Recent publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Ruhnau, Oliver, Bucksteeg, Michael, Ritter, David, et al. (2022): Why electricity market models yield different results: Carbon pricing in a model-comparison experiment. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 153: January 2022. 

Weinhardt, Clara, Schöfer, Till (2021): Differential treatment for developing countries in the WTO: the unmaking of the North–South distinction in a multipolar worldThird World Quarterly, November 2021. 

Bünder, Tobias, Karekezi, Catherine, Wirtz, Veronika (2021): Governing industry involvement in the non-communicable disease response in Kenya. Globalization & Health, 17:123. 

Deo, Sahil, Sontakke, Neha (2021): Usability, User Comprehension, and Perceptions of Explanations for Complex Decision Support Systems in Finance: A Robo-Advisory Use Case. Computer, 54:10, 38-48. 

Eicke, Anselm, Ruhnau, Oliver, Hirth, Lion (2021): Electricity balancing as a market equilibrium: An instrument-based estimation of supply and demand for imbalance energy. Energy Economics, 102: October 2021. 

Naujoks, Tabea, Kreyenfeld, Michaela, Dummert, Sandra (2021): The division of child care during the coronavirus crisis in Germany: How did short-time work affect fathers’ engagement? Journal of Family Research, September 2021. 

Khanna, Tarun et al. (2021): A multi-country meta-analysis on the role of behavioural change in reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in residential buildings. Nature Energy, 6, 925-932.

Cejudo, Guillermo M., Michel, Cynthia (2021): Instruments for policy integration: how policy mixes work together. SAGE Open, July 2021. 

Salazar Morales, Diego, Hallerberg, Mark (2021): The role of fiscal coordination and partisanship in the Spanish fiscal federalist system. Journal of Regional and Federal Studies, April 2021.

Federico Maria, Haas, Jörg, Ferrara, Peterson, Andrew, Sattler, Thomas (2021): Exports vs. investment: How political discourse shapes popular support for external imbalancesSocio-Economic Review, February 2021.

Rodger, Barry, Maher, Imelda, Riordan, Ronan (2021): A decade of EU law in the courts of Scotland and Ireland: national legal systems compared. Legal Studies, 41:2, 311-335. 

Jerg, Lukas, O'Reilly, Jacqueline, Schulze Buschoff, Karin (2021): Adapting social protection to the needs of multiple jobholders in Denmark, the United Kingdom and Germany. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 27:2, 237-253. 

Salazar Morales, Diego (2021): The Reputational Basis of Policy Success in Comparative Perspective. Evidence from the Education Sector in Peru and Bolivia. Governance, January 2021.

Rackwitz, Maike, Hustedt, Thurid, Hammerschmid, Gerhard (2021): Digital transformation: From hierarchy to network-based collaboration? The case of the German “Online Access Act”. dms – der moderne staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management, 14(1-2021), online first, 1-21.

Cloethe, Schalk, Ruhnau, Oliver, Hirth, Lion (2021): On capital utilization in the hydrogen economy: The quest to minimize idle capacity in renewables-rich energy systemsInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46:1, 169-188.

Lindemann, Korinna, Stoetzer, Lukas F. (2021): The effect of televised candidate debates on the support for political parties. Electoral Studies, 69.

Mejía, Luis (2020): Judicial review of regulatory decisions: Decoding the contents of appeals against agencies in Spain and the United Kingdom. Regulation & Governance, January 2020.

Ruhnau, Oliver, Hirth, Lion, Praktiknjo, Aaron (2020): Heating with wind: Economics of heat pumps and variable renewables. Energy Egonomics, 92.

Eicke, Anselm, Khanna, Tarun, Hirth, Lion (2020): Locational investment signals in electricity markets: How to steer the location of new power generation capacity. The Energy Journal, 41:6, 281-304.

Brüggmann, Daniel (2020): Women’s employment, income and divorce in West Germany: a causal approach. Journal for Labour Market Research, 54:5.

Flonk, Daniëlle, Jachtenfuchs, Markus, Obendiek, Anke S. (2020): Authority Conflicts in Internet Governance: Liberals vs. Sovereigntists? Global Constitutionalism, 9:2, 364-386.

Stockmann, Daniela, Garten, Felix, Luo, Ting (2020): Who is a PRC user? Comparing Chinese social media user agreements. First Monday, 25:8.

Haas, Jörg S., D’Erman, Valerie J., Schulz, Daniel F., Verdun, Amy (2020): Economic and fiscal policy coordination after the crisis: is the European Semester promoting more or less state intervention? Journal of European Integration, 42:3, 327-344.

Oswald, Lisa, Ernst, Andreas (2020): Flying in the Face of Climate Change: Quantitative psychological approach examining the social drivers of individual air travel. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 29:1, 68-86.

Klaus, Geraldine, Ernst, Andreas, Oswald, Lisa (2019): Psychological factors influencing laypersons’ acceptance of climate engineering, climate change mitigation and business as usual scenarios. Technology in Society, 60: February 2020.

Ruhnau, Oliver, Hennig, Patrick, Madlener, Reinhard (2020): Economic implications of forecasting electricity generation from variable renewable energy sources. Renewable Energy, 161: December 2020, 1318-1327.

Bobzien, Licia (2019): Polarized perceptions, polarized preferences? Understanding the relationship between inequality and preferences for redistribution. Journal of European Social Policy, 30:2, 206-224.

