Short CV/Education and training

  • Studied economics at Mainz University

  • PhD from the University of Tübingen, Germany

  • Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in Darmstadt, Germany

  • Professorships in Regensburg & Tübingen, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland

  • Additional training in the field of development policy (DIE); practical work experience in this field

Selected publications

  • Schubert, R.: Sustainability standards for bioenergy – A means to reduce climate change risks? Energy Policy 38, (2010) (With Julia Blasch), 2797–2805

  • Schubert, R.: Rationality on the Rise: Why Relative Risk Aversion Increases with Stake Size. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 40(2) (2010) (With Helga, Fehr-Duda, Adrian Bruhin, and Thomas Epper), 147-180

  • Schubert, R. et al.: Solving the climate dilemma: The budget approach. Special Report, WBGU, Berlin, 2009

  • Schubert, R. et al.: World in Transition. Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use. WBGU, Berlin, 2009

  • Schubert, R. et al.: Financial Decision Making: Are Women Really More Risk Averse? Gender and Economic Transactions. In: The American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 89(2), 1999. pp. 381–385

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Jury member of the economic programme of the Swiss National Bank (SNB), since 2009

  • Committee member of the Öbu Network for Sustainable Firms, since 2008

  • Vice president of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) North/South Centre, 2007 – 2009

  • Jury member for the DBU Environment Prize, 2006 – 2009

  • Member of the Swiss Federal Economic Policy Commission, 2005 – 2007

  • Member of the advisory board of the Centre for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University, USA, since 2004

  • Member of the foundation council of Munich's Re Foundation, 2004 – 2008

  • Member of the senate and executive committee of the German Research Foundation (DFG), 1999 – 2005

  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) (Advisory Board to Social Sciences and Humanities), 1994 – 2004


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