About Nicole Andréa Mathys
Nicole A. Mathys did her undergraduate studies in economics at the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland) with one year Erasmus Exchange at the University of East Anglia (Norwich UK). After a master she obtained her PhD in Economics entitled "Five Essays in Trade and the Environment and Economic Geography" in 2007 at the University of Lausanne. She has then been working on projects for the WTO and the EPF Lausanne. From 2008-2013 she worked at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy where she was responsible for the socio-economic research program and contributed to the preparation of the new energy strategy 2050. She also acted as deputy head of the unit “market regulation”. Since 2013 she changed to the Federal Office for Spatial Development where she is head of the unit “Fundamental policy questions”. The unit provides data, modeling results and economic analysis for questions related to spatial development and transportation. At the same time she is lecturer and researcher at the University of Neuchâtel.