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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Collateral Damage From Higher Interest Rates

Article | Nov 5, 2022

Why to Be Wary of Another Volcker-Type Monetary Tightening

Inflation in the Time of Corona and War: The Plight of the Developing Economies

Paper Working Paper | | Nov 2022

Fears of ‘stagflation’ have come back to haunt macroeconomic policy makers all over the globe

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA): A Brief Assessment

Article | Sep 15, 2022

Servaas Storm’s commentary for an INET symposium on the Inflation Reduction Act

Inflation in a Time of Corona and War

Article | Jun 6, 2022

Evidence-based answers to the main (policy) questions concerning the return of high inflation

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Global Inflation Today: What Is to Be Done?

PERI Conference, featuring INET Research Director Thomas Ferguson and INET Grantees

Event Conference | Dec 2–Nov 3, 2022

Emerging out of the COVID lockdown, inflation in the U.S. and globally has risen to the highest levels in 40 years. On December 2-3, PERI will host a conference to explore the causes of this global inflation spike. Conference participants will also provide critical perspectives on the austerity macroeconomic policies being implemented globally to control inflation and will propose alternative policies capable of managing inflation without imposing austerity and rising mass unemployment.

Experts on Inflation: Prognosis, Political Fallout and Who’s Really to Blame

Article | Nov 18, 2021

Economists Claudia Sahm, Servaas Storm, and Pia Malaney share their views on the problem that has everyone freaking out. Here’s what it all means for your pocketbook – and your democracy.

Storm and Naastepad’s INET working paper was cited in LSE’s blog on wages in the Eurozone

News Apr 28, 2021

“Some authors argue that the German export success has nothing to do with wage or unit labour cost moderation and is instead due to the country’s high non-price competitiveness.” — Lucio Baccaro and Tobias Tober, LSE

Makronom cites Servass Storm’s INET working paper, Lost in Deflation

News Feb 16, 2021

“That Italy is “lazy to reform” is probably one of the most widespread myths - and has little to do with reality. In 2015, for example, the OECD rated Italy’s reform efforts as significantly higher than those of Germany and France. The Dutch economist Servaas Storm takes the same line. In an in-depth study, he found that Italian politics as a whole adhered much more closely to the (market-liberal) economic policy guidelines of the EU than Germany and France.” — Phillip Heimberger & Nikolaus Kowall, Makronom

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