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 internships and writing Master theses, see additional information.

 

Latest Publications

Strefler, J., Merfort, A., Fuss, S., Kalkuhl, M., Gruner, F. , 2021

Ariadne-Report - Deutschland auf dem Weg zur Klimaneutralität 2045. Szenarien und Pfade im Modellvergleich

Ariadne Projekt
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Sonstige
Roolfs, C., Kalkuhl, M., 2021

Bepreisung externer Kosten als Weg zu einer nachhaltigen Steuerreform

Ökologisches Wirtschaften
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Bachelet, M., Kalkuhl, M., Koch, N. , 2021

What If Working from Home Will Stick? Distributional and Climate Impacts for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper
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Peer Review
Roolfs, C., Kalkuhl, M., Amberg, M., Bergmann, T., Kellner, M., 2021

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

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

Ordnungsrecht oder Preisinstrumente? Zur Verteilungswirkung von Klimaschutzmaßnahmen im Verkehr

ifo-Schnelldienst
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