Tobias currently works at the OECD, which he joined through the Young Professionals Programme in 2019. At the OECD, Tobias works on empirical evaluations of environmental policies.

Tobias holds a PhD in Environmental Economics from the LSE. His PhD research focused on low-carbon innovation, competitiveness and environmental policy evaluations using firm-level data. He also worked on distributional topics of environmental policies. Tobias holds an MSc and BSc from the LSE.


Tobias holds a BSc and an MSc in Environmental Economics from the LSE.

Tobias has worked as a consultant for the OECD and has acquired work experience on low-carbon development strategies with the GIZ in Costa Rica.

Research Interests

  • Environmental policy evaluation
  • Low-carbon innovation
  • Firm competitiveness
  • Distributional aspects of environmental policies


Research - 2023

Research - 2022

Using a representative sample of the UK population, the authors of this paper use a discrete choice experiment to explore the way in which distributional considerations drive respondent decisions in two dimensions: (a) among recipients of adaptation finance in recipient developing countries, and (b) among those who contribute to this finance (via taxation). Read more

Research - 2020

Research - 2019

Research - 2018


Policy - 2020

Policy - 2018

This special report for the LSE Growth Commission shows why it is sensible for environmental sustainability to be at the heart of the UK’s growth strategy and how this can be achieved, setting out recommendations for government across the areas of innovation, infrastructure, skills and cities. Read more


News - 2019

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