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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.


DIW Wochenbericht 39 / 2023

Wärmemonitor 2022: Private Haushalte sparen fünf Prozent Heizenergie und CO2-Emissionen ein

2023| Sophie Behr, Till Köveker, Merve Küçük
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
Externe Monographien

Gemeinsam Gas einsparen: Warum die Bundesregierung weitere Empfehlungen der ExpertInnenkommission Gas und Wärme aufgreifen sollte?

Kiel: ZBW, 2023, 5 S. | Sophie M. Behr, Merve Kucuk, Karsten Neuhoff
Externe Monographien

De-Fueling Externalities: Causal Effects of Fuel Taxation and Mediating Mechanisms for Reducing Climate and Pollution Costs

München: CESifo, 2023, 37 S.
(CESifo Working Papers ; 10508)
| Pier Basaglia, Sophie M. Behr, Moritz A. Drupp



De-Fueling Externalities: Causal Effects of Fuel Taxation and Mediating Mechanisms for Delivering Climate and Health Benefits

Sophie Behr
Lemesos, Zypern, 27.06.2023 - 30.06.2023
| 28th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists: EAERE 2023

Sanierungen von Gebäuden

Sophie Behr
Berlin, 09.05.2023
| Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grundsatzfragen: Deutschen Unternehmensinitiative Energieeffizienz (DENEFF)

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