Paula joined the DIW Graduate Center as a PhD candidate in October 2022.
She graduated with a BSc in Business Administration from Hamburg School of Business Administration (Dual Studies Program). During her undergraduate studies, she spent one semester abroad at the University of Economics (UNECON) in St. Petersburg. After graduation, she stayed within her cooperation partner and worked for one year in mineral oil trading for Mabanaft Deutschland.
Paula studied her MSc in Economics at Friedrich-Alexander University in Nürnberg, specializing in labour economics and energy markets. During her studies, she worked at the Chair for Global Governance and at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). Her current research interest lies in energy economics and environmental policy.