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Former Research Assistant at CEPS
Fluent: Dutch, English;
Proficient: French, Spanish
EducationEconomics, Political Sciences
Wijnand Stoefs was a Research Assistant at the CEPS Carbon Market Forum (Energy and Climate Change Unit). He first joined CEPS in 2013 for one year and left for a brief stint at the Bureau of European Policy Advisors of the European Commission. He dealt with issues related to European and International Environmental and Climate Change policy, specifically Emissions Trading.
Wijnand holds a Master of Science in Economics, with a dissertation on whether bilateral investment treaties actually attract FDI, specifically for developing countries. He also holds an MSc in International and Comparative Politics (dissertation on the micro-economic foundations of the environmental Kuznets hypothesis) and a BA in Economic Sciences, all from the University of Leuven. Before joining CEPS, he worked as an intern at the OECD in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation.
He is presently Researcher at the European Roundtable on Climate and Sustainable Transition (ERCST), a Brussels-based initative of the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).