Research Associate: Environmental Policies, University of Hamburg, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Research Associate: Environmental Policies: Join the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences at the University of Hamburg as a Research Associate for the “Mapping Effects of Environmental Policies (MEEP)” project. This scholarship offers a full-time (PostDoc) research position for 2.5 years, focusing on conducting novel quasi-experimental studies on the effects of environmental policies. The successful applicant will contribute to an open-science platform featuring interactive maps of environmental policy effects.

Research Associate for “Mapping Effects of Environmental Policies (MEEP)”

Summary Table:

  • Designation: Research Associate
  • Research Area: Mapping Effects of Environmental Policies (MEEP)
  • Location: University of Hamburg, Von-Melle-Park 5, 20146 Hamburg
  • Salary Level: EGR. 13 TV-L
  • Start Date: 01.10.2024
  • Application Deadline: 08.07.2024


  • University degree in a relevant field plus doctorate
  • PhD in Economics, with a focus on Empirical Environmental Economics preferred
  • Expertise in data management, applied econometrics, and quasi-experimental research
  • Interest in climate-, energy-, environmental-, or labor-economics
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent English language capabilities (German language skills desirable but not necessary)

Job Description:

  • Conduct independent and collaborative research on the effects of environmental policies
  • Identify causal effects of environmental policies on environmental quality and economic outcomes
  • Explore distributional effects of environmental policies across socio-economic groups
  • Map the distribution of environmental quality across space and time
  • Communicate scientific evidence on environmental policies to the broader public
  • Write scientific papers and present results at workshops and conferences
  • Contribute to the intellectual and inclusive atmosphere of the research group

How to Apply:

  • Submit your application online using the provided form
  • Include a cover letter, CV, and copies of degree certificate(s)
  • Contact Prof. Dr. Moritz Drupp or Dr. Piero Basaglia for inquiries
  • Reference number: 132

Last Date for Apply: 08.07.2024

Further Information:

Join us: Be a part of the University of Hamburg’s commitment to sustainable and digital change for a dynamic society. Apply now to contribute to cutting-edge research in environmental economics!



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