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Global Public Goods. (edited by Inge Kaul; published by Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, in the The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, No. 321, 2016)

The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges (co-edited with Pedro Conceição). New York, Oxford University Press, 2006.

Providing Global Public Goods; Managing Globalization (co-edited with Pedro Conceição et al.). New York, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Global Public Goods; International Cooperation in the 21st Century (co-edited with Katell le Goulven et al.). New York, Oxford University Press, 1999.

The Tobin Tax; Coping with Financial Volatility (co-edited with Mahbub ul Haq and Isabelle Grunberg). New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Select book chapters and articles

EU-AU partnering on equal footing:

Redesigning international co-operation finance for global resilience.
Chapter 6 in OECD, Development Co-operation Report 2020: Learning from Crises, Building Resilience, OECD Publishing, Paris. For the discussion draft, see: Redesigning international co-operation finance for global resilience – Pdf

Enhancing the Provision of Global Public Goods: Ready for more realism?
UNDP/RRBAP Policy Brief. 2021. For the discussion draft, see: Enhancing the Provision of Global Public Goods: Ready for more realism? – Pdf

Multilateralism 2.0: It Is Here – Are We Ready for It?
In Global Perspectives 1 (1: 14 October 2020): at

2020. Reinvigorate Multilateralism by Replacing its Operating Principle

2020. Universal Multilateralism: How Germany Could Shape the New World Order

2020. Want to Take the Africa-EU-Partnership to the Next Level? Press the Reset Button

Global Public Goods and Governance for Addressing Sustainability
In Nissanke, Machiko and José Antonio Ocampo, eds, 2019. The Palgrave Handbook of Development Economics; Critical Reflections on Globalisation and Development. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan

The G20@10: Time to Shift Gears
In: South African Journal of International Affairs Vol. 26 (2019), 4, see 

The missing sub-goal 17.a to strengthen the provision of global public goods
2019. In Shaping Sustainability; The 2030 Agenda in German development cooperation. Bonn: Deval (German Institute for Development Evaluation).

Conceptualizing Global Public Policy
2019. In: Stone, Diane and Kim Moloney. Oxford Handbook of Global Policy and Transnational Administration.
The Oxford Handbook of Global Policy and Transnational Administration

Human Security
2018. In: Meyer, Thomas and José Luis de Sales. Multiple Modernities and Good Governance. Routledge.

Implementing the 2030 Agenda: What Role for the Group of Twenty?
2018. Discussion Paper dated 01/06/2018 available at

Halting the spiral of unmet global challenges: the case for a two-track multilateral development bank business model
In: Prizzon, A., ed. December 2017. Six recommendations for reforming multilateral development banks. London: ODI.
Six recommendations for reforming multilateral development banks: an essay series

Let’s revisit the role of the G20 within the context of a new multilateralism
In: Diplomacia, No. 135, August 2017, Santiago de Chile, pp. 48-53.
Revista diplomacia 135 agosto 2017

Providing global public goods: What role for the multilateral development banks?
London: ODI. April 2017
Providing global public goods: What role for the multilateral development banks?

Warum Globalpolitik? Zur Begründung eines neuen Politikfeldes, 2016
In: Ischinger, Wolfgang and Dirk Messner, eds. 2017. Deutschlands neue Verantwortung. Berlin: Ullstein.

Understanding Global Public Goods: Where We Are and Where to Next.
Kaul, Inge, Donald Blondin and Neva Nahtigal. 2016. In: Kaul, Inge, ed. Global Public Goods. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, Introduction and Overview chapter, pp. xiii-xcii.

Putting Climate Finance into Context: A Global Public Goods Perspective.
Kaul, Inge. 2016. In: Markandya, Anil, Ibon Galarraga and Dirk Rübbelke, eds. Climate Finance. Singapore: Worl Scientific Publishing.

Making the Case for a New Global Development Agenda – and for New Development Research Priorities.
2016. In: Forum for Development Studies, Vol. 43, No. 3, guest editors: Frederik Söderbaum and Jan Scholte.

