Postdoctoral Researcher, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Christine Merk works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (Kiel, Germany). One of her main research interests are individuals’ trade-offs between mitigation and climate engineering technologies. She conducts economic experiments integrating concepts from the psychology of risk perception to learn more about individuals’ perceptions of and reactions to climate engineering. Furthermore, she researches the effects of nudging interventions on sustainable consumption in field experiments. Her background is in political and administration science, and she holds a PhD in Economics from Kiel University.