Work in Progress

Murken, L., Mager, G., Laudien, R., Kraehnert, K. & Gornott, C. The influence of land conflicts on farmers' perceived tenure security and title acquisition: Evidence from Tanzania (submitted).

Mogge, L., Kraehnert, K. (2020). The effect of risk perception on the demand for index insurance in Mongolia (under review).

Lehmann-Uschner, K. and Kraehnert, K. (2018). When shocks become persistent: Household-level asset growth in the aftermath of an extreme weather event. DIW Discussion Paper 1759.

Sulikova, S., van den Bijgaart, I., Klenert, D., Mattauch, L. (2020). Optimal fuel taxation with suboptimal health choices. R&R at Economica.

Klenert, D., Funke, F. & Cai, M. (2022). Would a Meat Tax in Europe Inevitably Burden the Poor? Working Paper. Available at SSRN:


Zhao, J., Mattauch, L. (2022). When standards have better distributional consequences than carbon taxes. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 116, 102747.

Mattauch, L., Klenert, D., Stiglitz, J.E., Edenhofer, O. (2022) Overcoming wealth inequality by capital taxes that finance public investment. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 63, 383-395.

Mattauch, Linus, Cameron Hepburn, Fiona Spuler, Nicholas Stern (2022). The economics of climate change with endogenous preferences. Resource and Energy Economics 69, 101312.

Savin, I., Creutzig, F., Filatova, T., Foramitti, J., Konc, T., Niamir, L., Safarzynska, K., and van den Bergh, J. (2022).  Agent-based modeling to integrate elements from different disciplines for ambitious climate policy. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.

Konc, T., Drews, S., Savin, I., and van den Bergh, J. (2022). Co-dynamics of climate policy stringency and public support . Global Environmental Change

Funke, F., Mattauch, L., van den Bijgaart, I., Godfray, C., Hepburn, C., Klenert, D., Springmann, M., Treich, N., (2022) Is Meat Too Cheap? Towards Optimal Meat Taxation. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 16(2), 219–240.

Frondel, Manuel, Viola Helmers, Linus Mattauch, Michael Pahle, Stephan Sommer, Christoph M. Schmidt, Ottmar Edenhofer (2022). Akzeptanz der CO2-Bepreisung in Deutschland: Die große Bedeutung einer Rückverteilung der Einnahmen. Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 23(1), 49--64.

Sommer, S., Mattauch, L., Pahle, M., (2022) Supporting carbon taxes and the role of fairness. Ecological Economics 195, 107359.

Ceutzig, F., Niamir, L., Bai, X., Callaghan, M., Cullen, J., Díaz-José, J., Figueroa, M., Grubler A., Lamb, W., Leip, A., Masanet, E., Mattauch, L., Minx, J., Mirasgedis, S., Mulugetta, Y, Budi Nugroho, S., Pathak, M., Perkins, P., Roy, J., de la Rue du Can, S., Saheb, Y., Some, S., Steg, L., Steinberger, J., Ürge-Vorsatz, D., (2022) Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being. Nature Climate Change 12, 36–46.

Fluhrer, S. & Kraehnert, K. Sitting in the same boat: Subjective well-being and social comparison after an extreme weather event. Ecological Economics, 195, 107388.

Roeckert, J. & Kraehnert, K. (2021). Extreme weather events and internal migration: Evidence from Mongolia. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change, 6, 95–128.

Kraehnert, K., Osberghaus, D., Hott, C., Habtemariam, L., Wätzold, F., Hecker, L. P. & Fluhrer, S. (2021). Insurance against extreme weather events: An overview. Review of Economics, 72, 71-95.

Will, M., Backes, A., Campenni, M., Cronk, L., Dressler, G., Gornott, C., Groeneveld, J., Habtemariam, L. T., Kraehnert, K., Kraus, M., Lenel, F., Osgood, D., Taye, M., & Müller, B. (2021). Improving the design of climate insurance: combining empirical approaches and modelling. Climate and Development, 1-10.

Habtemariam L.T., Gornott C., Hoffmann H. and Sieber S. (2021). Farm production diversity and household dietary diversity: Panel data evidence from rural households in Tanzania. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5, 612341

Habtemariam, LT., Will, M. and Müller, B. (2021). Agricultural insurance through the lens of rural household dietary diversity. Global Food Security, 28, 100485

At the time of establishment of this FutureLab in August 2020, we built on the following works from our previous research:

Teickner, H., Knoth, C., Bartoschek, T., Kraehnert, K. et al. (2020). Patterns in Mongolian nomadic household movement derived from GPS trajectories. Applied Geography, 122, 102270

Klenert, D., Funke, F., Mattauch, L., O’Callaghan, B. (2020). Five lessons from COVID-19 for advancing climate change mitigation. Environmental and Resource Economics, 76, 751–778

Mattauch, L., Matthews, H.D., Millar, R., Rezai, A., Solomon, S., Venmans, F. (2020). Steering the climate system: comment. American Economic Review 110(4): 1238–1241.

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., Combet, E., Edenhofer, O., Hepburn, C., Rafaty, R. and Stern, N. (2018) Making carbon pricing work for citizens. Nature Climate Change 8: 669-677.

Klenert, D., G. Schwerhoff, O. Edenhofer, L. Mattauch (2018). Carbon Taxation, Inequality and Engel's Law -- The Double Dividend of Redistribution. Environmental and Resource Economics 71(3):605-624

Siegmeier, J., Mattauch, L., O. Edenhofer (2018). Capital beats coal: how collecting the climate rent increases aggregate investment. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 88:366-378.

Bertram-Huemmer, V. and Kraehnert, K. (2018). Does index insurance help households recover from disaster? Evidence from IBLI Mongolia. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 100(1), 145-171.

Groppo, V. and Kraehnert, K. (2017). The impact of extreme weather events on education. Journal of Population Economics, 30(2), 433-472.

Lehmann-Uschner, K. and Kraehnert, K. (2017). Food intake and the role of food self-provisioning. Journal of Development Studies, 53(8), 1303-1322.

Groppo, V. and Kraehnert, K. (2016): Extreme weather events and child health: Evidence from Mongolia. World Development, 86, 59-78