Prof. Dr. Andreas Ziegler

University of Kassel
Institute of Economics
Unit Empirical Economic Research
Nora-Platiel-Str. 4, 34109 Kassel
Room 2209
Phone: +49 561 804-3038
E-mail: andreas.ziegler[at]uni-kassel[dot]de
Office hours: By appointment

Research interests

Empirical economics, environmental economics, behavioral economics, stated choice experiments, climate and energy policy, sustainable investment, corporate social responsibility, environmental innovation.


Research articles in peer-reviewed journals

Dannenberg, Astrid, Gunnar Gutsche, Marlene Batzke, Sven Christens, Daniel Engler, Fabian Mankat, Sophia Möller, Eva Weingärtner, Andreas Ernst, Marcel Lumkowsky, Georg von Wangenheim, Gerrit Hornung and Andreas Ziegler (2024), The effects of norms on environmental behavior, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, forthcoming

Haverkamp, Thilo K.G., H. Welsch, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The relationship between climate protection activities, economic preferences, and life satisfaction: Empirical evidence for Germany, Energy Economics 128, 106938

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche, Amantia Simixhiu, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), On the relationship between corporate CO2 offsetting and pro-environmental activities in small- and medium-sized firms in Germany, Energy Economics 118, 106487

Gutsche, Gunnar, Heike Wetzel, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Determinants of individual sustainable investment behavior - A framed field experiment, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 209, 491-508

Kanberger, Elke D. and Andreas Ziegler (2023), On the preferences for an environmentally friendly and fair energy transition: A stated choice experiment for Germany, Energy Policy 182, 113730

Groh, Elke D. and Andreas Ziegler (2022), On the relevance of values, norms, and economic preferences for electricity consumption, Ecological Economics 192, 107264

El Ouadghiri, Imane, Khaled Guesmi, Jonathan Peillex, and Andreas Ziegler (2021), Public attention to environmental issues and stock market returns, Ecological Economics 180, 106836

Engler, Daniel, Elke D. Groh, Gunnar Gutsche, and Andreas Ziegler (2021), Acceptance of climate-oriented policy measures under the COVID-19 crisis: an empirical analysis for Germany, Climate Policy 21 (10), 1281-1297

Kesternich, Martin, Andreas Löschel, and Andreas Ziegler (2021), Negotiating weights for burden sharing rules in international climate negotiations: an empirical analysis, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 23 (2), 309-331

Ziegler, Andreas (2021), New Ecological Paradigm meets behavioral economics: On the relationship between environmental values and economic preferences, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 109, 102516

Ziegler, Andreas (2020), Heterogeneous preferences and the individual change to alternative electricity tariffs, Energy Economics 91, 104889

Gutsche, Gunnar and Andreas Ziegler (2019), Which private investors are willing to pay for sustainable investments? Empirical evidence from stated choice experiments, Journal of Banking and Finance 102, 193-214

Gutsche, Gunnar, Anja Köbrich León and Andreas Ziegler (2019), On the relevance of contextual factors for socially responsible investments: An econometric analysis, Oxford Economic Papers 71 (3), 756-776

Schmidt, Peter S., Urs von Arx, Andreas Schrimpf, Alexander F. Wagner, and Andreas Ziegler (2019), Common risk factors in international stock markets, Financial Markets and Portfolio Management 33 (3), 213-241 (winner of the FMPM Best Paper Award for 2019)

Schwirplies, Claudia, Elisabeth Dütschke, Joachim Schleich and Andreas Ziegler (2019), The willingness to offsetCO2 emissions from traveling: Findings from discrete choice experiments with different framings, Ecological Economics 165, 106384

Ziegler, Andreas (2019), The relevance of attitudinal factors for the acceptance of energy policy measures: A micro-econometric analysis, Ecological Economics 157, 129-140

Groh, Elke D., and Andreas Ziegler (2018), On self-interested preferences for burden sharing rules: An econometric analysis for the costs of energy policy measures, Energy Economics 74, 417-426

Schleich, Joachim, Claudia Schwirplies, and Andreas Ziegler (2018), Do perceptions of international climate policy stimulate or discourage voluntary climate protection activities? A study of German and US households, Climate Policy 18 (5), 568-580

Lange, Andreas and Andreas Ziegler (2017), Offsetting versus mitigation activities to reduceCO2 emissions: A theoretical and empirical analysis for the U.S. and Germany, Environmental and Resource Economics 66 (1), 113-133

