Monthly Archives: December 2018

Reaching Brazil’s National Determined Contributions: An Assessment of the Key Transitions in Final Demand and Employment

Using Brazil’s industrial structure and its interdependence, we evaluate the minimal changes in final demand that are needed to achieve their NDC and study the impacts that such changes could cause to the employment by industry in the country. 

Minskyan Classical Growth Cycles: Stability Analysis of a Stock-Flow Consistent Macrodynamic Model

This paper follows van der Ploeg (1987)’s research program in testing both its extension of Goodwin (1967)’s predator-prey model and the Minsky Financial Instability Hypothesis (FIH) proposed by Keen (1995).

A reassessment of the Great Divergence debate

In this article, I first look at the most recent data to define when the Little and Great Divergence occurred. Next, I sort the...  

An estimation of different minimum exergy return ratios required for society

This article shows that several minimum exergy return ratios (ExRRs) can be computed in relation to different aggregate exergy conversion efficiencies.

Research Seminar of the Chair Energy & Prosperity

Find all the sessions of the research Seminar of the Chair Energy and Prosperity and the documents sent on this occasion.