Climate Change

Climate Economics

SCEPA's Willi Semmler on His Students and Shaping the Future

Willi Semmler, NSSR’s Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development, says his students reflect the spirit of the time and…

How and Why COVID-19 Reconstruction Must Initiate the Great Green Transition

A recent article from Intereconomics, co-authored by Willi Semmler, director of SCEPA’s Economics of Climate Change project, argues that as…

Climate Change Policies And COVID-19 Relief Are Not Mutually Exclusive

The Journal Makronom, based in Germany, recently published a piece co-authored by Economist Willi Semmler, director of SCEPA’s Economics of…

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.