Jan-Erik Thie works at Ecologic Institute Berlin as a Research Assistant. His main research topics are international economics as well as climate and energy economics. He is a native German speaker, fluent in English and has good knowledge of Spanish.
At Ecologic Institute, Jan-Erik Thie works on various economics-related topics. His research covers, for instance, the employment effects of climate adaptation investments, the EU Emission Trading System and various energy-specific issues.
Before joining Ecologic Institute, Jan-Erik Thie worked as a Project Assistant for adelphi Consult in the field of energy efficiency and energy economics for two years. He wrote studies, analyzed economic effects in the energy sector and supported the organization of various workshops. Prior to that, he worked at the NGO PowerShift and wrote a study there about the potential effects of CETA for the cultural sector in the EU.
Alongside his work at Ecologic Institute, Jan-Erik Thie is studying for his Master's in economics at the University of Potsdam. He graduated as a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Administration as well as Economics – also from the University Potsdam. During the Bachelor's, he studied politics for a semester at the Complutense University of Madrid in Spain.