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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Bernanke and Blanchard’s Obsession with the Wage-Price Spiral

Article | Apr 8, 2024

Bernanke and Blanchard have made another failed attempt to salvage establishment macroeconomics after the massive onslaught of adverse inflationary circumstances with which it could evidently not contend.

Tilting at Windmills: Bernanke and Blanchard’s Obsession with the Wage-Price Spiral

Paper Working Paper | | Apr 2024

How convincing is the model analysis by Bernanke and Blanchard? How empirically relevant are their mechanisms causing inflation – and how robust and plausible are their econometric findings?

Unhappy New Year: How Austerity is Making a Comeback in Berlin and Brussels

Article | Jan 4, 2024

Germany’s debt brake and EU fiscal rules will make it well neigh impossible for EU countries to fund the investments needed to decarbonize their economies.

The Dutch Earthquake

Article | Nov 30, 2023

Why did so many Dutch voters vote for the far-right Geert Wilders?

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Storm’s INET funded research is discussed in Naked Capitalism

News Jan 25, 2021

“One of the main reasons Italy’s economy is in such dire straits is its strict adherence to the EMU’s macroeconomic rule book — in particular the rules on fiscal austerity and structural reforms — as Dutch economist Servaas Storm painstakingly details in his article ‘Italy: How to Ruin a Country in Three Decades’” — Nick Corbishley, Naked Capitalism

Are Economists Blocking Progress on Climate Change?

Article | Jun 24, 2019

By promoting unrealisitc models, economists have become part of problem rather than the solution

Vox Features INET Climate Research

News Dec 31, 2018

Vox features INET’s package of climate research

The Intercept Features INET Climate Research

News Dec 5, 2018

The Intercept highlights INET research from Enno Schröder and Servaas Storm and Gregor Semieniuk, Lance Taylor, and Armon Rezai

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