Paul Lohmann

Research Associate

El-Erian Institute of Behavioural Economics and Policy

BSc (University of Kent), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)

My research examines behaviour change for sustainable development; behavioural public policy with a focus on sustainable food policy; design and empirical evaluation of environmental policy instruments; experimental research designs, field experiments, microeconometrics and causal inference.

Paul Lohmann.

Professional experience

Paul is a postdoctoral research associate at the El-Erian Institute of Behavioural Economics and Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He is an applied economist by training and holds a PhD in behavioural environmental economics and an MPhil in environmental policy from the University of Cambridge. His research takes an interdisciplinary approach, utilising applied economic methods such as microeconometrics and randomised controlled experiments to explore human decision-making and well-being in the face of climate change. His broad research interests are concerned with increasing individual and societal welfare by applying behavioural insights to pressing public policy challenges, with a current focus on sustainable food policy.

Selected publications

Lohmann, P.M., Gsottbauer, E., You, J. and Kontoleon, A. (2023) “Anti-social behaviour and economic decision-making: panel experimental evidence in the wake of COVID-19.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 206: 136-171 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2022.12.007)

Lohmann, P.M., Gsottbauer, E., Doherty, A. and Kontoleon, A. (2022) “Do carbon footprint labels promote climatarian diets? Evidence from a large-scale field experiment.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 114: 102693 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2022.102693)

Lohmann, P., Pondorfer, A. and Rehdanz, K. (2019) “Natural hazards and well-being in a small-scale island society.” Ecological Economics, 159: 344-353 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.12.023)

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