Franziska Funke

Doctoral Researcher

Franziska is an Associate Doctoral Researcher at the Future Lab "Inequality, Human Well-Being and Development" and the Technical University of Berlin, where she pursues her doctoral studies in Environmental Economics.  Her research is concerned with the design and evaluation of climate change mitigation measures, especially carbon pricing, in light of income and wealth inequality and challenging political economy conditions. She holds an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Münster University, Germany. 




Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Peer-reviewed articles:

Klenert, D., Funke, F., & Cai, M. (2023). Meat taxes in Europe can be designed to avoid overburdening low-income consumers. Nature Food, 4(10), 894-901.

Funke, F., Mattauch, L., Bijgaart, I. V. D., Godfray, H. C. J., Hepburn, C., Klenert, D., ... & Treich, N. (2022). Toward Optimal Meat Pricing: Is It Time to Tax Meat Consumption?. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 16(2), 219-240.

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., Siegmeier, J., Funke, F. (2019). Wirtschaftswachstum aufgeben? Zur Struktur wachstumskritischer Argumente. [Giving up on Growth? On the Validity of Post-Growth Arguments]. Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts-und Unternehmensethik (zfwu)/Journal for Business, Economics & Ethics 20(1):5-30. (Working Paper Version)