Servaas Storm

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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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The Secular Stagnation of Productivity Growth

Paper Working Paper Series | | Jan 2020

This paper argues that it is a mistake to dismiss secular demand stagnation as main cause of declining potential growth in the OECD.

Demand-Side Secular Stagnation of Productivity Growth

Article | Jan 30, 2020

Without new economic thinking, macro policy will retain its deflationary biases and secular stagnation remains the ‘normal’.

Summers and the Road to Damascus

Article | Sep 3, 2019

Why Pushing on a String Has Never Worked

How to Ruin a Country in Three Decades

Article | Apr 10, 2019

Italy’s austerity-fueled crisis is a warning to the Eurozone

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Wage Moderation and Productivity in Europe

Article | Jan 28, 2016

Recently, our analysis has been questioned by Servaas Storm who has claimed that it is untenable to blame neo-mercantilist Germany for driving a wedge into the Eurozone. [i] It is shown below that Storm’s critique has a certain aplomb, but lacks substance.

Friendly Fire

Article | Jan 20, 2016

Comments on “German Wage Moderation and the Eurozone Crisis: A Critical Analysis” by Servaas Storm

Behind Europe's Populist Backlash: The Hunger Games of Mainstream Economics

Article | Jan 6, 2015

The turmoil of Brexit and the populist challenge across Europe are consequences of austerity policies that have brought misery to millions of ordinary voters. In this interview first published last January, Servaas Storm warned of the dangers of economic decision making divorced from democracy and from the social consequences of its prescriptions

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