Joseph Huber (economist)

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Joseph Huber in 2011.

Joseph Huber (born 4 November 1948 in Mannheim) is a retired German professor of sociology. From 1992 to 2012, he was the chair of economic and environmental sociology at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.[1]

He has written influential papers on Monetary System Analysis and Sovereign Money Theory, 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.
  • ——— (2023), The Monetary Turning Point. From Bank Money to Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), New York/London: Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 978-3-031-23956-4.


  1. ^ "Joseph Huber - Biography". Retrieved 2 August 2022.