Dr. Christian Ernst is a Research Assistant at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Chair of Public Law and is currently working on his post-doctoral thesis (“Habilitation”). He studied Law at the Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany, where he also completed his Ph.D. with a thesis in the field of administrative law (“Die Verwaltungserklärung – Die einfache verwaltungsrechtliche Willenserklärung als Handlungsform der Verwaltung“).
His research focusses on monopolies of information. His work especially attends to the conditions and characteristics of such monopolies and the possibilities of state regulations in order to support the public interest in information.