Rafael Postpischil is working as a research fellow at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) since Mid-2017, focusing on economic environmental policy and resource policy. He holds a joint masters degree in Environmental Policy and Planning from the Free University Berlin and the Technical University Berlin as well as a bachelors degree in political science and economics from the University of Mannheim.
In his master thesis on the credibility of the European Union Emissions Trading System, he examined empirically the expectations of market participants towards the system in light of the EU’s long-term climate targets. In another research project, he studied the societal effects of support policies for renewable energy. Alongside his degrees, he worked as an intern at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, the Öko-Institut and the Wuppertal Institut.
Key research areas
Economic environmental policy instruments, resource policy, climate policy, energy policy