Inge Kaul

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Inge Kaul
InstitutionUNDP (1981–2005)
Hertie School of Governance (2007– )
FieldGlobal public policy
Development economics
Alma materKonstanz University (Ph.D. 1972)
ContributionsGlobal public goods
Human development

Inge Kaul is an adjunct professor at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany and advisor to various governmental, multilateral and non-profit organizations on policy options to meet global challenges. She specializes in Global public goods, with much of her work looking at international cooperation financing, public-private partnerships, global governance, global issue diplomacy and UN system reform. She was the first director of UNDP's Human Development Report Office, a position which she held from 1989 to 1994, where with Mahbub ul Haq she led the team working on the Human Development Report.[1] She was then director of UNDP's Office of Development Studies from 1995 to 2005. She is the author of numerous publications on international public economics and finance and was the lead editor of the books Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization and The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges.[2]

Membership in select boards, panels and commissions[edit]

Inge Kaul has been a member of various select boards, panels and commissions, including:

  • Advisory Board, German Development Institute (2014-)
  • Advisory Board, International Cooperation Council (2015-)
  • Advisory Board, Journal of Global Policy (2009– )
  • Advisory Group on Technical Assistance and Cooperation, International Atomic Energy Agency (2008–2011)
  • Commission on Macro-economics and Health, Working Groups 2 and 6 (2000–2002)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen, Präsidium (2008-)
  • Editorial Board, Global Governance Journal (2000-)
  • Expert Group on Financing International Cooperation (2009-2012)
  • Governing Board, Global Development Network (2000–2005)
  • Governing Board, Economists for Peace and Security (2000–2005)
  • GR:EEN (Global Re-Ordering: Evolution through European Networks) (2011-2014)
  • Honorary Advisory Committee, International Panel on Social Progress (2015-)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Das Progressive Zentrum, Berlin (2010– )
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Cournot Centre for Economic Research (2003–2008)
  • Women in International Security Deutschland (2010– )


Selected books[edit]

  • 2016, Global Public Goods, edited by Inge Kaul, published by Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, in the International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, No. 321, 2016.
  • 2006, The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges, edited with Pedro Conceição, Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • 2003, Providing Global Public Goods; Managing Globalization, edited with Pedro Conceição et al., Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • 1999, Global Public Goods; International Cooperation in the 21st Century, edited with Katell le Goulven et al., Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • 1995, The Tobin Tax; Coping with Financial Volatility, edited with Mahbub ul Haq and Isabelle Grunberg., Oxford University Press, 1995.

Selected book chapters and papers[edit]

Selected joint reports[edit]


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