Sophie Behr joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center as a PhD candidate in October 2021. Her research interests include environmental and climate economics, policy evaluation as well as the intersection of these fields. Sophie holds a BSc in Economics from the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and a MSc in Economics from the University of Hamburg and spent parts of her studies at the University of Bologna, Italy. For her master’s thesis, she examined the effectiveness of carbon pricing by empirically evaluating the German eco tax reform. During her studies, Sophie worked as a research assistant at the University of Hamburg as well as at the Journal for International Re-Views in Empirical Economics.