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Linus frequently communicates with the policy world and the general public about the results of his research. He is a member of Economics for Inclusive Prosperity and a board member of “Scientists for Future”, Germany. He is a Contributing Author to Chapter 5 of Working Group III of the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Linus is also a member of the Expert Commission of the German Catholic Church on “World Economy and Ethics: Sustainable Development".

Below is a list of selected policy writings. A selection of media contributions from Linus' research group can be found here.

Selected policy writings:

Wie sich Vermögensbesteuerung und Wirtschaftswachstum vereinbaren lassen (2022). Makronom


Die Notwendigkeit zum Wertewandel fordert auch die VWL heraus (2022, with A. Wiese for Economists for Future). Makronom


For climate economics, preferences can and should be treated as endogenous (2022, with T. Konc and N. Stern). VoxEU


Ein Kompromiss für faire Energiepreise (2022, with S. Sommer, M. Pahle). Makronom


What matters for the support of carbon taxes? Lessons from Germany (2021, with S. Sommer and M. Pahle). Green Fiscal Policy Network Blog.


Carbon pricing for inclusive prosperity: the role of public support (2019, with D. Klenert). Economics for inclusive Prosperity Policy Brief 16.

Reducing wealth inequality through wealth taxes without compromising economic growth (2019, with D. Klenert).

Können sich Demokratien eine ambitionierte Klimapolitik leisten? (2019, with O. Edenhofer, in German). Zentrum Liberale Moderne.

Why is carbon pricing in some countries more successful than in others? (2018, with F. Funke). Our World in Data.

Shrink emissions, not the economy! (2018, with A. Radebach, J. Siegmeier and S. Sulikova). Our World in Data

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