Diploma in Economic, University Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany, 1993. Doctor, University Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany, 1997.
Researcher Institute for Economic Theory University Saarland, 1993—1994. Researcher Center for the Study of New Institutional Economics, 1994—1997. Senior analyst New Zealand Treasury, Wellington, 1997—1999.
Lecturer University German Armed Forces, Hamburg, Germany, 1999—2003. Professor, chair industrial economic Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 2003—2007. Professor University Erlangen-Nuremberg, since 2007.
Visiting scholar Haas School Business University California Berkeley, 1996—1997. Research professor German Institute Research, Berlin, since 2006.
Member Executive Board German Liberal Party, since 1994, member expert committee, since 1994. Member Royal Economics Society, American Economics Association, European Economics Association.
Son of Dieter B and Maria A. (Hüsing) Haucap.