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.

Selected publications

  • 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.
  • Deuchert, E., Huber, M. and Schelker, M. (2017), ‘Direct and indirect effects based on difference-in-differences with an application to political preferences following the Vietnam draft lottery’, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.
  • Deuchert, E., Kauer, L., Liebert, H. and Wuppermann, C. (2017), ‘Disability discrimination in higher education: analyzing the quality of counseling services’, Education Economics, pp. 1–14.
  • Huber, M. and Deuchert, E. (2017), ‘A Cautionary Tale About Control Variables in IV Estimation’, Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics.
  • Deuchert, E. (2016), ‘Die Berücksichtigung von Spitzenkappung in der Anreizregulierung’, Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft, 40.
  • Deuchert, E. and Liebert, H. (2016), ‘Aging faster in office? The effect of extended service in political office on longevity’, Applied Economics Letters, 23:7, pp. 510–515.
  • Deuchert, E. and Streb, S. (2016), ‘Ist ein Xgen von Null für die dritte Regulierungsperiode gerechtfertigt?’, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 66.
  • Bütler, M., Deuchert, E., Lechner, M. Staubli, S. and Thiemann, P. (2015), ‘Financial work incentives for disability benefit recipients: lessons from a randomised field experiment’, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 4:18.
  • Deuchert, E. and Felfe, C. (2015), ‘The Tempest: Short- and Long-Term Consequences of a Natural Disaster for Children’s Development’, European Economic Review, 80, pp. 280–294.
  • Deuchert, E. and Gabel, M. (2015), ‘Berücksichtigung von Faktorpreisen bei der Berechnung von Effizienzwerten’, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 9.
  • Deuchert, E. and Streb, S. (2015), ‘Warum die Bundesnetzagentur beim Zeitverzug irrt’, Zeitschrift für Energie, Markt, Wettbewerb, 4/2015.
  • Deuchert, E. and Wunsch, C. (2014), ‘Evaluating Nationwide Health Interventions: Malawi’s ITN Distribution Program’, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 177:2, pp. 523–552.
  • Cabus, S., Deuchert, E. and Tafreschi, D. (2013), ‘A Short Note on Economic Development and Socioeconomic Inequality in Female Body Weight’, Health Economics, 23:7, pp. 861–869.


  • rer. pol. Economics, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Volkswirt Economics, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Training in banking, BHF-Bank, Germany