Werner Neu has more than 25 years of experience in research and consultancy covering all areas of telecommunications economics and regulation. Until 2001 he was for more than a decade standing adviser to the German Government. He continues to advise regulatory authorities and companies around the world on regulatory issues of telecommunications markets. His work has concerned the institutional design of regulatory authorities, designing primary and secondary legislation for telecommunications, licensing, efficient allocation of frequency and numbering resources and, in particular more recently, interconnection, optimal tariff design, tariff regulation, as well as the determination of the costs of telecommunications services.
He was employed with WIK from 1985 to 2001. From 1995 to 2001 he was the managing director of the Institute. He now works for WIK on a project basis. Previous positions include research positions at Bonn University and with the German Monopolies Commission. Werner Neu has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
- Cost theory
- Optimal tariffs
- Cost models for telecommunications networks