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Armon Rezai

Univ.Prof. Dr. Armon Rezai
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CV

since 2018
Professor
2015-2018
Associate Professor
2014-2016
External Research Affiliate (OxCARRE, Oxford University)
2012-2013
Visiting Chair in Energy Economics (University of Cologne)
since 2011
Guest Research Scholar, IIASA
2009
Visiting Researcher, UC Berkeley
2009
Research Intern, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research
2009-2015
Assistent Professor
2008
CAPORDE, University of Cambridge
2006-2009
PhD in Economics, New School for Social Research
2006-2007
Short Term Consultant, The World Bank
2004
Visiting Student, London School of Economics

Researcher Identifier

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Awards and Honors

2015-2017
FWF Schrödinger Fellowship
2015
Egon-Matzner-Preis
Post-Doc Forschungsvertrag "Political Economy of Environmental Policy"
2011
WU Visiting Fellow at UC Berkeley
2009
Marshallstipendiat
2007-2008
Dean's Fellowship, New School for Social Research
University Fellowship, New School for Social Research
2005-2009
Fulbright Fellowship
2001-2004
Leistungsstipendium

Classifications

  • 2928 Environmental economics (Details)
  • 5325 Political economics (Details)
  • 5334 Political economic policy (Details)
  • 5335 Political economic theory (Details)
  • 5341 Economic policy (Details)
  • 5353 Environmental economics (Details)
  • 5924 Environmental economics (Details)

Expertise

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Activities

Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2015 Science
  since 2015 International Economic Review
  since 2014 Nature Climate Change
  since 2014 Economic Modelling
  since 2013 Environment and Development Economics
  since 2011 Journal of Econmic Dynamics and Control
  since 2010 Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  since 2010 Ecological Economics
Position in administration
  2012-2014 AG Karriereentwicklung

