Dr. Michael Jakob


Dr. Michael Jakob is a Fellow with the Task Force Public Economics. His research interests include:

  • Climate policy, especially in developing countries
  • Economic growth and welfare
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Political Economy of Climate Policy
  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

Before joining MCC, Dr. Michael Jakob spent more than five years as a PhD student and postdoc researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. He holds a PhD in economics from the Technical University of Berlin and has obtained degrees in physics, economics, and international relations from universitites in Munich, St. Gallen, and Geneva.


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