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Dr. David Klenert

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Email:  klenert [at] pik-potsdam.de

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David Klenert is a post-doctoral researcher in economics. 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 an MSc in physics of the ETH Zurich and a PhD in economics from the Technical University Berlin. His research interests include environmental and public economics, as well as questions of (optimal) taxation and redistribution.

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Franks, M., Klenert, D., Schultes, A., Lessmann, K., Edenhofer, O. (2018). Is Capital Back? The Role of Land Ownership and Savings Behavior. International Tax and Public Finance, online first. DOI: 10.1007/s10797-018-9486-3.

Klenert, D., Mattauch, L., Edenhofer, O., Lessmann, K. (2018) Infrastructure and Inequality: Insights from Incorporating Key Economic Facts about Household Heterogeneity. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 22 (4).

Siegmeier, J., Mattauch, L., Franks, M., Klenert, D., Schultes, A., Edenhofer, O., (2017) The fiscal benefits of stringent climate change mitigation: an overview. Climate Policy 18 (3).

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., (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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