Publications

Journal article

2019 van der Ploeg, Frederick, Rezai, Armon. 2019. Simple rules for climate policy and integrated assessment. Environmental and Resource Economics. 72 (1), 77-108. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2019. The Agnostic's Response to Climate Deniers: Price Carbon! European Economic Review. 111 70-84. (Details)
2018 Glötzl, Florentin, Rezai, Armon. 2018. A sectoral net lending perspective on Europe. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 42, (3), 779-795. (Details)
  Taylor, Lance, Foley, Duncan, Rezai, Armon. 2018. Demand drives growth all the way: Goodwin, Kaldor, Pasinetti and the Steady State. Cambridge Journal of Economics. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, Taylor, Lance, Foley, Duncan. 2018. Economic Growth, Income Distribution, and Climate Change. Ecological Economics 146, 164-172. (Details)
  van der Ploeg, Frederick, Rezai, Armon. 2018. The Simple Arithmetic of Carbon Pricing and Stranded Assets. Energy Efficiency, 11, 627-639. open access (Details)
2017 Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2017. Abandoning Fossil Fuel: How much and how fast? The Manchester School, 85, 16-44. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, Van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2017. Climate policies under climate model uncertainty: max-min and min-max regret. Energy Economics, 68, 4-16. (Details)
  van der Ploeg, Frederick, Rezai, Armon. Forthcoming. Cumulative emissions, untapped tapped fossil fuel and the optimal carbon tax. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 116, 216-222. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2017. Second-best climate policies to decarbonize the economy: commitment and the Green Paradox. Environmental and Resource Economics 66, 409-434. open access (Details)
  Crawford, Beverly, Rezai, Armon, De Long, Bradford. Forthcoming. The Gold Standard, the Euro, and Leadership: A Cautionary Tale. German Politics and Society, 35, 77-104. (Details)
  Taylor, Lance, Rezai, Armon, Kumar, Rishabh, Barbosa-Filho, Nelson, Carvalho, Laura. 2017. Wage Increases, Transfers, and the Socially Determined Income Distribution in the USA. Review of Keynesian Economics, 2, 259-275. open access (Details)
2016 Taylor, Lance, Rezai, Armon, Foley, Duncan. 2016. An Integrated Approach to Climate Change, Income Distribution, Employment, and Economic Growth. Ecological Economics 121, 196-205. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, Stagl, Sigrid. 2016. Ecological Macroeconomics: Introduction and Review. Ecological Economics 121, 181-185. open access (Details)
  De Carvalho, Laura, Rezai, Armon. 2016. Income inequality and aggregate demand. Cambridge Journal of Economics 40 (2), 491-505. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2016. Intergenerational inequality aversion, growth and the role of damages: Occam's rule for the global carbon tax. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 3 (2), 493-522. (Details)
2015 Rezai, Armon. 2015. Demand and distribution in integrated economies. Cambridge Journal of Economics 39 (5), 1399-1414. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2015. Robustness of a simple rule for the social cost of carbon. Economics Letters 132, 48-55. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2015. Wirtschaftswachstum und die funktionale und persönliche Verteilung von Einkommen - Überblick und neue Erkenntnisse. Der öffentliche Sektor 41 (2), 95-98. open access (Details)
2014 Karp, Larry, Rezai, Armon. 2014. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. International Economic Review, 55 (3), 711-733. open access (Details)
