Dr. Kerstin Burghaus is part of the Task Force Public Economics. The focus of her research is on
- Environment, climate and economic growth
- Innovation and technical change
- Climate policy
- Intergenerational redistribution
Further research interests lie in the fields of political economy and behavioral economics.
Kerstin Burghaus studied Economics at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. She obtained her doctoral degree at the University of Cologne where she investigated the relation between endogenous growth, technical change and pollution control in a Schumpeterian growth model with green innovation.
Burghaus, K., Funk, P. (2016): Endogenous Growth, Green Innovation and GDP Deceleration in a World with Polluting Production Inputs, University of Cologne, Working Paper Series in Economics No. 84
Dao Nguyen, T., Burghaus, K. (2016): Self-enforcing intergenerational social contract as a source of Pareto improvement and pollution mitigation, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5896