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

Kalkuhl, M., Flachsland, C., Knopf, B., Amberg, M., Bergmann, T., Kellner, M., Stüber, S., Haywood, L., Roolfs, C., Edenhofer, O. , 2022

Auswirkungen der Energiepreiskrise auf Haushalte in Deutschland: sozialpolitische Herausforderungen und Handlungsoptionen

MCC-Arbeitspapier
Type
Arbeitspapiere
Franks, M., Kalkuhl, M., Lessmann, K., 2022

Optimal Pricing for Carbon Dioxide Removal Under Inter-Regional Leakage

CEPA Discussion Papers
Type
Peer Review
Fuss, S., Gruner, F., Hilaire, J., Kalkuhl, M., Knapp, J., Lamb, W., Merfort, A., Meyer, H., Minx, J., Strefler, J., 2022

CO2-Entnahmen: Notwendigkeit und Regulierungsoptionen

Studie im Auftrag der Wissenschaftsplattform Klimaschutz
Type
Sonstige
Gruner, F., Fuss, S., Kalkuhl, M., Minx, J., Strefler, J., Merfort, A. , 2022

Wie CO2-Entnahmen helfen können, die Klimaziele zu erreichen

Klima und Recht
Type
Sonstige
Flachsland, C., aus dem Moore, N., Müller, T., Kemmerzell, J., Edmondson, D., Görlach, B., Kalkuhl, M., Knodt, M., Knopf, B., Levi, S., Luderer, G., Pahle, M. , 2021

Kurzdossier: Wie die Governance der deutschen Klimapolitik gestärkt werden kann

Ariadne-Kurzdossier
Type
Arbeitspapiere