Dr. Arpita Khanna

Resources & Transport

Special Expertise

  • Statistical & Econometric Modeling
  • Price elasticity & heterogeneity
  • Quantifying the impact of climate policy instruments

Key Projects

  • Further development of climate protection measures in transport
  • Analysis of a new carbon market for road transport: quantification of the short-term response potential to carbon price increase


  • since April 2022: Researcer, Öko-Institut, Resources & Transport Division
  • 2019-2022: Research Associate, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Networked Energy Systems, Energy Economics Group, Stuttgart
  • 2016-2017: Postdoc, University of Konstanz, Chair of International Politics
  • Sep-Nov 2015: Guest Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Oslo
  • Nov-Dec 2013: Research Assistant, University of Konstanz, Communication, Networks & Contention Research Group
  • 2012-2013: Associate Fellow, The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi
  • 2009-2012: Research Associate, The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi,
  • May-Jul 2008: Intern, United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)
  • 2006-2007: Analyst, American Express

Professional Training

  • 2013-2017: PhD, Political Economy, University of Konstanz
  • 2007-2009: MA in Economics (with specialization in world economy), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
  • 2003-2006: BA in Economics, University of Delhi

Language Skills

  • English (proficient)
  • Hindi (mother tongue)
  • German