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Sophie Behr

Sophie Behr

Research Associate of the Climate Policy Department

Ph.D. Student of the Graduate Center


+49 30 89789 - 611

Sophie M. Behr joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center as a PhD candidate in October 2021. Her research interests lie in climate economics and policy, and particularly include circular economy and carbon pricing. 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. During her studies, Sophie worked as a research assistant at the University of Hamburg as well as for an academic journal.


Diskussionspapiere 2041 / 2023

De-Fueling Externalities: How Tax Salience and Fuel Substitution Mediate Climate and Health Benefits

2023| Pier Basaglia, Sophie Behr, Moritz A. Drupp

Research Projects

Research Project

Drivers of residential energy use for heating and cooling and thermal retrofit decisions

Current Project| Climate Policy, German Socio-Economic Panel study