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Dr. David Klenert

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Email:  klenert [at] pik-potsdam.de

 

David Klenert is currently employed as a post-doctoral researcher at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC). He worked as a research associate at PIK in the policy instruments group of Research Domain III (Sustainable Solutions) from 2012-2015 on the distributional effects of common good policies. He holds a M.Sc. in physics of the ETH Zurich and a PhD in economics from the Technical University Berlin. His interests include environmental and public economics, as well as questions of (optimal) taxation and redistribution.

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Schwerhoff G., Dao Nguyen, T., Edenhofer, O., Grimalda, G., Jakob, M., Klenert, D., Siegmeier, J., (2017) Policy options for a socially balanced climate policy. The Economics E-Journal 11, No. 2017-20.

Klenert, D., Schwerhoff, G., Edenhofer, O., Mattauch, L. (2016) Environmental Taxation, Inequality and Engel's Law: The Double Dividend of Redistribution. Environmental and Resource Economics, doi:10.1007/s10640-016-0070-y.

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., Edenhofer, O., Lessmann, K. (2016) Infrastructure and Inequality: Insights from Incorporating Key Economic Facts about Household Heterogeneity. Macroeconomic Dynamics, first view. doi:10.1017/S1365100516000432

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., (2016) How to make a carbon tax reform progressive: The role of subsistence consumption. Economics Letters 138, pp. 100-103.

Mattauch, L., Edenhofer, O., Klenert, D., Bénard, S. (2016) Distributional effects of public investment when wealth and classes are back. Metroeconomica, 67 (3), pp. 603-629.

 

Recent working papers

Mattauch, L.,  Klenert, D., Stiglitz, J.E., Edenhofer, O., (2017) Piketty Meets Pasinetti: On Public Investment and Intelligent Machinery.

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., (2015) How to make a carbon tax reform progressive: The role of subsistence consumption. MPRA Paper No. 65919

Siegmeier, J., Mattauch, L., Franks, M, Klenert, D., Schultes, A., Edenhofer, O. (2015) A Public Finance Perspective on Climate Policy: Six Interactions That May Enhance Welfare. FEEM Nota di lavoro, 31.2015

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., Edenhofer, O., Lessmann, K. (2014) Infrastructure and Inequality: Insights from Incorporating Key Economic Facts about Household Heterogeneity. CESifo Working Paper No. 4972

Mattauch, L., Edenhofer, O., Klenert, D., Bénard, S. (2014) Public Investment When Capital is Back - Distributional Effects of Heterogeneous Saving Behavior. CESifo Working Paper No. 4714

 

Other publications

World Bank Policy Brief (2017) Policy Options for a Socially Balanced Climate Policy.

International Panel on Social Progress (2017) Contributing author. Chapter 4: Economic Growth, Human Development and Planetary Welfare.

Klenert, D., (2016) Common Goods & Distribution. Public Finance and Environmental Policy in an Unequal World. PhD thesis, TU Berlin. http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-5567

 

Presentations

28 June - 1 July 2017 European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) Annual Conference. Athens, Greece. "Making Carbon Pricing Work"

19 - 23 June 2017, International Economic Association World Congress. Mexico City. ``Piketty meets Pasinetti: On public investment and intelligent machinery'' (invited talk)

17 May 2017, Symposium for the High-Level Commission on Carbon Pricing. Paris. ``Making Carbon Pricing Work'' (invited talk)

9 - 11 June 2016, AERE Summer Conference, Breckenridge, CO (organized by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists), title of the presentation: "How to design a progressive environmental tax reform"

21 - 22 April 2016, Annual Tinbergen Conference, Amsterdam (organized by the Tinbergen Institute), title of the presentation: "Carbon taxation and inequality. How should carbon tax proceeds be recycled?"

24 - 27 June 2015, EAERE 2015, Helsinki (organized by the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists), title of the presentation: "Carbon taxes, inequality and Engel's law"

15 April 2015, Volkswirtschaftliches Doktorandenseminar der Uni Leipzig, title of the presentation: "Infrastructure and inequality:
insights from incorporating key economic facts about household heterogeneity"

29 - 30 January 2015, GGKP 2015, Venice (organized by the Green Growth Knowledge Platform), title of the presentation: "The distributional incidence of carbon taxation: the double dividend of redistribution"

20 - 23 August 2014, IIPF 2014, Lugano (organized by the International Institute of Public Finance), title of the presentation: "Public investment when capital is back - Distributional effects of heterogenous saving behavior"

10 - 13 July 2014, PET 14, Seattle (organized by the Association for Public Economic Theory), title of the presentation: "Infrastructure and inequality:  insights from incorporating heterogeneous saving behavior"

 

 

 

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