Endowed Chair in Business Administration

Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D.

Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D.

As of 1 July 2018 Prof. Stefan J. Reichelstein is the chairholder of the endowed chair in business administration. He previously studied economics at the University of Bonn and managerial economics at the Northwestern University´s Kellogg School of Management, where he graduated with a Ph.D. in 1984. During the last 30 years he held several positions at international universities such as Berkeley and Stanford. In light of his research accomplishments, he received several honorary doctorates from the University of Mannheim in Germany and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, as well as an honorary professorship from the University of Vienna. 

At the University of Mannheim, Prof. Reichelstein builds up a newly-endowed research institute. The Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) addresses economic aspects of the transition to a decarbonized energy economy, with a particular focus on the timeliness and cost effectiveness of this transition.

Field of research

  • Cost-analysis
  • Decentralization
  • Internal pricing
  • Success measurement

Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES)

The Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) led by Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D. examines the challenges and innovation opportunities that emerge from the transition to a decarbonized energy future. A particular focus of studies conducted by the MISES is the cost associated with alternative decarbonization strategies. The portfolio of projects covers the power, transportation and industrial sectors. The team affilitated with Stefan Reichelstein seeks an ongoing dialogue on these topics with external researchers, practitioners and policymakers. 

Further information on the research focus of the MISES, the team and teaching can be found on the MISES homepage.