. (504.7 KB)

Strunz, S., Gawel, E., Lehmann, P. (2015). The Political Economy of Renewable Energy Policies in Germany and the EU. UFZ Discussion Paper 12/2015, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig. (284 KB)