Dr. Manuela Fritz - Incoming

Dr. Manuela Fritz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Professorship of Public Policy for the Green Transition and the Professorship for Global Health (Prof. Steinert). Within the scope of her DFG-funded research project “Mercury Rising”, she investigates the health consequences of climate change and the relationship between climate shocks and investment decisions for climate adaptation measures.

Her further research interests lie in the area of ​​development and health economics. In her works, she applies in particular microeconomic and -econometric methods and relies on insurance data, social network data, geodata, climate simulation and health simulation models as well as primary data collected in the field via household surveys.

Before joining the team at TUM, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She completed her PhD as part of a joint doctorate at the University of Passau and the University of Groningen.

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