Climate Change

Climate Economics

Carbon Pricing Paired with Green Bonds

SCEPA economists published a World Bank working paper arguing that both the carbon tax and green bonds are needed to…

Are Central Banks Prepared for the Next Recession?

SCEPA economists worked with the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on their June 2019 evaluation of the IMF’s advice on…

IMF Working Paper: How Climate Disasters Affect Capital

Economist Willi Semmler, director of SCEPA’s Economics of Climate Change project, co-authored an IMF Working Paper modeling how climate disasters…

Sustainability

The Real Driver of Rising Inequality

Wage suppression - not monopoly power - is fueling corporate profits and the growing gap between rich and poor.
Past Event

Policies to Reverse Inequality

Only a power and resource shift from capital to labor can reverse the entrenched trends of inequality.

Resource Library

Economic Growth, Income Distribution & Climate Change

This paper explores how climate damage affects the long-run evolution of the economy.

A Bayesian Latent Variable Mixture Model for Filtering Firm Profit Rate

This paper examines the distribution of profit rates in the United States using firm-level data to examine the theory of the equalization of the rate of profit.

Varieties of Keynesianism

Recent claims from Paul Krugman on the superiority of the IS-LM version of Keynesian economics call for a re-thinking of Keynesian economics.