Prof. Dr. Matthias Kalkuhl

Head of working group Economic Growth and Human Development

Prof. Dr. Matthias Kalkuhl

Matthias Kalkuhl is head of the working group Economic Growth and Human Development. He is professor on Climate Change, Development and Economic Growth at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam. Additionally, he is co-lead of the PIK-MCC future lab "Public Economics and Climate Finance" (with Kai Lessmann).

His research focuses on carbon pricing, fiscal and tax policies as well as macroeconomic and distributional aspects of climate policy.

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Contributions to Policy Debates

Current Research Projects

  • ARIADNE (BMBF)
  • CLEANUP (DFG) - The Public Economics of Carbon Dioxide Removal
  • Green Recovery (VW Stiftung) - Aligning Short-term Stimuli with Long-term Climate Goals
  • ROCHADE (BMBF)

 

Work in progress

 

Teaching (University of Potsdam)

  • Winter term 2021/2022: Economics of Climate Change (Lecture; Master program)
  • Winter term 2021/2022: Economics of Global Commons Climate Change (Lecture; Bachelor program, formerly "Internationale Wirtschaftspolitik II")
  • Summer term 2021: Environmental Policy (Seminar)
  • For writing Master theses, see additional information.

 

Latest Publications

Roolfs, C., Kalkuhl, M., Amberg, M., Bergmann, T., Kellner, M., 2021

Documentation of the CO2-price incidence webtool "MCC CO2-Preis-Rechner"

Zenodo
Type
Sonstige
Baldenius, T., Bernstein, T., Kalkuhl, M., Kleist-Retzow, M., Koch, N., 2021

Ordnungsrecht oder Preisinstrumente? Zur Verteilungswirkung von Klimaschutzmaßnahmen im Verkehr

ifo-Schnelldienst
Type
Sonstige
Kalkuhl, M., Knopf, B., Edenhofer, O., 2021

CO2-Bepreisung: Mehr Klimaschutz mit mehr Gerechtigkeit

MCC Working Paper
Type
Arbeitspapiere
Kalkuhl, M., et al., 2021

Reformoptionen für ein nachhaltiges Steuer- und Abgabensystem

Ariadne-Kurzdossier
Type
Sonstige
Kotz, M., Wenz, L., Stechemesser, A., Kalkuhl, M., Levermann, A., 2021

Day-to-day temperature variability reduces economic growth

Nature Climate Change
Type
Peer Review