Maximilian Bayer completed a Bachelor of Science in Economics at Universität Hamburg before coming to Berlin to work in the tax policy department of the German Federal Ministry of Finance. During his studies at the Hertie School and his semester abroad at Sciences Po Paris, he focussed on quantitative methods, public economics and financial markets. Maximilian is especially interested in the intersection between these fields and sustainability-related topics, including inequality, climate change and spatial disparities. Moreover, he took part in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Professional Certificate, where he gained expertise in the German coal phase-out.
Master’s thesis title
Horizontal distributional effects of carbon pricing policies in Germany