Joseph Huber (economist)

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Joseph Huber in 2011.

Joseph Huber (born 4 November 1948 in Mannheim) is the chair of economic and environmental sociology at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

He has written influential papers on monetary policy, for instance "Seigniorage Reform and Plain Money". Huber is known widely also as one of the founders of ecological modernization theory.

Selected publications[edit]

  • ———; Robertson, James (2000), Creating New Money. A monetary reform for the information age (PDF), London: New Economics Foundation, ISBN 1-899407-29-4.
  • ——— (2004), New Technologies and Environmental Innovation, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, ISBN 1-84376-799-6.
  • ——— (2008), Pioneer Countries and the Global Diffusion of Environmental Innovations, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 18, No. 3, August 2008, 360–367.
  • ——— (2008), Technological environmental innovations (TEIs) in a chain-analytical and lifecycle-analytical perspective, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 16, No. 18, 2008, 1980–1986.
  • ——— (2017), Sovereign Money. Beyond Reserve Banking, London: Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 978-3-319-42173-5.