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Franziska Gaupp

Guest Research Scholar

Equity and Justice Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Franziska Gaupp is a guest research scholar in the Equity and Justice (EQU) Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Program. She is interested in food systems and systemic risk modeling and has experience in systems analysis using quantitative and qualitative methods to foster transformative change towards a resilient future. In addition to her research, she hosts The Food Systems Podcast where she talks to different actors in the global food system.

Gaupp joined IIASA after completing a DPhil (PhD) at the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford, UK, where she investigated global water security in major river basins and simultaneous climate risks to agriculture in the global breadbaskets. She also holds an MSc in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and a BSc in Economics from the Freie Universitat in Berlin, Germany.

Last update: 01 FEB 2022


Sperling, F., Havlik, P. , Denis, M., Valin, H. , Palazzo, A. , Gaupp, F., & Visconti, P. (2022). Toward resilient food systems after COVID-19. Current Research in Environmental Sustainability 4 e100110. 10.1016/j.crsust.2021.100110.

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