Wolfgang Maennig is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at Hamburg University.
Before he was professor at E.A.P. Paris-Oxford-Berlin-Madrid. He was a visiting professor at the American University in Dubai as well as at the University of California Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Universities of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and of Istanbul, at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and at the University of Economics Bratislava. He was also visiting scholar at International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., and at Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt.
His research concentrates on economic policy, sport economics, transport economics and real estate economics and has been published in numerous academic journals, including Applied Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economics Letters, Labour Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Regional Studies, Journal of Sports Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Real Estate Economics, and Transportation Research Part D.
Wolfgang Maennig has worked as an expert for many bids of large sport events, e. g. the Olympic bids of Berlin 2000, Leipzig 2012, Munich 2018 and the Athletics World Cup Berlin 2009. He was Olympic Champion (rowing, eight with coxswain) at the Olympics 1988 in Seoul and president of the German Rowing Federation, 1995-2001. In 2000 he received the Olympic Order.
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University of Hamburg
Department of Economics
Chair for Economic Policy
Phone: +49 40 42838 4622
Office Hours (Room 2096): None in January 2015 owing to illness.