2013 Rezai, Armon. 2013. Cycles of demand and distribution and monetary policy in the US economy. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics 36, 231-250. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, Taylor, Lance, Mechler, Reinhard. 2013. Ecological Macroeconomics: An application to climate change. Ecological Economics (85), 69-76. open access (Details)
  Scrieciu, Silviu Serban, Rezai, Armon, Mechler, Reinhard. 2013. On the Economic Foundations of Green Growth Discourses: The Case of Climate Change Mitigation and Macroeconomic Dynamics in Economic Modelling. WIREs: Energy and Environment 2 (3), 251-268. (Details)
  Foley, Duncan, Rezai, Armon, Taylor, Lance. 2013. The social cost of carbon emissions. Economics Letters 121, 90-97. open access (Details)
2012 Rezai, Armon, Foley, Duncan, Taylor, Lance. 2012. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. Economic Theory 49 (2), 329-351. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Goodwin Cycles, Distributional Conflict, and Productivity Growth. Metroeconomica 63 (1), 29-39. (Details)
2011 Semmler, Willi, Greiner, Alfred, Diallo, Bobo, Rajaram, Anand, Rezai, Armon. 2011. Fiscal Policy, Public Expenditure Composition, and Growth: Theory and Empirics. Aestimatio (2), 48-89. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. The Opportunity Cost of Climate Policy: A Question of Reference. Scandinavian Journal of Economics 113 (4), 885-903. open access (Details)
2010 Mechler, Reinhard, Rezai, Armon, Stagl, Sigrid. 2010. Is Green Growth feasible? Some reflections and implications for Austria. Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter (4), 451-465. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2010. Recast DICE and its Policy Recommendations. Macroeconomic Dynamics 14 (S2), 275-289. (Details)
2008 Chen, Pu, Gong, Gang, Rezai, Armon, Semmler, Willi. 2008. Long and Short Run Considerations of Productivity Growth and Unemployment in RBC models. Investigaciones Economicas LXVII (264), 36-61. open access (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2016 Taylor, Lance, Rezai, Armon, Kumar, Rishabh, de Carvalho, Laura, Barbosa, Nelson. 2016. US Size Distribution and the Macroeconomy, 1986-2009. In: Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America, Hrsg. Mario Damill, Martín Rapetti and Guillermo Rozenwurcel, 15-15 . New York: Columbia University Press. (Details)
2014 Glötzl, Florentin, Marterbauer, Markus, Rehm, Miriam, Rezai, Armon. 2014. Finanzierungssalden und die Krise in Europa. In: Makroökonomik, Entwicklung und Wirtschaftspolitik. Festschrift für Jan Priewe, Hrsg. Dullien, S., Hein, E. and A. Truger, 263-277. Marburg: Metropolis-Verl.. (Details)
  Taylor, Lance, Rezai, Armon, Kumar, Rhishabh, De Carvalho, Laura, Barbosa, Nelson. 2014. US Size Distribution and the Macroeconomy, 1986-2009. In: Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America, Hrsg. Mario Damill, Martín Rapetti and Guillermo Rozenwurcel, ch-15. New York: Columbia University Press. (Details)
  Stagl, Sigrid, Schulz, Niels, Köppl, Angela , Kratena, Kurt, Mechler, Reinhard, Pirgmaier, Elke, Radunsky, Klaus, Rezai, Armon, Mehdi, Bano. 2014. Kapitel 6: Transformationspfade. In: Österreichischer Sachstandsbericht Klimawandel 2014 (AAR14), Hrsg. Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC), 1025-1076. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. (Details)
2011 Nell, Ed, Semmler, Willi, Rezai, Armon. 2011. Economic Growth and Climage Change: Cap-And-Trade or Emission Tax?. In: After Cancun: Climate Governance or Climate Conflicts, Hrsg. Altvater, E.; Brunnengräber, A., 95-110. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. (Details)
2008 Nell, Edward, Semmler, Willi, Rezai, Armon. 2008. Wirtschaftswachstum und Globale Klimaerwärmung. In: Ablasshandel gegen Klimawandel?, Hrsg. Elmar Altvater & Achim Brunnengräber, 169-184. Hamburg: VSA. (Details)

