Franziska Funke

Research Assistant

Franziska Funke crop

Biography

Franziska is a Research Assistant on the project "Optimal meat taxation in the behavioural-environmental second-best" funded by the Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Programme at the Oxford Martin School, where she investigates in how far taxes on red meat can simultaneously address environmental externalities and health concerns. She has previously been on a research visit at INET, funded by the German Academic Foundation, in preparation for her doctoral studies. Franziska's broader research interests include climate change mitigation measures, especially carbon pricing, and their distributional impacts, welfare economics and the normative evaluation of policy instruments. Previously, she has gained experience with the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris and the International Institute for Sustainable Development in Geneva. She holds an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Münster University, Germany.