Servaas Storm

Servaas Storm is a Dutch economist and author who works on macroeconomics, technological progress, income distribution & economic growth, finance, development and structural change, and climate change.

He is a Senior Lecturer at Delft University of Technology. He obtained a PhD in Economics (in 1992) from Erasmus University Rotterdam. His work has appeared in Cambridge Journal of Economics, Development and Change, Eastern Economic Review, Industrial Relations, International Review of Applied Economics, International Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Journal of Development Economics and Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

His latest book, co-authored by C.W.M. Naastepad, is Macroeconomics Beyond the NAIRU (Harvard University Press, 2012) and winner of the 2013 Myrdal Prize of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy. Servaas Storm is one of the editors of Development and Change and a member of the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Working Group on the Political Economy of Distribution.

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A Reply to Michael Grubb’s Growth-Decarbonization Optimism from Schröder and Storm

Article | Dec 5, 2018

Market tweaks and incentives won’t save us from climate catastrophe. Only radical policy change will.

Economic Growth and Carbon Emissions: The Road to ‘Hothouse Earth’ is Paved with Good Intentions

Paper Working Paper Series | | Dec 2018

Wishful thinking and tinkering won’t cut it. Nothing short of a mass mobilization for deep de-carbonization across the global economy can avert the looming climate catastrophe.

Who Says Labor Laws Are “Luxuries”?

Article | Jun 11, 2018

The World Bank and IMF say developing economies can’t afford to have strong labor laws. Actually, they can’t afford not to.

Labor Institutions and Development Under Globalization

Paper Working Paper Series | | Jun 2018

Labor market regulation is a controversial area of public policy in both developed and developing countries.

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