Global Public Goods and the United Nations.
Kaul, Inge and Donald Blondin. 2016. In: Ocampo, José Antonio, ed. 2016. Global Governance and Development. Chapter 2. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Global Governance and Development

Also available in Spanish in: Ocampo, José Antonio, ed. 2016. Gobernanza Global y Desarrollo. Siglo Veintiuno Editores: Buenes Aires.

Financing Global Public Goods: The Case for a Currency Transaction Levy.
Nina Hall and Inge Kaul. 2016. In: Scholte, Jan Aart, Lorenzo Fioramonti and Alfred G. Nhema, eds. 2016. New Rules for Global Justice; Structural Redistribution in the Global Economy. Rowman & Littlefield, London, pp. 85-92.
New Rules for Global Justice, Structural Redistribution in the Global Economy

Country Allocations versus Issue Allocations: The Case of Climate Finance.
2015. In: Boussichas, Matthieu and Patrick Guillaumont, eds. Financing sustainable Development; Addressing vulnerabilities. Clermont-Ferrand: FERDI, pp. 353-370.

Third Finance for Development Conference:
Kaul, Inge / Donald Blondin, Briefing Paper 4/2015, Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Let’s Walk Our Talk

Solving the Greek Debt
Written by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Financial Markets Director, IPD, at Columbia University and Inge Kaul, Adjunct professor, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, 02/2015
Solving the Greek Debt: An Attractive Compromise

Fostering Sustainable Human Development: Managing the Macro-risks of Vulnerability. New York: UNDP Human Development Report Office, 2014.
Fostering Sustainable Human Development: Managing the Macro-risks of Vulnerability – Pdf

The Lacking Realism of the Post-2015 Agenda Process. In: ÖFSE (ed.). 2014. Österreichische Entwicklungspolitik, Analysen, Berichte, Informationen ”Die Post-2015 Agenda. Reform oder Transformation“. Vienna: ÖFSE.
The Lacking Realism of the Post-2015 Agenda Process – Pdf

Meeting Global Challenges: Assessing Governance Readiness. In: Anheier, Helmut K., ed. 2013. The Governance Report 2013; Hertie School of Governance; Sovereignty, Fiscal Policy, Innovations, Trade-Offs, Indicators. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 33-58.

Global Public Goods: A concept for framing the Post-2015 Agenda? Bonn: DIE (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik/German Development Institut). Discussion Paper 2/2013.

International Public Finance, Inge Kaul, 2012

The changing role of the United Nations: lessons for multi-level governance. In: Enderlein Henrik, Sonja Wälti and Michael Zürn, eds. 2010. Handbook on Multi-level Governance. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, pp. 323-342.
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The Rise of the Global South: Implications for the Provisioning of Global Public Goods, Inge Kaul, 2013

Kapitalismus 4.0 – ein Weg zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung? Oder: Warum wir über eine Mixed Economy 2.1 zum Schutz globaler öffentlicher Güter nachdenken sollten. In: Maring, Matthias, Hrsg. 2012. Globale öffentliche Güter in interdisziplinären Perspektiven. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing,2012, pp.251-266.

Global Public Goods: Explaining Their Underprovision. In: Journal of International Economic Law 15(3), 729-750, 2012.

Public Goods, Global. In: Anheier, Helmut, K., Mark Juergensmeyer, and Victor Faessel, eds. 2012. Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 1409-14.

Rethinking Public Goods and Global Public Goods. In: Brousseau, Eric, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, and Bernd Siebenhüner, eds. 2012. Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 37-53.

Shaping a new internationalism of enlightened self-interest

The G-20: Where to next?

Global Public Goods and Aid: A dual agenda. In: Berendsen, Bernard, ed. 2011. Common Goods in a Divided World. Amsterdam: KIT Publishers, pp. 43-58.

