Stefan E. Weishaar
Dr. Stefan Weishaar M.Sc., LL.M. (1976) is Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He has been awarded a Nucleus grant to set up a research group on International Linking of Emissions Trading Systems.
After graduating in International Economics (drs. / M.Sc.) (specialization: Competition and Regulation) he also obtained an LL.M. in Comparative, International and European Law (specialization: Globalization and Economic Regulation) from Maastricht University. He was awarded his Ph.D. degree in December 2007 for the Law and Economics Analysis of the European Green House Gas Emissions Trading System: Allocation and Competition from his alma mater.
Before coming to Groningen Stefan Weishaar has been working as Assistant Professor (tenured position) at Maastricht University and participated in various Law and Economics research projects together with the Metro Institute for Transnational Legal Research and the Institute for Globalization and International Regulation, focusing on the interaction between Competition law and the environment and on Competition law proper. He published widely in international academic journals such as the European Journal of Law and Economics, the European Environmental Law Review, and the European Competition Law Review, and has been participating in conferences worldwide.
Stefan Weishaar’s research interests include Economic analysis of law, particularly regarding Emission Trading Systems and Competition, Public procurement, and Competition law aspects in Europe and Asia.
Weishaar (2014), ‘Emissions Trading Design: a Critical Overview’, Edward Elgar, (forthcoming February 2014)
Weishaar (2013), ‘Cartels, Competition Law and Public Procurement: Law and Economics Approaches to Bid Rigging’, Edward Elgar, pp. 352
Weishaar (2009), ‘Towards auctioning: the Transformation of the European Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading System – Present and future challenges to Competition law’,Kluwer Law International, pp. 272
Weishaar (2007), ‘Law and Economics Analysis of the European Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading System: Allocation and Competition’, Ph.D. dissertation, Maastricht University, pp. 249
International (refereed) journals
Weishaar, Woerdman (2012), Auctioning EU ETS Allowances: An Assessment of Market Manipulation from the Perspective of Law and Economics, Climate Law, Vol. 3(3)
Weishaar, Woerdman (2012), Does Auctioning Emission Rights Avoid State Aid? Empirical Evidence from Germany, Carbon & Climate Law Review, Vol. 6(2), pp. 114 – 127
Weishaar (2010), China’s Public Procurement Regime – Comparative and Theoretic Insights, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 17(4), pp. 406 – 441
Weishaar (2010), Auctions – the solution to windfall profits and end of all State aid problems?, Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 3(1), February 2010
Peeters, Weishaar (2009), Exploring Uncertainties in the EU ETS: ‘Learning by Doing’ continues beyond 2012, Carbon & Climate Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 88 – 101
Weishaar (2008), Germany v. Commission: The CFI on ex-post adjustments under the EU ETS, Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, Vol. 17(1), pp. 126 – 129
Weishaar (2007), CO2 emission allowance allocation mechanisms, Allocative efficiency and the environment: A Static and dynamic perspective, European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 24(1), pp. 29 – 70
Weishaar, Milaj (2007), Albanian State aid legislation and coherency with EC legislation, Albanian Journal of Politics, Vol. 3(1), pp. 45 – 65
Peeters, De Cendra de Larragán, Weishaar (2007), Perspectives on the fundamental choice between “cap and trade” and “credit and trade”, European Energy and Environmental Law Review, Vol. 16(7), pp. 191 – 202
Weishaar (2007), The European CO2 Emission Trading System and State Aid: an assessment of the grandfathering allocation method and the performance standard rate system, European Competition Law Review, Vol. 28(6), pp. 371 – 381
—National (refereed) journals
