Professor Willi Semmler Returns to The New School After Exciting Semester in Italy

Dynamic Modeling, Empirical Macroeconomics, and Finance, a collection of essays in honor of Professor Semmler was published in the Fall 2016 semester. The book covers Dr. Semmler's work on sustainable development, economic growth, technological change, climate change, commodity markets, long wave theory, nonlinear dynamic models, and boom-bust cycles.Dr. Semmler’s long-time co-authors, Lucas Bernard and Unujargal Nyambuu, edited the volume of essays by many of Professor Semmler's former students and collaborators. Former New School Professor Ed Nell wrote the forward, and New School PhD Alex Gevorkyan contributed an introduction on Professor Semmler’s impact on contemporary economics. Other contributors include Duncan Foley, Christian Proano, Daniel Samaan, Rajiv Sethi, among others.
Professor Semmler also presented his research at a workshop organized by the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) and the Bank of England (BoE) on Central Banking, Climate Change, and Environmental Sustainability. The event brought together researchers from academia, central banks, and other institutions to discuss how monetary policy and financial systems can be used to mitigate climate change.Professor Semmler shared his work modeling mitigation and adaptation policies on climate change. His presentation was based on work with Helmut Maurer from the Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics at the University of Muenster in Germany and New School students Michael Flaherty, Arkady Gevorkyan and Siavash Radpour.