Lange, Andreas, Claudia Schwirplies, and Andreas Ziegler (2017), On the interrelation between the consumption of impure public goods and the provision of direct donations: theory and empirical evidence, Resource and Energy Economics 47, 72-88

Schwirplies, Claudia and Andreas Ziegler (2017), Adaptation of future travel habits to climate change: A micro-econometric analysis of tourists from Germany, Tourism Economics 23 (6), 1275-1295

Ziegler, Andreas (2017), Political orientation, environmental values, and climate change beliefs and attitudes: An empirical cross country analysis, Energy Economics 63, 144-153

Schleich, Joachim, Elisabeth Dütschke, Claudia Schwirplies, and Andreas Ziegler (2016), Citizens' perceptions of justice in international climate policy: An empirical analysis, Climate Policy 16 (1), 50-67

Schwirplies, Claudia and Andreas Ziegler (2016), Offset carbon emissions or pay a price premium for avoiding them? A cross-country analysis of motives for climate protection, Applied Economics 48 (9), 746-758

Dai, Jing, Martin Kesternich, Andreas Löschel, and Andreas Ziegler (2015), Extreme weather experiences and climate change beliefs in China: An econometric analysis, Ecological Economics 116, 310-321

Ziegler, Andreas (2015), Disentangling technological innovations: A micro-econometric analysis of their determinants, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management58 (2), 315-335 (also reprinted in Horbach, Jens and Christiane Reif, eds, 2018, New developments in eco-innovation research, Springer, 123-146)

Mollet, Janick C. and Andreas Ziegler (2014), Socially responsible investing and stock performance: new empirical evidence for the US and European stock markets, Review of Financial Economics 23 (4), 208-216

Von Arx, Urs and Andreas Ziegler (2014), The effect of corporate social responsibility on stock performance: New evidence for the USA and Europe, Quantitative Finance 14 (6), 977-991

Oberndorfer, Ulrich, Peter Schmidt, Marcus Wagner and Andreas Ziegler (2013), Does the stock market value the inclusion in a sustainability stock index? An event study analysis for German firms, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 66 (3), 497-509

Böhringer, Christoph, Ulf Moslener, Ulrich Oberndorfer and Andreas Ziegler (2012), Clean and productive? Empirical evidence from the German manufacturing industry, Research Policy 41 (2), 442-451

Ziegler, Andreas (2012), Is it beneficial to be included in a sustainability stock index? A panel data study for European firms, Environmental and Resource Economics 52 (3), 301-325

Ziegler, Andreas (2012), Individual characteristics and stated preferences for alternative energy sources and propulsion technologies in vehicles: A discrete choice analysis for Germany, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 46 (8), 1372-1385

Ziegler, Andreas, Julia Schwarzkopf, and Volker H. Hoffmann (2012), Stated versus revealed knowledge: determinants of offsettingCO2 emissions from fuel consumption in vehicle use, Energy Policy 40, 422-431

Ziegler, Andreas, Timo Busch, and Volker H. Hoffmann (2011), Disclosed corporate responses to climate change and stock performance: An international empirical analysis, Energy Economics 33 (6), 1283-1294

Lange, Andreas, Andreas Löschel, Carsten Vogt, and Andreas Ziegler (2010), On the self-interested use of equity in international climate negotiations, European Economic Review 54 (3), 359-375

Ziegler, Andreas (2010), Z-tests in multinomial probit models under simulated maximum likelihood estimation: Some small sample properties, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 230 (5), 630-652

Ziegler, Andreas and Michael Schröder (2010), What determines the inclusion in a sustainability stock index? A panel data analysis for European companies, Ecological Economics 69 (4), 848-856

Hoffmann, Volker H., David C. Sprengel, Andreas Ziegler, Matthias Kolb, and Bruno Abegg (2009), Determinants of corporate adaptation to climate change in winter tourism: An econometric analysis, Global Environmental Change 19 (2), 256-264

Oberndorfer, Ulrich and Andreas Ziegler (2009), 2002 German federal elections and associated energy policy: How were energy corporations financially Affected?, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 229 (5), 570-583

Ziegler, Andreas and Jazmin Seijas Nogareda (2009), Environmental management systems and technological environmental innovations: Exploring the causal relationship, Research Policy 38 (5), 885-893

Lange, Andreas, Carsten Vogt, and Andreas Ziegler (2007), On the importance of equity in international climate policy: An empirical analysis, Energy Economics 29 (3), 545-562

