Benjamin Fischer joined Agora Verkehrswende in January 2021. He is responsible for projects in transport economics, particularly those concerned with the distributional effects of transport policy instruments and the socially equitable design of associated tax and levy systems.
Benjamin also works as a research associate in the Department of Economics at Freie Universität Berlin, where he is writing his dissertation on the distributional effects of carbon pricing in the heating and transport sectors, among other topics. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Economics from Freie Universität Berlin.
Song choice for the Agora Verkehrswende Mix: The Walker (Fitz and The Tantrums).