In modern economies, the importance of mobility, transport, and logistics for the realization of welfare profits, economic integration, and globalization, is being discussed more and more. Transport policy provides the central framework conditions for economic activities in the national and international sphere. Not only since the discussions concerning the gradual deterioration of transport infrastructures has this been discussed by politics, business, and society.
Headed by Professor Dr Alexander Eisenkopf, the ZEPPELIN Chair of Economic & Transport Policy addresses the central challenges in this area. The following have to be mentioned especially:
These topical areas, given as examples, describe essential agendas of the ZEPPELIN Chair of Economic & Transport Policy. Additionally, general questions of economic policy, especially those from the area of regulatory policy, are addressed. The research projects headed by Professor Eisenkopf integrate the economic, ecological, technical, and planning aspects of these topical areas. In doing this, the ZEPPELIN Chair of Economic & Transport Policy cooperates closely with the Amadeus Center for Mobility Studies at Zeppelin University which is committed to the interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral, and international analysis of the framework conditions of innovative business models in the mobility sector. This cooperation corresponds to the mission of Zeppelin University that is committed to an integrative, interlinked, and multidisciplinary problem-solving approach.