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Dr. Sven Kunze

Dr. Sven Kunze

Dr. Sven Kunze

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Zentrum Natürliche Ressourcen
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 51 71

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Postdoctoral researcher

Expertise and research interests

Economics of Climate Change
Environmental Economics
Political Economy
Spatial Data Analysis

Educational background

2015-2021, PhD in Economics, Heidelberg University
2012-2015, M.Sc. in Economics, Heidelberg University
2007-2011, B.A. in Political Science and Economics, University of Tübingen


Conference contributions, peer-reviewed

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW


Kunze, S. (2021), Unraveling the Effects of Tropical Cyclones on Economic Sectors Worldwide: Direct and Indirect Impacts, Environmental and Resource Economics 78, 545–569.

Eichenauer, V. Z., A. Fuchs, S. Kunze, E. Strobl (2020), Distortions in Aid Allocation of United Nations Flash Appeals: Evidence from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, World Development 136, 105023.

Working Paper:

Schneider, S. A., S. Kunze (2021), Disastrous Discretion: Ambiguous Decision Situations Foster Political Favoritism, KOF Working Papers 491.

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