Riekhof, Marie-Catherine, Dr.

Dr. Marie-Catherine Riekhof

Makroökonomie, Gersbach 

ZUE  D 15 

Zürichbergstrasse 18

8092 Zürich


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Research Interests

  • Management of renewable resources
  • Climate change economics
  • Development economics
  • Decisions under risk

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2017 Does the adverse announcement effect of climate policy matter? - A dynamic general equilibrium analysis (with Johannes Bröcker) in Climate Change Economics, forthcoming.
Working paper (based on a model version starting in 2005)

Matlab-codes for the updated model version starting in 2015 can be found here (ZIP, 22 KB), details on the model, on running the code and some results can be found here (PDF, 591 KB).


2011 Predicting freight flows in a globalising world (with Johannes Bröcker and Artem Korzhenevych) in Research in Transportation Economics
Abstract (PDF, 43 KB)


Submitted Papers

2017 Development in a dual economy: The importance of resource-use regulation (with Frederik Noack and Martin Quaas)
Working paper (different working paper title)
State: Revise and resubmit


2017 Economic growth and the depletion or conservation of renewable natural resources (with Esther Regnier and Martin Quaas)
Abstract (PDF, 30 KB)
State: Revise and resubmit


Technology treaties and climate change (with Hans Gersbach)
Working paper
State: Submitted


2017 The insurance premium in the interest rates of interlinked loans in
a small-scale fishery
Working paper
State: Submitted


2017 Will Credit Market Improvements Lead to More Education for the Rural Poor? (with Frederik Noack)
Working paper (different working paper title)
State: Submitted


(Some) Current Work

Biodiversity, weather shocks and rural incomes in the tropics (with Frederik Noack and Salvatore Di Falco)
Draft version (PDF, 388 KB)


Professional identity and the gender gap in risk-taking. Evidence from a field experiment with scientists (with Moritz A. Drupp, Menusch Khadjavi and Rudi Voss)
Working paper (PDF, 630 KB)


Carbon Pricing and Innovation (with Hans Gersbach)


Risk-taking and Background Risk: Evidence from Senegalese Fishermen (with Linda Kleemann)


Current and Previous Positions

  • Post-doctoral researcher at ETH Zürich
    (since April 2015)
  • 2014 – 2015 Researcher at the Chair for Environmental, Resource and Ecological Economics (Prof. Dr. Martin Quaas) as part of the BMBF-funded project `ECCUITY', Kiel/Germany
  • 2009 – 2014 Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, and Researcher at the Institute for Regional Research (Prof. Dr. Johannes Bröcker), Kiel/Germany
  • 2010 – 2011 World Bank Consultant for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project in Orissa/India.
  • 2008 – 2012 Consultant at UNICconsult Strategieentwicklung GmbH, Goettingen/Germany
  • 2008 – 2009 Research Assistant at the EU-Project TEN-CONNECT: Estimation of border barriers, (Prof. Dr. Johannes Bröcker), Kiel/Germany
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