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Dr Eva Deuchert : Associate

Eva was previously Regulatory Affairs Manager at Netze BW and Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Disability and Integration at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. She is affiliated as a Research Fellow at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Eva has a range of teaching experience. She has most recently taught courses on statistics at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and on health, labour and development economics at the University of St Gallen and the African Economic Research Consortium, Tanzania.

She is an applied econometrician, bringing her technical skills to various fields such as regulation, public health and labour economics. She has published more than 20 papers in international peer-reviewed journals.

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Eva speaks English, and German.

Tel: +49 30 7675 99104

Eva's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Expert review for a German electricity distribution network in an appeal against Bundesnetzagentur’s decision on the quality target (2020)

  • Providing advice to a German gas and electricity distribution network on cost of equity (2020)

  • Estimation of cartel damages relating to the high-voltage cables cartel (multiple mandates) (2020–)

  • Expert review for a German electricity distribution network on an appeal against Bundesnetzagentur’s decision on the individual efficiency target (2020)

  • Providing advice to a UK gas distribution network on efficiency benchmarking for Ofgem’s RIIO-GD2 price control period (2020)


  • Bandle, N., Burger, A., Deuchert, E., Gabel, M., Hope, P. and Woolley, F. (2020), ‘Warum die Marktrisikoprämie bei der Bestimmung der regulatorischen Eigenkapitalzinsen deutlich erhöht werden muss’, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 70:12, pp. 58–61.

  • Deuchert, E. and Eugster, B. (2019), ‘Income and Substitution Effects of a Disability Insurance Reform’, Journal of Public Economics.

  • Deuchert, E. and Parthasarathy, S. (2018–19), five-part series of articles on the German energy regulator’s benchmarking framework covering efficiency methods (DEA and SFA), functional form assumptions, cost driver analysis, outlier analysis and model validation, ew–Magazin für die Energiewirtschaft.

  • Deuchert, E., Johanndeiter, S., Rosin, P. and Spiekermann, K. (2018), ‘Warum die Residualmethode bei der Berechnung des generellen sektoralen Produktivitätsfaktors aus rechtlicher und sachlicher Sicht nicht angewendet werden kann’, Netzwirtschaften & Recht, 6/2018.

  • Deuchert, E. (2017), ‘Berechnung des Xgen unter Verwendung von Regressionsmethoden’, Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft, 41.

  • Deuchert, E. and Kauer, L. (2017), ‘Hiring subsidies for people with a disability – Evidence from a small scale social field experiment’, International Labour Review, 136, pp. 277–293.


  • rer. pol. Economics, University of Freiburg, Germany

  • Volkswirt Economics, University of Regensburg, Germany

  • Training in banking, BHF-Bank, Germany

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