Tobias Haas

Dr. Tobias Haas

Research Associate

Tobias Haas studied economics and political science at the FU Berlin and the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). In his doctorate at the Eberhard-Karls-University in Tuebingen he dealt with the controversies about the energy transition in Germany, Spain and in the European context. Since November 2017 he has been working (part-time) at the Research Centre for Environmental Policy at the FU Berlin (FFU) in a project on transport system transformation. In the summer of 2018, he was a fellow at the Kolleg Postwachstumsgesellschaften at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena and has developed ideas on the extent to which post-growth debates can inspire the transport transformation (Verkehrswende). Since October 2018 he has been a researcher at IASS in the project "Social Structural Change and responsive Policy Advice in Lusatia".

  • since 2018 researcher at IASS "Social structural change and responsive policy consulting in Lusatia" (in German)
  • 2018 Fellow at the Kolleg Postwachstumsgesellschaften at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • Since 2017 researcher at the FU Berlin in the project "The political economy of e-mobility".
  • 2012-2017 academic assistant at the department for "Politics and Economics and Business Didactics" at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen 2003-2009 Studies of economics and political science at the FU Berlin and the University of Copenhagen
  • Social-ecological transformations
  • Structural change processes
  • Energy policy
  • Transport policy
  • International Political Economy

Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Haas, Tobias (2019): Struggles in European Union energy politics: A gramscian perspective on power in energy transitions. In: Energy Research & Social Science 6 (48), 66-74.
  • Haas, Tobias; Sander, Hendrik (2018): Die Energiewende als Demokratiewende? Umkämpfte Demokratisierungsprozesse in Augsburg und Berlin. In: Radtke, Jörg; Kesting, Norbert (Hg.): Energiewende. Politikwissenschaftliche Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Springer VS: 343-366.
  • Haas, Tobias (2017): Die politische Ökonomie der Energiewende. Deutschland und Spanien im Kontext multipler Krisendynamiken in der EU. Wiesbaden: Springe VS.
  • Haas, Tobias (2016): Die Energiewende unter dem Druck (skalarer) Kräfteverschiebungen. Eine Analyse des EEG 2.0. In: Prokla 46 (3), 365-383.