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Teun Schrieks is a PhD candidate at the department of Environmental Economics of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has a research master in Economics from Utrecht University. In his master thesis Teun developed a model to examine the influence of lobbying and time preferences on emission tax policy. After his master, Teun worked for 1 year as junior lecturer at the Utrecht University School of Economics.

Currently, Teun Schrieks is working on the DOWN2EARTH project. This project aims to increase drought resilience and food security in the drylands of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. His research concerns the integration of human behavioural dynamics into agent-based models on drought risk assessment and analyzing the efficiency of policy measures to reduce drought risk.


Behavioural Economics, Environmental Economics.

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2019: MSc Multidisciplinary Economics (Research Master), Utrecht University School of Economics.

2017: BSc Economics and Business Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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