Rehfeld, Katharina-Maria, Klaus Rennings and Andreas Ziegler (2007), Integrated product policy and environmental product innovations: An empirical analysis, Ecological Economics 61 (1), 91-100

Ziegler, Andreas (2007), Simulated classical tests in multinomial probit models, Statistical Papers 48 (4), 655-681

Ziegler, Andreas, Michael Schröder, Anja Schulz, and Richard Stehle (2007), Multifaktormodelle zur Erklärung deutscher Aktienrenditen: Eine empirische Analyse, Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung 59 (May), 355-389

Ziegler, Andreas, Michael Schröder, and Klaus Rennings (2007), The effect of environmental and social performance on the stock performance of European corporations, Environmental and Resource Economics 37 (4), 661-680

Rennings, Klaus, Andreas Ziegler, Kathrin Ankele and Esther Hoffmann (2006), The influence of different characteristics of the EU environmental management and auditing scheme on technical environmental innovations and economic performance, Ecological Economics 57 (1), 45-59

Rennings, Klaus, Andreas Ziegler and Thomas Zwick (2004), The effect of environmental innovations on employment changes: an econometric analysis, Business Strategy and the Environment 13 (6), 374-387

Ziegler, Andreas and Angelika Eymann (2001), On the simulated maximum likelihood estimation of multi-period multi-alternative probit models, Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv 85 (3), 319-342

Further publications

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche, Amantia Simixhiu, and Andreas Ziegler (2021), Kompensationszahlungen kleiner und mittlerer deutscher Unternehmen für CO2-Emissionen, in: Allianz für Entwicklung und Klima, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (ed.)

Papers in revision

Kanberger, Elke D. and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The relevance of life-cycle CO2 emissions for vehicle purchase decisions: A stated choice experiment for Germany, in revision for Transportation Reserch Part D: Transport and Environment, former version: MAGKS Discussion Paper No. 05-2023

Schleich, Joachim, Elisabeth Dütschke, Elke D. Kanberger, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), On the relationship between individual carbon literacy and carbon footprints, in Revision for Ecological Economics

Discussion papers submitted to peer-reviewed journals

Gleue, Marvin, Theresa Luigs, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The relevance of non-state climate protection activities as motivation for individual climate protection: Results from a framed field experiment

Kanberger, Elke D., Theresa Luigs and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The relevance of proximity and work-related experiences for the individual support for power plants: An empirical analysis of wind, coal, and nuclear energy

Arimura, Toshi H., Elke D. Groh, Miwa Nakai, and Andreas Ziegler (2022), The causal effect of private and organizational climate-related identity on climate protection activities: Evidence from a framed field experiment in Japan, MAGKS Discussion Paper No. 29-2022

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche, Amantia Simixhiu and Andreas Ziegler (2022), Social norms and individual climate protection activities: A framed field experiment for Germany, MAGKS Discussion Paper No. 30-2022

Monographs and refereed articles in edited volumes

Rennings, Klaus, Michael Schröder and Andreas Ziegler (2006), The Economic Performance of European Stock Corporations. Does Sustainability Matter?, in Schaltegger, Stefan and Marcus Wagner (eds.) (2006), Managing the Business Case for Sustainability, The Integration of Social, Environmental and Economic Performance, Sheffield, UK, 196-210 (also reprinted in Greener Management International 44, 33-43)

Rennings, Klaus, Kathrin Ankele, Esther Hoffmann, Jan Nill and Andreas Ziegler (2005), Innovations durch Umweltmanagement, ZEW Schriftenreihe Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie, Heidelberg

Ziegler, Andreas (2005), A Comparison between Multinomial Logit and Probit Models - Analyzing the Determinants of Environmental Innovations, in: Scarpa, Riccardo and Anna Alberini (eds.), Applications of Simulation Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Chapter 6, 97-116

Ziegler, Andreas, Klaus Rennings, and Michael Schröder (2004), Does sustainable management improve shareholder value? An empirical analysis of European stock corporations, in Fritsch, Michael (ed.), Market Dynamics and Innovation, Contributions in Memory of Hans-Jürgen Ewers, Berlin, 349-364

Registered pre-analysis plans

Haverkamp, Thilo K.G. and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Is targeted information helpful for the individual support of environmentally friendly food and agricultural policies? A survey experiment in Germany, available at OSF: https: //

Haverkamp, Thilo K.G. and Andreas Ziegler (2022), Can loss aversion explain the energy efficiency-gap? A stated choice experiment, available at OSF: https: //

