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Tobias Wendler

Tobias Wendler

Scientific employee (PhD candidate)


Max-von-Laue-Straße 1
28359 Bremen
Building WIWI 2, Roomm F 2020

Telefon: +49 (0)421 218-66635



  • Environmental Innovation
  • Resource use
  • Institutional factors and sustainability


Since October 01, 2016 Tobias Wendler is a PhD candidate in the working group of Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther at the University of Bremen. He studied Economics at the University of Bremen (B.Sc. 2015) and subsequently did an internship in an accounting firm. In his dissertation he analyzes the effects of environmental innovation on resource use and environmental impacts of countries.

Academic education and degrees

Since 10/2016

Scientific Assistant (PhD candidate)

University of Bremen

Preliminary title of dissertation:

05/2015 – 09/2016

Visiting PhD Candidate

University of Bremen, Chair for Economics of Innovation and Structural Change

09/2015 – 04/2016

Internship as auditing assistant

Siemer & Partner, Bremen

10/2012 - 09/2015

Bachelor Studies in Economics

University of Bremen

Main topics: Globalization & Sustainability

Bachelor thesis: “Antideflationary policy? – The monetary policy of the European Central Bank facing historically new challenges”

Degree: Bachelor of Science


04/2017 - 12/2018

Evaluating Science Organisations in Ukraine (EvalScience)

Project lead: Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther

Duration: 22 Months

Project start: 03/2017

In cooperation with: National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Institute for Economics)

Funded by (german side): Federal Ministry of Education and Science

Projekt consortium: University of Bremen, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


SoSe 2018

Exercise "Microeconomics"

WiSe 2017/2018

Teaching assistanceScientific Research Methods in Economics”

SoSe 2017

Exercise "Microeconomics"

WiSe 2016/2017

Teaching assistance Scientific Research Methods in Economics”

SoSe 2014

Tutorial „Microeconomics“

Workshops, Conferences and Summer Schools


30/09 - 04/10

Scientific Seminar "New Dimensions in the Economics of Innovation" – Thiessow, Germany

Presentation: The Role of Institutions for Environmental Innovativeness in European Firms


Input Output Workshop on Sustainable Development, University of Applied Sciences - Bochum, Germany

Presentation: How green is green tech ? An empirical analysis on the impact of environmental innovations in Europe


17/09 - 21/09

Scientific Seminar “New innovation indicators” – Thiessow, Germany

Presentation: Can Environmental Innovation Drive Environmental Improvement?


PhD Workshop “Innovation, Growth and Economic Geography” – Bremen, Germany

Presentation: Can Environmental Innovation Reduce Environmental Pressure?


19/10 - 21/10

European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) Annual Conference - Budapest, Hungary

Presentation: Can Innovation Drive Environmental Improvement?

13/10 - 14/10

EVO-Meeting, Bremen, Germany

Presentation: Impact of Green Technologies on Resource Intensity



Wendler, T. (2019): About the Relationship Between Green Technology and Material Usage. In: Environmental and Resource Economics. DOI:


Günther, J.; Rietschel, E.Th.; Simon, D.; Wendler, T.; Yegorov, I. (2017): Experience report: Developing an evaluation scheme for the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine based on experiences of the Leibniz Association. Project report prepared within the Germain-Ukrainian project "Evaluating Science Organisations in Ukraine (EvalScience)"