Edited book (editorship)

2016 Chichilnisky, Graciela, Rezai, Armon, Hrsg. 2016. The Economics of the Global Environment: Catastrophic Risks in Theory and Practice. Heidelberg: Springer. (Details)
2012 Taylor, Lance, Rezai, Armon, Michl, Thomas, Hrsg. 2012. Social Fairness and Economics: Economic Essays in the Spirit of Duncan K. Foley. London, UK: Routledge. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2016 Glötzl, Florentin and Rezai, Armon. 2016. A Sectoral Net Lending Perspective on Europe. 40 years Cambridge Journal of Economics Conference, Cambridge, Großbritannien, 12.07-13.07. (Details)
2014 Rezai, Armon. 2014. Abandoning fossil fuel: how much and how fast?. SURED, Ascona, Schweiz, 07.06.-12.06.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Abandoning fossil fuel: how much and how fast?. World Congress of the ERE, Istanbul, Türkei, 27.06.-02.07.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Abandoning fossil fuel: how much and how fast?. VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Niederlande, 11.05.-13.05.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Asset prices and climate policy. OxCARRE, University of Oxford, Oxford, Großbritannien, 27.01.-29.01.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Ecological Macroeconomics. INET New School Seminar, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 23.04-.29.04.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Ecological Macroeconomics: an application to climate change. Kingston University, London, Großbritannien, 18.11.-18.11.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Political Economy of Environmental Policy. VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Niederlande, 11.12.-12.12.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. MCC Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland, 29.10.-30.10.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. Closing the Carbon Gap, Berlin, Deutschland, 21.05.-23.05.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. Trade and Resource Sustainability. Grantham Research Institute, LSE, London, Großbritannien, 19.11.-21.11.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2014. US Size Distribution and the Macroeconomy, 1986-2009. 18th FMM conference, Berlin, Deutschland, 30.10.-01.11.. (Details)
2013 Rezai, Armon. 2013. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. Forschungsseminar, Köln, Deutschland, 01.02.-01.02.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2013. Trade and Resource Sustainability with Overlapping Generations. 20th Annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Toulouse, Frankreich, 26.06.-29.06.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2013. Abandoning fossil fuel: how much and how fast?. Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, Niederlande, 22.11.-26.11.. Invited Talk (Details)
2012 Rezai, Armon. 2012. Pareto-improving climate policy: the role of asset prices. CESifo Area Conference on Energy and Climate Economics, Munich, München, Deutschland, 08.11.-09-11.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. Forthcoming. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy. Vorträge von ifo/CESifo Gastforschern, München, Deutschland, 01.08.-01.08.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Ecological Macroeconomics. ISEE 2012 Conference - Ecological Economics and Rio+20, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien, 16.06.2012-20.06.2012. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. OxCarre, Oxford, Großbritannien, 02.05.-02.05.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Global Warming and Economic Externalities: Some implications for discounting. Workshop on Catastrophic Risk, Stanford, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 29.05.-02.06.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Social Fairness and Economics: Economic Essays in the Spirit of Duncan K. Foley. Social Fairness and Economics: Economic Essays in the Spirit of Duncan K. Foley, New York City, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 20.04.-21.04.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. LSE Climate Change and Environment Seminar Series, London, Großbritannien, 17.05.-17.05.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2012. Trade and the Environment: Open Access and Overlapping Generations. SURED 2012, Ascona, Schweiz, 03.06.-08.06.. (Details)
2011 Rezai, Armon. 2011. Greenhouse Gases and Economic Growth: Ecological Climate Economics. Workshop on Climate Change, Salt Lake City, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 10.11.-13.11.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. Greenhouse Gases and Economic Growth: Ecological Climate Economics. UC Berkeley, ERG Research Seminar, Berkeley, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 09.11.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. Income and Distribution in Open Economy Macromodels. Structuralism, Development, and International Institutions, New York City, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 12.10.-16.10.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. Modelling the Relationship between Trade, Investment and Employment: The Importance of Distribution and Interconnectedness. Workshop on Trade, Investment and Employment Modelling, Brüssel, Belgien, 04.07.-05.07.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations.. UC Berkeley, ARE Department Seminar, Berkeley, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 02.12.. Invited Talk (Details)
  Rezai, Armon, Taylor, Lance, Mechler, Reinhard. 2011. Ecological Economic Growth. 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Istanbul, Türkei, 14.06.-17.06.. (Details)
  Karp, Larry, Rezai, Armon. 2011. The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations. 18th Annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Rome, Italien, 29.06.-02.07.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. The General Equilibrium Implications of Adding-Up Constraints. EEA Meetings, New York City, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 25.02.-27.02. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. An Overlapping Generations Model of a Renewable Resource with Imperfect Property Rights. ASSA Meetings, Denver, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 07.01.-09.01. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2011. General Equilibrium Implications of Adding-Up Constraints. ASSA Meetings, Denver, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 07.01.-09.01. (Details)
2010 Rezai, Armon. 2010. An Overlapping Generations Model of a Renewable Resource with Imperfect Property Rights. Workshop on Climate Change and Distribution, ESOP, Oslo, Norwegen, 22.06.-23.06.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2010. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. TU Wien, Wien, Österreich, 08.10.-08.10.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2010. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. ÖNB, Wien, Österreich, 18.10.-18.10.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. Forthcoming. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association, Wien, Österreich, 14.05.-15.05.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2010. Global Warming and Economic Externalities. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Österreich, 01.01.-01.01.. (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2010. Workshop on Climate Change and Distribution, ESOP. CESifo Area Conference on Energy and Climate Economics, München, Deutschland, 15.10.-16.10.. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2017 Glötzl, Florentin, Rezai, Armon. Forthcoming. Appendix to "A Sectoral Net Lending Perspective on Europe" open access (Details)
2016 Glötzl, Florentin and Rezai, Armon. 2016. A Sectoral Net Lending Perspective on Europe. open access (Details)
  Rezai, Armon. 2016. Cumulative Emissions,Unburnable Fossil Fuel and the Optimal Carbon Tax. (Details)
2015 Rezai, Armon. 2015. Wirtschaftswachstum und die funktionale und persönliche Verteilung von Einkommen - Überblick und neue Erkenntnisse. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2015 Rezai, Armon, van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2015. Global Carbon Tax. VOX CEPR's Policy Portal, 15.01. (Details)
2014 Chichilnisky, Graciela, Rezai, Armon. 2014. 'Business as Usual' is not an environmentally viable option. Financial Times, 03.03. (Details)

Projects

2019
Environmental Inequality in the EU (2019-2020) (Details)
2017
Sustainable Growth and Financial Markets (2017-2019) (Details)
2013
Financialisation, growth and biophysical boundaries (2013-2015) (Details)
2012
Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe (2012-2016) (Details)
2011
Ökonomische Analyse der Auswirkungen kurz- und langfristiger Klimapolitik (2011-2014) (Details)
2009
The political economy of environmental policy (2009-2014) (Details)