Prof. Dr. Matthias Wrede

Prof. Dr. Matthias Wrede

School of Business, Economics and Society
Chair of Economics and Social Policy

Room: Room FG 4.016

Office hours

by appointment (per email)

Curriculum Vitae: CV Wrede

Since 2010 Chair of Economics and Social Policy – University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
2007 Lehrstuhl für Finanzwissenschaft – Universität Marburg
2002 Professor für AVWL und Finanzwissenschaft – RWTH Aachen
1998 Habilitation und Venia Legendi – Universität Bamberg
1993 Promotion (Dr. rer. pol.) – Universität Bamberg
1989 Diplom Volkswirtschaftslehre – Universität Heidelberg


Matthias Wrede conducts research in the fields of regional and urban economics, public finance, and social policy.

Current research activities

  • Tax compliance
  • Regional living and production conditions
  • Modeling the urban fabric

Selected current publications/working papers:

  • Wages, Rents, Unemployment, and the Quality of Life: A Consistent Theory Based Measure. Journal of Regional Science. Forthcoming. [DOI]
  • A Continuous Spatial Choice Logit Model of a Polycentric City. Regional Science and Urban Economics. 53. 68-73. 2015. [PDF]
  • Cultural Identity, Mobility, and Decentralization [with C.-J. Schild]. Journal of Comparative Economics 43. 323-333. 2015. [PDF]
  • A Continuous Logit Hotelling Model with Endogenous Locations of Consumers. Economics Letters. 126. 81-83. 2015. [DOI]

Publications from Prof. Dr. Matthias Wrede.