Public Economics, Health Economics, Environmental Economics, Sports Economics
Professor Runkel obtained his doctoral degree from the University Siegen in 2001. In 2007, he successfully finished his habilitation at the Department of Economics of the University Munich. Before joining the Technische Universität Berlin in 2011 as Professor in Public and Health Economics, he was Professor in Public Economics at the University Magdeburg. His research focuses on public economics, health economics, environmental economics and sports economics. He published in the American Economic Review, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Public Economics and others.