Marijn Ton is a PhD candidate in the department of Water and Climate Risk of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics & Governance at Wageningen University and then continued her studies at VU Amsterdam, where she completed a master’s degree in Econometrics & Operations Research. In her Master thesis she explored the relationship between CO2 emissions and GDP for a large sample of countries using Kalman filtering techniques.
In her PhD research, she studies coastal migration caused by climate change and sea level rise. She develops a global agent based model to simulate migration flows between 2020-2100 integrating flood projections and human migration decisions. Her work is part of the COASTMOVE project.
Agent-based modelling, flood risk assessments and adaptation.
2020: MSc Econometrics & Operations Research, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
2018: BSc Economics & Governance, Wageningen University.
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