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REZAI Armon, PhD.


Associate Professor

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Welthan­delsplatz 1/D5/level 3
1020 Vi­enna, Aus­tria


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  • Mac­roe­co­nom­ics

  • Polit­ical economy

  • Cli­mate change eco­nom­ics

  • Dis­tri­bu­tion and inequal­ity

  • En­vir­on­mental policy

  • Fin­an­cial­iz­a­tion

Cur­rent Pro­jects

Re­cent Pub­lic­a­tions

  • Taylor, L., Fo­ley, D. and A. Rezai (2018). De­mand drives growth all the way, Cam­bridge Journal of Eco­nom­ics, forth­com­ing.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (2018). The Agnostic's Re­sponse to Cli­mate Den­iers: Price Car­bon!, European Eco­nomic Re­view, forth­com­ing.

  • van der Ploeg, R. and A. Rezai (2018). Sim­ple rules for cli­mate policy and in­teg­rated assess­ment, En­vir­on­mental and Re­source Eco­nom­ics, forth­com­ing.

  • Glötzl, F. and A. Rezai (2018). A net lend­ing per­spect­ive on Europe, Cam­bridge Journal of Eco­nom­ics, 42, 3, 779-795.

  • Taylor, L., Rezai, A. and D. Fo­ley (2018) Eco­nomic Growth, In­come Dis­tri­bu­tion, and Cli­mate Change, Eco­lo­gical Eco­nom­ics, 146, 164-172.

  • van der Ploeg, R. and A. Rezai (2018). The Sim­ple Arith­metic of Car­bon Pri­cing and Stran­ded As­sets, En­ergy Ef­fi­ciency, 11, 627-639.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (2017). Cli­mate policies un­der cli­mate model un­cer­tainty: max-min and min-max re­gret, En­ergy Eco­nom­ics, 68, 4-16.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (2017). Second-best cli­mate policies to de­car­bon­ize the economy: com­mit­ment and the Green Para­dox, En­vir­on­mental and Re­source Eco­nom­ics, 66, 409-434.

  • Craw­ford, B. and A. Rezai (2017). The Gold Stand­ard, the Euro, and Lead­er­ship: A Cau­tion­ary Tale, Ger­man So­ci­ety and Polit­ics, 35, 77-104.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (2017). Abandon­ing Fossil Fuel: How much and how fast? Manchester School, 85, e16-e44.

  • van der Ploeg, R. and A. Rezai (2017). Cu­mu­lat­ive emis­sions, un­tapped tapped fossil fuel and the op­timal car­bon tax, Tech­no­lo­gical Fore­cast­ing and So­cial Change, 116, 216-222.

  • Taylor, L., Rezai, A., Ku­mar, R., Barbosa, N. and L. Carvalho (2017). Wage In­creases, Trans­fers, and the So­cially De­termined In­come Dis­tri­bu­tion in the USA, Re­view of Keyne­sian Eco­nom­ics, 2, 259-275.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (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 Eco­nom­ics, 3, 493-522.

  • Rezai, A. and S. Stagl (2016). Eco­lo­gical Mac­roe­co­nom­ics: In­tro­duc­tion and Re­view, Eco­lo­gical Eco­nom­ics, 121, 181-185.

  • Carvalho, L., Rezai, A. (2016). Per­sonal in­come inequal­ity and ag­greg­ate de­mand, Cam­bridge Journal of Eco­nom­ics, 40, 491-505.

  • Taylor, L. Rezai, A. and D. K. Fo­ley (2016). An In­teg­rated Ap­proach to Cli­mate Change, In­come Dis­tri­bu­tion, Em­ploy­ment, and Eco­nomic Growth, Eco­lo­gical Eco­nom­ics, 196-205.

  • Rezai, A. and R. van der Ploeg (2015). Ro­bust­ness of a sim­ple rule for the so­cial cost of car­bon, Eco­nom­ics Let­ters, 132, 48-55.

  • Rezai, A. (2015). De­mand and Dis­tri­bu­tion in In­teg­rated Econom­ies, Cam­bridge Journal of Eco­nom­ics, 39:5, 1399-1414.

  • Karp. L. and Rezai, A. (2014). The Polit­ical Economy of En­vir­on­mental Policy with Over­lap­ping Gen­er­a­tions, In­ter­na­tional Eco­nomic Re­view, 55(3), 711-733.

  • Glötzl, F., Mar­ter­bauer, M., Rehm, M., Rezai, A (2014). Fin­an­zier­ungs­salden und die Krise in Europa, in Dul­lien, S., Hein, E. and A. Truger (eds.): Makroöko­nomik, Entwicklung und Wirtschaft­spolitik. Fest­s­chrift für Jan Priewe, Met­ro­polis, Mar­burg, 263-277.

  • Stagl, S., Schulz, N., Kratena, K., Mechler, R., Pirg­maier, E., Radun­sky, K., Rezai, A., Köppl, A. (2014). Trans­form­a­tion­sp­fade. In: Öster­reichis­cher Sach­stands­bericht Klimawan­del 2014 (AAR14). Aus­trian Panel on Cli­mate Change (APCC), Ver­lag der Öster­reichis­chen Akademie der Wis­senschaften, Wien.

  • Fo­ley, D.K., Rezai, A., Taylor, L. (2013). The so­cial cost of car­bon emis­sions, Eco­nom­ics Let­ters, 121, 90-97.

  • Rezai, A. (2013). Cycles of de­mand and dis­tri­bu­tion and mon­et­ary policy in the US economy, Journal of Post-Keyne­sian Eco­nom­ics, 36, 231-250.

  • Scrieciu, S., Rezai, A., Mechler, R. (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, 251–268.

  • Rezai, A., Taylor, L., Mechler, R. (2013). Eco­lo­gical Mac­roe­co­nom­ics: An ap­plic­a­tion to cli­mate change, Eco­lo­gical Eco­nom­ics, 85, 69-76.

  • Rezai, A. (2012). Good­win Cycles, Dis­tri­bu­tional Con­flict, and Pro­ductiv­ity Growth, Met­roe­co­nom­ica, 63 (1), 29-39.

  • Rezai, A., Fo­ley, D.K., Taylor, L. (2012). Global Warm­ing and Eco­nomic Ex­tern­al­it­ies, Eco­nomic The­ory, 49, 329–351.

  • Rezai, A. (2011). The Op­por­tun­ity Cost of Cli­mate Policy: A Ques­tion of Refer­ence, Scand­inavian Journal of Eco­nom­ics, 113 (4), 885–903.

  • Semmler, W., Greiner, A., Di­allo, B., Ra­jaram, A., Rezai, A. (2011). Fis­cal Policy, Pub­lic Ex­pendit­ure Com­pos­i­tion, and Growth: The­ory and Em­pir­ics, Aes­tim­a­tio - the IEB In­ter­na­tional Journal of Fin­ance, 2, 48-89 (also pub­lished as World Bank Policy Re­search Work­ing Pa­per 4405).

  • Rezai, A. (2010). Recast the DICE and its Policy Im­plic­a­tions, Mac­roe­co­nomic Dy­nam­ics, 14 (S2) 275-289.