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Antonia Kurz is a PhD candidate at the department of Spatial Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her supervisors are prof. dr. Carolyn Fischer and dr. Gerard van der Meijden.

She is interested in studying the impacts of environmental regulation on international trade and market power, especially the heterogeneous effects across firm size and sectors.

She holds a MPhil in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute, a MSc in Economics from the Universiteit van Amsterdam, and a BA in Business Administration from the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.


Research interests: Environmental Economics, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Trade


  • Environmental Economics (BSc), with Gerard van der Meijden and Marta Talevi
  • Inclusive Growth and Sustainability (BSc), with Marjan Hofkes and Peter Lanjouw
  • Economics of Climate Change (MSc), with Steven Poelhekke and Richard Tol

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