Franziska Funke

Visiting Student

Franziska Funke crop

Biography

Franziska is on a pre-doctoral research visit funded by the German Academic Foundation in preparation for her doctoral studies. Her research interests concern climate change mitigation measures, especially carbon pricing, and their distributional impacts, welfare economics and the normative evaluation of policy instruments. Previously, she has gained internship experience working on climate finance with the UN Environment Programme in Paris and on fossil fuel subsidy reform with 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.

Franziska's papers include:

'Giving up on Growth? On the Validity of Post-Growth Arguments' (in German)

'Why is carbon pricing in some countries more successful than in others?'