Sandra Kretschmer completed a M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Bayreuth and the University of Dundee and holds a B.A. in International Economics and Development from the University of Bayreuth. Since May 2017, she works as a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Chair of Economic Theory at the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg and at the Energy Campus Nürnberg. In addition, she is a member of the International Graduate Program Evidence-Based Economics at the LMU Munich. Her main research interests are Energy and Environmental Economics, Behavioural Economics, Applied Econometrics and Machine Learning.