Weishaar (2012) Grenzen aan de vormgeving aan nationale milieuwetgeving in het licht van staatssteun, Milieu& Recht, pp. 554 – 564
Woerdman, Weishaar (2012), Knutselen met klimaatrecht inefficienciënties in emissiehandel door industrielobby′s, Ars Aequi, Vol. 61, pp. 622-629
Weishaar (2008), Ex-Post-Korrektur im Europäischen CO2-Emissionshandel: Auswirkungen der Rechtsprechung für Deutschland, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Umwelt- und Planungsrecht, Vol. 3, pp. 148 – 151
Weishaar, Milaj (2007), Ligji për konkurrencën në Shqipëri dhe koherenca e tij me acquis communautaire: aplikimi i përbashkët i neneve 3(g), 10(2), 81 dhe 82 tё Traktatit tё Komunitetit Europian (Albanian Competition law and consistency with the acquis communautaire: the joint application of the Articles 3(g), 10(2), 81 and 82 EC Treaty), E Drejta Parlamentare dhe Politikat Ligjore, Vol. 6, pp. 4 – 27
Weishaar, Milaj (2006), Legjislacioni i Komunitetit Europian për ndihmën shtetërore dhe rëndësia e tij për Shqipërinë (State Aid legislation in the EC and relevance for Albania), Hylli i Dritës, Vol. 4, pp. 73 – 84
Weishaar (2014), Incentivising technologic change in emissions trading systems: the case of excess supply, Critical Issues of Environmental Taxation XIV, by Larry Kreiser et al. (eds.) Edward Elgar, forthcoming
Weishaar (2013), Competition law and market integration – a European perspective in Faure and Zhang (eds.), The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, New Developments and Empirical Evidence, Kluwer Law International, pp. 325-350
Weishaar, Tiche (2013), Hybrid emissions trading systems: what about efficiency?, in Faure and Guandong Xu (eds.), Using Economics to Improve Regulation: The Case of China, Routledge, pp. 221-239
Weishaar (2012), Competition law at a cross roads? – The joint application jurisprudence after Lisbon, in Oosterhuis and Van Dongen (eds.), European Traditions: Integration or Disintegration?, Wolf Legal Publishers, pp. 109 – 131
Faure, Weishaar (2012), The role of environmental taxation: economics and the law, in Milne and Skou Andersen (eds.), Handbook of Research on Environmental Taxation, Edward Elgar, pp. 399 – 421.
Weishaar (2012), EU State Aid Law and National Climate Regulation, in Peeters, Stallwowrthy, de Cendra de Larragan (eds.), Climate Law in EU Member States: Towards national legislation for climate protection, Edward Elgar, pp. 89 – 109
Weishaar, Woerdman (2011), New Auction Rules under the EU Climate Change Regime: Optimal Prevention of Market Abuse?, in Roggenkamp and Hammer (eds.), European Energy Law Report VIII, Intersentia, pp. 205 – 221.
Weishaar (2011), The legal regime preventing predation in the People’s Republic of China: a Law and Economics analysis’, in Faure and Zhang (eds.), Competition Policy and the Regulation in China, Edward Elgar, pp. 303 – 327.
Weishaar (2011), Administrative Monopolies, State Aid, Barriers to Entry and Market integration: Challenges for the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, in Faure and Zhang (eds.), Competition Policy and the Regulation in China, Edward Elgar, pp. 98 – 129.
Weishaar, Woerdman (2010), Pros and Cons of Auctioning Emission Rights: A Law and Economics Perspective, in Roggenkamp and Hammer (eds.), European Energy Law Report VII, Intersentia, pp. 27 – 43.
Weishaar (2009), Veilen van boeikasgasemissierechten: ingewikkelder dan men denkt!, Juridische aspecten van klimaatverandering, Vereniging voor Milieurecht, BJU publishers, pp. 59 – 71
Weishaar (2008), The European Emissions Trading System: auctions and their challenges’, in Faure and Peeters (eds.), Climate Change and European Emissions Trading: Lessons for Theory and Practice, Edward Elgar, pp. 343 – 362
Weishaar (2008), EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading and Competition Law, in Faure and Peeters (eds.), Climate Change and European Emissions Trading: Lessons for Theory and Practice, Edward Elgar, pp. 151 – 177
Weishaar (2007), ‘CO2 emission allowance allocation mechanisms, allocative efficiency and the environment’, in Deketelaere (eds.), Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation IV, Oxford University Press, pp. 393 – 424