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Andreas Schaefer joined the department in September 2017 as a Senior Lecturer (the UK equivalent of Associate Professor). Previously, Andreas was an Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and Leipzig University (Germany), a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) and a visiting scholar at the Vienna University of Technology. Andreas holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rostock (Germany) and a Master's Degree in Economics from the Leibniz University in Hannover (Germany).

His main research interests lie in the fields of Economic Growth and Development, Environmental Economics and Economic Inequality. Andreas' research has been published in journals such as Journal of International Economics, European Economic Review, Environmental and Resource Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics.

Research Interests:

Economic Growth/Dynamic Macroeconomics
Environmental Economics
Population Economics

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Research Output

Inequality, Survival to Adulthood, and the Growth Drag of Pollution

Schaefer, A., 31 Jan 2020, In : Oxford Economic Papers. 72, 1, p. 59-79 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The U-shape of income inequality over the 20th century: The role of education

Klaus Prettner, 21 Mar 2020, (Acceptance date) In : The Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of green preferences on the relevance of history versus expectations

Schaefer, A. & Stuenzi, A., 31 Dec 2019, In : Environment and Development Economics. 24, 6, p. 583-607 25 p.

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Higher education and the fall and rise of inequality

Schaefer, A. & Prettner, K., 2018, (BATH ECONOMICS RESEARCH PAPERS ; vol. 76, no. 18).

Research output: Working paper