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche, and Andreas Ziegler (2021), Is there a hypothetical gap in experiments on the willingness to pay for sustainable funds?, available at OSF:

"Work in progress"

Arimura, Toshi H., Thilo K.G. Haverkamp, Elke D. Kanberger, and Andreas Ziegler (2023), New Ecological Paradigm visits Japan: An empirical analysis of the determinants of environmental values (working title)

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Does the willingness to pay for sustainable investments differ between stated and incentivized choice experiments? (working title)

Engler, Daniel, Elke D. Kanberger and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Priming and identity strength (working title)

Engler, Daniel and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Mixed logit estimation of willingness to pay: A Monte Carlo experiment (working title)

Gleue, Marvin and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Voluntary contributions to climate protection and support for climate policies in expectation of carbon pricing (working title)

Gutsche, Gunnar and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Determinants of environmental product and process innovations: New evidence on the basis of European panel data (working title)

Haverkamp, Thilo K.G., Heinz Welsch and Andreas Ziegler (2023), Do altruism, social norms, and moral values shape the relationship between environmental activities and subjective well-being? An empirical analysis for Germany (working title)

Conference talks

Annual Conference Committee on Environmental and Resource Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik (2011, 2012, 2015), World Congress Environmental and Resource Economists (2006, 2010, 2014), Annual Conference European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023), Annual Congress European Economic Association (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2017, 2022, 2023), Annual Conference Verein für Socialpolitik (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023), International Conference International Association for Energy Economics (2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2022), European Conference International Association for Energy Economics (2007, 2022), Conference International Society for Ecological Economics (2014), Conference European Society for Ecological Economics (2007, 2009), Spring Meeting German Statistical Society (2002, 2003, 2005), Statistical Week German Statistical Society (2008, 2010), Annual Meeting Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (2005, 2008), Annual Meeting German Academic Association for Business Research (2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010), Monte Verità Conference Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics (2008), Conference European Centre for Corporate Engagement on SRI and CSR (2009), ETH Zurich (2005, 2010, 2021), Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (2006), Technical University Munich (2007), University of Kassel (2010), University of Potsdam (2010), University of Basel (2010), University of Gießen (2011), University of Osnabrück (2011), University of Oldenburg (2014), University of Hohenheim (2014), University of Hamburg (2017), Waseda University Tokyo (2018), University of Cologne (2019), Kyoto Sangyo University (2019), University of Kyoto (2019), University of Magdeburg (2022)

Referee activities

Peer-reviewed journals

Applied Economics, Applied Economics Letters, Business Strategy and the Environment, Climate Policy, Climatic Change, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Ecological Economics, Empirical Economics, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy Research & Social Science, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Policy and Governance, Yearbooks of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Nature Climate Change, Perspectives on Economic Policy, Production and Operations Management, Quantitative Finance, Research Policy, Resource and Energy Economics, Review of Managerial Science, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Small Business Economics, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, Transportation, Transportation Research Part A, Transportation Research Part D, Transportation Science


Annual Conference European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2016, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023), German Research Foundation (DFG), German Research Foundation (DFG) Collaborative Research Center (SFB), Fulbright Commission Doctoral Student:ing Program, Jubilee Fund of the Austrian National Bank, Research Grants Council Hong Kong, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), World Congress Environmental and Resource Economists (2014, 2018)


Since 04/2011
W 3 - Professor for "Economics, Focus Empirical Economic Research" at the Institute of Economics of the University of Kassel

Since 06/2010
Research Associate at ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim

03/2007 - 03/2013
Senior Researcher or Research Associate at the ETH Zurich

07/2006 - 03/2013
Senior Researcher, Senior Assistant or Research Associate at the University of Zurich

04/2010 - 02/2011
Adjunct Professor for Empirical Economics at the Faculty of Economics, University of Kassel, Germany

04/2007 - 09/2007, 10/2008 - 03/2009
Lecturer at the University of Heidelberg

04/2001 - 02/2007
Senior Researcher at ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany

10/2003 - 01/2006
Lecturer at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences

Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Mannheim
Thesis topic: "Simulated classical estimation and testing in multi-period multi-alternative probit models".

04/1994 - 02/2001
Research Assistant and Certified Research Assistant, respectively, at the University of Mannheim

03/1998 - 06/1998
Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen on the Rhine

Diploma in Economics, University of Mannheim
Topic of diploma thesis: "Macroeconomic effects of age structure shifts".