Climate Change

Climate Economics

Why Carbon Reduction Should Be a Public Service

As the impacts of climate change – from wildfires to flooding – become impossible to ignore, calls to adapt our…

Record Demand for Germany's Debut Green Bond

Research from SCEPA economists studying the economic impacts of climate change and mitigation policies show green bonds have great potential…

Fiscal Policies for a Low-Carbon Economy

The World Bank commissioned a team of New School economists to investigate fiscal policies that will help us move from…

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.