International Cooperation. In: Work in Progress; 55 Terms for Progress. Madrid: Fundacion Ideas 2011, pp. 121-124.

Public Goods. In: Southerton, Dale, ed. 2011. Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture: Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 1175-1177.

The Changing Role of the United Nations: Lessons for Multi-level Governance Beyond the State. In: Zürn, Michael et al, eds 2010. Forthcoming. Handbook on Multi-level Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Global public goods and responsible sovereignty. In: The Broker, issue 20/21, July 2010, pp. 22 – 29
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The G-20: Where to Next? In: G-20UPDATE, October 2010. Berlin: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, pp. 8 – 9
Available at

Zukunft des Multilateralismus. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 34-35/2010, pp. 34 – 40.
Available at

Globalisierung gestalten. Vorschläge für eine Zukunfts-befähigende Agenda der Politikinnovation. In: Globart, ed. 2009. Demokratie neu erfinden. Wien: Springer Verlag, pp. 66 – 71

Global Public Goods. In: Reinert, K. A., R. S. Rajan, A.J. Class and L.S. Davis, eds. 2009. The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy.
Princeton University Press, pp. 550 – 555.

Round table discussion: Economics and climate change—where do we stand and where do we go from here? Together with Thomas Schelling, Robert M. Solow (chairman), Nicholas Stern, Thomas Sterner and Martin L. Weitzman. In: Touffut, Jean-Philippe, ed. 2009. Changing Climate, Changing Economy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 135-164.

Souveränität und Globalisierung.In: Schröder, Wolfgang and Anke Hassel. 2009. Fortschritt jetzt. Ein Handbuch progressiver Ideen für unsere Zeit.
Berlin: Progressives Zentrum, pp. 24-27.

What is New About “The New Public Finance?”
In: Shinnick, Edward (ed.). 2008. Public Finance, Monetary Policy and Market Issues.
LIT: Berlin. (INFER Research Perspectives, vol. 5)

Vom westfälischen Staat zum intermediären Staat, oder: Warum wir einen fairen Multilateralismus brauchen. In: Staffelt, Ditmar und Peter Struck, eds. 2008. Deutschland in der Globalisierung; Chancen und Herausforderungen. Keyser Verlag, Berlin.

Responding to Global Challenges; Re-thinking public economics and finance. In: European Commission. 2008. Responding to Global Challenges;
The Role of Europe and of International Science and Technology Cooperation.
Brussels. (EUR 23614 EN)

Auf dem Weg zum Weltstaat? Global Governance 3: Am Beginn einer neuen Ära internationaler Kooperation.
In: Internationale Politik, Juli/August 2008, pp. 146-153.

Providing (Contested) Global Public Goods. 2008. In Rittberger, Volker and Martin Nettelsheim, eds.
Authority in the Changing Political Economy.
Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstokes, UK.

Global Public Goods. In: Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte, eds., 2006.
Encyclopaedia of Globalization.
Routledge, London.

Blending External and Domestic Policy Demands; The Rise of the Intermediary State. In: Self and Pedro Conceicao, eds., 2006.
The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges.
Oxford University Press, New York.

Exploring the Space between Markets and States; Global Public-Private Partnerships. In: Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceicao, eds., 2006.
The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges.
Oxford University Press, New York.

Overview. In: Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceicao, eds., 2006.
The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges.
Oxford University Press, New York.

Une analyse positive des biens publics. In: Touffut, Jean-Philippe, ed., 2006. L’avancée des biens publics; Politique de l’intérêt général et mondialisation.
Albin Michel, Paris. Collection presentée par Robert Solow.

Joint reports

Globalizing Solidarity: The Case of Financial Levies. Report of the Committee of Experts to the Task Force on International Financial Transactions and Development. Leading Group on Innovative
Financing: Paris, French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, 2010.
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Human Development Report. New York: Oxford University Press for UNDP, various years (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994)
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Discussion Drafts

From brics to bridge
The South as a driving force of the global energy transition – Pdf