Former Team Members

Dr. Gabriela Michalek

Thematic Area Environment and Society
Department of Economics

Helmholtz Center
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Research Interests

  • Environmental economics
  • Behavioral economics & Nudging
  • Integration of climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR)
  • Interdisciplinary research

Curriculum Vitae

since 04/2016

Research associate at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig.

02 - 03/2015,
10 - 11/2015

Visiting Research Student at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Energy & Resources Group.

05/2012 - 12/2014

Research student assistant at the Chair of Environmental Economics, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).

10/2011 - 12/2015

PhD studies in environmental economics. European University Viadrina.

09/2010 - 11/2011

International Management Programme, Master in Management (graduation with honors). École Supérieure de Commerce de Reims, France.

10/2008 - 09/2011

International Business Administration, Master of Science (graduation with honors). European University Viadrina.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Michalek, G., Schwarze, R. (2015): Carbon leakage: pollution, trade or politics? Environment, Development and Sustainability, 17(6), 1471-1492.

Michalek, G. (2016): Progressive Optimal Technology-based Border Carbon Adjustment (POT BCA). A new approach to an old carbon problem. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 21(3), 323-337.

Michalek, G., Meran, G., Schwarze, R., Yildiz, Ö. (2016): Nudging as a new “soft” tool in environmental policy. An analysis based on insights from cognitive and social psychology. Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik & Umweltrecht – ZfU, 2-3/2016, 169-207.