Prof. Dr. Klaus Heine

Prof. Dr. Klaus Heine

Klaus Heine is Professor of Law and Economics at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam. He has ample experience in teaching European economic policy at the bachelor, master, and doctoral level. His research areas are European economic policy (especially state aid Control, federalism and digitalisation), law and economics, and management, and he is one of the few scholars worldwide to work on the intersection of these three research domains. In recent years he specialized in the legal embedding of digitalization. In this domain he also does policy consulting. His research is recognised by an international audience through presentations at numerous international conferences and publishing in leading journals in the respective fields.

He taught and did research at the Philipps-University (Marburg), the Ruhr-University (Bochum), the Free-University (Berlin) and the UMIT (Vienna). He was a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago Law School (USA), at the Law School of the University of Bergen (Norway) and at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany).

He is a member of the German Economic Association (Verein fuer Socialpolitik, member of the Council on Economic Systems and Institutional Economics), a member of the Walter-Eucken Institute in Freiburg (Germany) and a member of the platform Learning Systems of the German government. He has published in journals as the Strategic Management Journal, Kyklos, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, the Statistical Journal of the IOS, European Journal of Risk Regulation , Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law, the Columbia Journal of European Law and the International Journal of Human Rights. He has contributed to numerous books and served as journal editor.

Klaus Heine was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair of Economic Analysis of European Law in June 2012. In 2019 he became the director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance. The Centre is a joint initiative of Erasmus University Rotterdam, Bar-Ilan University and the University of Leeds. The Centre seeks for new institutional solutions for the disruptive challenges from digitalization.

Click here for the Curriculum Vitae of Klaus Heine, and here for a list of his publications.

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