Raphaela Andrea Kotsch is a Ph.D. student at the chair of Political Economy and Development. Her PhD supervisors are Prof. Dr. Katharina Michaelowa (UZH), Prof. Dr. Regina Betz (ZHAW) and Prof. Dr. Tobias Schmidt (ETH). She holds a BSc in Economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and a MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics.
Her work lies at the intersection of climate policy, environmental economics and machine learning. Raphaela Andreas Kotsch’s research deals with carbon pricing, with an emphasis on carbon markets and the application of natural language processing (NLP), network analysis and machine learning methods in this field.
Raphaela Andreas Kotsch is funded through the DIZH Fellowship (2021-2023) and is part of the Excellence PhD Programme of the Digital Society Initiative (DSI) at UZH.
She is board member and community lead for economics & markets at Climate Change AI (https://www.climatechange.ai), where she strives to bridge between economics, the computational and climate social sciences.