Public Economics

Büro / Office 5.32.1

Maja Zarkovic
Assistant / PhD candidate
Maja Zarkovic
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ
Öffentliche Finanzen

Assistant / PhD candidate

WWZ / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 55 29

I am a PhD student and Assistant in Public Finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Fields of interest

Primary: Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
Secondary: Climate Policy Evaluation

Working Papers and Work in Progress

  • “A carbon horse race: Abatement subsidies vs. permit trading in Switzerland” with Beat Hintermann (WWZ Discussion Paper Nummer 2020/05)
  • “Cap-and-trade and produce at least cost? Investigating firm behavior under the EU ETS” (JMP)
  • “Productivity and cost pass-through in the German manufacturing Sector” with Beat Hintermann, Corrado Di Maria and Ulrich Wagner
  • “On Cost-Effectiveness of Emissions Trading Schemes”  with Beat Hintermann and Corrado Di Maria


2015:  MSc. Energy Science and Technology, ETH Zurich

2013:  BSc. Electrical Engineering (Energetics and Mechatronics), University of Ljubljana


University of Basel:

  • Öffentliche Finanzen: HS 17,18
  • Aktuelle Themen der Ökonomie: FS 16,17,18,19, 20
  • Bachelor Seminar in Public Economics: FS 17,18,19
  • Master Seminar in Public Economics: FS 17,18,19, 20

ETH Zürich:

  • Principles of Microeconomics HS 14,15
  • Energy Economics and Policy FS15


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