Prof. Dr. Andreas Polk

Please find a complete CV with a list of publications on the right hand side.

About me

Academic and professional career

  • Professor of Economics,
    Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (since 2008)
  • Bundeskartellamt, Bonn (2003-2007)
  • PhD University of Zürich, Switzerland
  • Studies of economics at the University of Heidelberg and University of Duisburg


"Do political links influence water prices? Determinants of water prices in Germany" (mit M. Hellwig), Utilities Policy, 2021, forthcoming.

"Mehr Transparenz durch das Lobbyingregister?", Wirtschaftsdienst, 2021, 101(2), 121-126.

"What do we know about lobbying in Germany?", Review of Economics, 2020, 71(1), 43-79.

"Lobbying and the power of multinational firms" (with A. Schmutzler and A. Müller), European Journal of Political Economy, 2014, Vol. 36, 209-227.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2014.07.010

Market power of airports: A case study for Amsterdam airport Schiphol" (with V. Bilotkach), Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, 2013, Vol. 14(4), 320-337.
DOI: 10.1177/178359171301400401

"The Assessment of Market Power of Hub Airports" (with V. Bilotkach), Transport Policy, 2013, Vol. 29, 29-37.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2013.03.004

"Lobbying against environmental regulation vs. lobbying for loopholes" (with A. Schmutzler), European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, Vol. 21(4), 915-931.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2005.04.003

  • Lobbyismus
  • Competition policy, digital economics, regulation
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Law and economics

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spiegel online, Tagesspiegel, Manager Magazin


Regular teaching

  • Microeconomics
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Markets, competition and regulation
  • Politics, the state and the non-profit-sector
  • Managerial economics
  • Statistics II

For a complete list of current and planned lectures, please switch to my German page.