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. His research focuses on the impact of climate, environment and environmental fiscal policies on economic growth, inequality and sustainable development. His works include empirical analyses as well as theoretical works and quantitative models.

 

CV and Publication List.

 

Work in progress

  • The Impact of Climate Conditions on Economic Production. Evidence from a Global Panel of Regions (with Leonie Wenz). Working Paper
  • Knowing the Damages is not Enough: The General Equilibrium Impacts of Climate Change. With Ottmar Edenhofer. CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5862
  • Coal and Economic Development - An econometric analysis (with L. Montrone and J. Steckel)
  • Climate change, local resource, and the slow demographic transition in stagnant Africa (with T. Dao)

 

News

(see also https://twitter.com/mkalkuhl)

 

Teaching (University of Potsdam)

  • Winter term 2019/2020: Economics of Climate Change (Lecture)
  • Summer term 2019: Climate Change and Fiscal Policy (Seminar)

For writing Master theses, see additional information.


Latest Publications

Otto, C., Piontek, F., Kalkuhl, M., Frieler, K., 2020

Event-based models to understand the scale of the impact of extremes

Nature Energy
Type
Peer Review
Kalkuhl, M., Schwerhoff, G., Waha, K., 2020

Land tenure, climate and risk management

Ecological  Economics
Type
Peer Review
Sedova, B., Kalkuhl, M., 2020

Who are the climate migrants and where do they go? Evidence from rural india

World Development
Type
Peer Review
Sedova, B., Kalkuhl, M. and Mendelsohn, R., 2019

Distributional Impacts of Weather and Climate in Rural India

Economics of Disasters and Climate Change
Type
Peer Review
Kalkuhl, M., Steckel, J.C., Montrone, L., Jakob, M., Peters, J., Edenhofer, O., 2019

Successful coal phase-out requires new models of development

Nature Energy
Type
Peer Review

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