Falkenhain, Mariella (2019): Dividing Lines: Understanding the Creation and Replication of Fragmenta-tions among NGOs in Hybrid Regimes. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 31, 663-673.

Markgraf, Jonas, Rosas, Guillermo (2019): On Board With Banks: Do Banking Connections Help Politicians Win Elections? The Journal of Politics, 81:4.

Ruhnau, Oliver, Hirth, Lion, Praktiknjo, Aaron (2019): Time series of heat demand and heat pump efficiency for energy system modeling. Scientific Data, 6: 189.

Keck, Wolfgang, Radenacker, Anke, Brüggmann, Daniel, Kreyenfeld, Michaela, Mika, Tatjana (2019): Statutory Pension Insurance Accounts and Divorce: A New Scientific Use File. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 240:6, 825-835.

Mogollón, Guillermo, Salazar Morales, Diego (2019). Prólogo: la política de la política comercial en América Latina. Revista Andina De Estudios Políticos, 9(1), 1–4.



Falkenhain, Mariella (2020): Weak institutions and the governance dilemma: Gaps as traps. International Series on Public Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Freudlsperger, Christian (2020): Trade Policy in Multilevel Government: Organizing Openness. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Book chapters

Deo, Sahil, Sontakke, Neha (2021): User-Centric Explainability in Fintech Applications. In: Stephanidis, C. et al. (eds), HCI International 2021 - Posters. HCII 2021. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1420. Springer, Cham. 

Salazar Morales, Diego (2021): Neoliberal governmentality in the Peruvian Higher Education: An example of students’ unions’ resistance and conflict. In: Murphy, Mark et al. (eds), Theorizing the University: Critical perspectives on institutional research. Bloomsbury Academic. 

Madlener, Reinhard, Ruhnau, Oliver (2021): Variable renewables and demand flexibility: Day-ahead versus intraday valuation. In: Fereidoon Sioshansi (ed.), Variable Generation, Flexible Demand. Academic Press. Ch. 13, 309-327.

Kossow, Niklas (2020): Digitising the Anti-Corruption Sphere: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead. In: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and Paul Heywood (eds.), A Research Agenda for Studies of Corruption. Edward Elgar Publishing. 

Falkenhain, Mariella, Paturyan, Yevgenya, Stefes, Christoph H. (2020): Armenien. In: A. Benz, S. Bröchler & H.-J. Lauth (Hrsg.), Handbuch der europäischen Verfassungsgeschichte im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert. Institutionen und Rechtspraxis im gesellschaftlichen Wandel. Dietz, Kap. 45, 1523-1547 (Bonn).

Salazar Morales, Diego, Lauriano, Lucas Amaral (2020): A Typology of the Latin American Civil Servant: Patronage Appointee, Technocrat, Loyalist, or Careerist. In: Sullivan H. et al.(eds), The Palgrave Handbook of the Public Servant. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. 



Padmanabhan, Ananth, Deo, Sahil, Aiyar, Yamini (2020): The Coronavirus Pandemic: Data and Technology Implications on Citizen-State Relations. Podcast. Centre for Policy Research.


Other publications

Garten, Felix (2021): The challenge of Chinese digital payment networks. 9Dashline.

Khanna, Tarun (2021): Optimizing agricultural demand response for reducing costs of renewable energy integration in India. EconStor. 

Ruhnau, Oliver, Qvist, Staffan (2021): Storage requirements in a 100% renewable electricity system: Extreme events and inter-annual variability. EconStor. 

Khanna, Tarun (2021): Power system flexibility will be essential for India to reach its renewable energy targets. IEA 2021. 

Bucksteeg, Michael, Wiedmann, Michael, Pöstges, Arne, et al. (2021): The transformation of integrated electricity and heat systems - Assessing mid-term policies using a model comparison approach. EconStor.

Pöstges, Arne, Bucksteeg, Michael, Ruhnau, Oliver, et al. (2021): Phasing out coal - An impact analysis comparing five large-scale electricity market modelsEconStor.

Cloete, Schalk, Ruhnau, Oliver, Cloete, Jan Hendrik, Hirth, Lion (2021): Blue hydrogen and industrial base products: The future of fossil fuel exporters in a net-zero worldEconStor.

Ruhnau, Oliver (2021): How flexible electricity demand stabilizes wind and solar market values: the case of hydrogen electrolyzers. EconStor.

Deo, Sahil, Franz, Christian (2020): Building India’s global health strategy: Beyond the role of ‘Pharmacist of the world’. ORF Special Report, 106: May 2020. Observer Research Foundation.

Krishnan, Sanjana, Deo, Sahil, Manurkar, Shardul (2020): 50 Days of Lockdown: Measuring India’s Success in Arresting COVID-19. ORF Special Report, 107:May 2020. Observer Research Foundation.

Flonk, Daniëlle (2020): Book Review: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. Convergence, Online First.

König, Franca (2020): Big Data, 5G and AI. How Europol could help von der Leyen achieve her goals. The Hertie School, Jacques Delors Centre, Policy Papers, February 2020. 

Maher, Imelda, Riordan, Ronan (2020): The Supreme Court and EU Law: Reshuffling Institutional Balance. UCD Working Papers in Law.

Darius, Philipp, Stephany, Fabian (2019): “Hashjacking” the Debate: Polarisation Strategies of Germany’s Political Far-Right on Twitter. In: Weber I. et al. (eds), Social Informatics. SocInfo 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11864. Springer, Cham.