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Dr Karsten Kohler
Karsten Kohler

Dr Karsten Kohler

  • Academics

External investigator on grant project

Contact details


Dr Kohler is an external investigator on the grant project the Political Economy of Growth Models in an Age of Stagnation. You can read more about the project here.

Dr Kohler is also a lecturer in economics at the University of Leeds

Research interests

  • Open-economy macroeconomics and international finance
  • Business and financial cycles
  • Financialisation and income distribution
  • Emerging market economies
  • Growth models

Research projects

The Political Economy of Growth Models in an Age of Stagnation


Journal Articles

Kohler, K., Guschanski, A. and Stockhammer E. (2019) ‘The impact of financialisation on the wage share. A theoretical clarification and empirical test’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 43(4), 937-974.

Stockhammer, E., Calvert Jump, R., Kohler, K., and Cavallero, J. (2019) ‘Short and medium term financial-real cycles: An empirical assessment, Journal of International Money and Finance, 94, 81-96.

Kohler, K., Guschanski, A. and Stockhammer E. (2018) ‘Verteilungseffekte von Finanzialisierung‘, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 70, Supplement 1, 37-63.

Kohler, K. (2017) ‘Currency devaluations, aggregate demand, and debt dynamics in economies with foreign currency liabilities’, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 40(4), 487-511.

Stockhammer, E., Guschanski, A. and Kohler, K. (2014) ‘Unemployment, capital accumulation and labour market institutions in the Great Recession’, European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 11(2), 182-194.

Book Publications

Stockhammer, E. and Kohler, K. (2015) ‘Linking a post-Keynesian approach to critical political economy: Debt-driven growth, export-driven growth and the crisis in Europe, In: Jäger, J. and Springler, E. (eds) Asymmetric Crisis in Europe and Possible Futures: Critical Political Economy and Post-Keynesian Perspectives, New York, Routledge, pp.34-49.