Dr. Doina Maria Radulescu is Associate Professor for "State and Market" at the Competence Center for Public Management at the University of Bern. After receiving her PhD in economics from the ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and at ETH Zurich. She also spent research periods at Tel Aviv University, Israel and at NHH Bergen in Norway. She specializes in the fields of energy economics and finance. Her publications have appeared in Review of Economic Studies, Energy Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, International Tax and Public Finance, among others. In 2013, together with Peter Egger, she won the Stanley Hoffmann Best Article Award on French politics for her article on family policy and fertility published in the European Journal of Political Economy. Doina Radulescu is a member of the Oeschger Center for Climate Research, the CESifo Network and a member of the Finance Committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik. She has successfully solicited and carried out externally funded projects, for example for the Swiss National Science Foundation or for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.