Environmental and Resource Economics

Prof. Dr. Martin F. Quaas

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1, Raum 314
Telefon: +49 431 880-3616
Telefax: +49 431 880-3150





  • Baumgärtner S, Glotzbach S, Hoberg N, Quaas MF and Stumpf K H. Economic analysis of trade-offs between justices. Intergenerational Justice Review 2012 (1):4-9
    Translated in German and reprinted as: Ökonomische Analyse der Trade-Offs zwischen Gerechtigkeiten, Journal für Generationengerechtigkeit 14(1), 10–18.
  • Froese R and Quaas MF. Mismanagement of the North Sea cod by the Council of the European Union. Ocean & Coastal Management ,70: 54-58.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.04.005
  • Olbrich R, Quaas MF, Baumgärtner S. A survey of commercial cattle farmers in semiarid rangelands of Namibia on risk, sustainability and management. Schmollers Jahrbuch / Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 132 (3): 463-471
  • Papaioannou EA, Vafeidis AT, Quaas MF and Schmidt JO. The development and use of a spatial database for the determination and characterization of the state of the German Baltic small-scale fishery sector. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69 (8): 1480-1490, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss096
  • Quaas MF and Baumgärtner S. Optimal grazing management rules in semi-arid rangelands with uncertain rainfall. Natural Resource Modeling 25 (2):364-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1939-7445.2011.00110.x
  • Quaas MF, Froese R, Herwartz H, Requate T, Schmidt JO, Voss R. Fishing Industry Borrows from Natural Capital at High Shadow Interest Rates. Ecological Economics (82):45–52 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.08.002
  • Schlüter M, McAllister RRJ, Arlinghaus R, Bunnefeld N, Eisenack K, Hölker F, Milner-Gulland EJ, Müller B, Nicholson E, Quaas MF, and Stöven M. New horizons for managing the environment: A review of coupled social-ecological systems modeling. Natural Resource Modeling 25 (1): 219-272
  • Skonhoft A, Vestergaard, N and Quaas MF. Optimal harvest in an age structured model with different fishing selectivity. Environmental and Resource Economics 51(4):525-544. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10640-011-9510-x


  • Baumgärtner S and Quaas MF. Sustainability economics - general versus specific, and conceptual versus practical, Ecological Economics, 69: 2056-2059.
  • Baumgärtner S and Quaas, MF. Managing Increasing Environmental Risks Through Agro-Biodiversity and Agri-Environmental Policies, Agricultural Economics, 41(5): 483-493.
  • Baumgärtner S and Quaas MF. What is sustainability economics? Ecological Economics 69: 445:450.
  • Jöst F and Quaas MF. Environmental and Population Externalities. Environment and Development Economics, 15(01): 1-19.
  • Lange A and Quaas MF. Analytical characteristics of thecore-periphery model, International Regional Science Review 33(4): 437-455.


  • Baumgärtner S, Derissen S, Quaas MF, and Strunz S. Consumer preferences determine resilience of ecological-economic systems. Ecology and Society16(4): 9. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol16/iss4/art9/.
  • Derissen S, Quaas MF and Baumgärtner S. The relationship between resilience and sustainable development of ecological-economic systems. Ecological Economics, 70(6): 1121-1128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.01.003
  • Froese R, Branch TA, Proelß A, Quaas MF, Sainsbury K, Zimmermann C. Generic Harvest Control Rules for European Fisheries. Fish and Fisheries,12(3): 340-351.
  • Froese R and Quaas MF. Three options for rebuilding the cod stock in the eastern Baltic Sea. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 434:197-200.
  • Müller B, Quaas MF, Frank K, and Baumgärtner S. Pitfalls and potential of institutional change: Rain-index insurance and the sustainability of rangeland management Ecological Economics 70(11): 2137-2144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.06.011
  • Villasante S, Rodriguez D, Antelo M, Quaas MF, and Österblom H. The Global Seafood Market Performance Index: A theoretical proposal and potential empirical applications. Marine Policy, 36(1):142-152.
  • Voss R, Hinrichsen H-H, Quaas MF, Schmidt JO and Tahvonen O. Temperature change and Baltic sprat: from observations to ecological-economic modelling.ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(6): 1244-1256. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsr063


  • Lange A and Quaas MF. Economic Geography and the Effect of Environmental Pollution on Agglomeration, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 7(1, Topics), Article 52. Available at: http://www.bepress.com/bejeap/vol7/iss1/art52
  • Quaas MF. Pollution-reducing infrastructure and urban environmental policy,Environment and Development Economics 12(2): 213-234.
    Appendix: Quaas_Infrastructure_Appendix.pdf (0.1 MByte)
  • Quaas MF, Baumgärtner S, Becker C, Frank K and Müller B. Uncertainty and sustainability in the management of rangelands, Ecological Economics 62: 251-266