Inge Kaul is external advisor to various governmental, multilateral and non-profit organizations on policy options to meet global challenges, including new and innovative ways of international-cooperation finance and global-issue diplomacy.
She is Senior Fellow at the Hertie School, Berlin and Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD), Washington, DC.
She was the first director of UNDP’s Human Development Report Office, a position, which she held from 1989 to 1994, and director of UNDP’s Office of Development Studies from 1995 to 2005.
Inge Kaul is the editor /co-author of numerous publications on international public economics and finance, including Global Public Goods (Edward Elgar 2016), The New Public Finance; Responding to Global Challenges (Oxford University Press, New York, 2006) and Providing Global Public Goods; Managing Globalization (Oxford University Press, New York, 2003).
Her current research focuses on the evolving theory and practice of global public policy and the future of global governance, with a special emphasis on UN and World Bank reform.