Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Clemens Fuest

born 23 August 1968
 
1994 Degree in political economy at the universities of Bochum and Mannheim; PhD at University of Cologne (thesis topic: A Fiscal Constitution for the European Union)
 
2001 Post-doctorate (Habilitation) at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich on the relationship between tax policy and unemployment
 
2001 – 2008 Professor of Political Economy at the University of Cologne; until 2013 director of the FiFo Institute for Public Economics at the University of Cologne
 
2004 Visiting professor at the Università Bocconi in Milan, Italy
 
2008 – 2013 Professor for Business Taxation & Research Director of the Centre for Business Taxation, University of Oxford
 
Since 1 April 2016 President of the Ifo Institute – Halle Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich,
Director, Center for Economic Studies (CES), University of Munich
Professor of Economics
Chair of Economics and Public Finance
Faculty of Economics, University of Munich
Managing Director, CESifo GmbH


Memberships in scientific associations and other activities (selection)
Member of the German federal government’s Minimum-Wage Commission; member of the German Academy of Technical Sciences (acatech); member of the Advisory Board of the Stability Council; member of the EU’s High Level Group on Own Resources (Monti Commission); member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry of Finance; member of the Advisory Board on Sustainable Development of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg; member of the Steering Group of the Tax Code Commission initiated by the Market Economy Foundation; member of the Kronberger Circle; Research Fellow of CESifo (Center for Economic Studies / Ifo Institute), Fellow of the Institute for the Future of Work (IZA); Programme Director of the Centre for Business Taxation, University of Oxford; member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Association for Social Policy, the American Economic Association; Board Member of the International Institute for Public Finance; member of the Editorial Board at several international journals and Editor of the book series Contributions to Finance.

Research priorities
International tax policy and public finances, the debt crisis in the euro area, international tax competition, the importance of globalization and European integration for tax policy and the impact of taxation on corporate decisions.

Publications (selection)
 
2016 A Viable Insolvency Procedure for Sovereigns in the Euro Area, Journal of Common Market Studies 54 (2), 301-317 (with Friedrich Heinemann and Christoph Schröder).
 
2016 The Economic Effects of EU Tax Jurisprudence,European Law Review (1) (with Rita de la Feria).
 
2015 The taxation of foreign profits: A unified view, Journal of Public Economics 125, 83-97 (with Michael P. Devereux and Ben Lockwood).
 
2014 Nice Guys Finish Last: Do Honest Taxpayers Face Higher Tax Rates?, Kyklos 67(1), 29-53 (with Philipp Dörrenberg, Denvil Duncan and Andreas Peichl).
 
2014 With Which Countries do tax Havens Share Information?, International Tax and Public Finance 21(2), 175-197 (with Katarzyna A. Bilicka).
 
2013 Profit Shifting and ‘Aggressive’ Tax Planning by Multinational Firms: Issues and Options for Reform, World Tax Journal 5(3), (with Christoph Spengel, Katharina Nicolay, Jost Henrich Heckemeyer and Hannah Nusser)
 
2013 Endogenous Free Riding and the Decentralized User-Fee Financing of Spillover Goods in a n-Region Economy, International Tax and Public Finance 20, 169-191 (with Martin Kolmar).
 
2013 Fiscal Union in Europe? Redistributive and Stabilising Effects of a European Tax-Benefit System and Fiscal Equalisation Mechanism, Economic Policy 28(75), 375-422 (with Olivier Bargain, Mathias Dolls, Dirk Neumann, Andreas Peichl, Nico Pestel and Sebastian Siegloch).
 
2013 Critical Issues in Taxation and Development (ed.), MIT Press (with G. Zodrow).
 
2012 Corporate Tax Effects on the Quantity and Quality of FDI, European Economic Review 56, pp 1495-1511 (with J. Becker and N. Riedel).
 
2012 Transfer pricing and the intensity of tax rate competition, Economics Letters 117 S. 146-148 (with J. Becker):
 
2012 Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Crisis: US vs. Europe, Journal of Public Economics 96, pp 279-294 (with M. Dolls and A. Peichl).
 
2011 Optimal Tax Policy When firms are internationally mobile, International Tax and Public Finance 18, pp 580-604 (with J. Becker).
 
2011 Source versus Residence Based Taxation with International Mergers and Acquisitions, Journal of Public Economics 95, pp 28-40 (with J. Becker).
 
2011 Automatic Stabilizers, Economic Crisis and Income Distribution in Europe, Research in Labour Economics 32, S. 227-255 (with A. Peichl and M. Dolls).
 
2011 Taxing foreign profits with International Mergers and Acquisitions, International Economic Review 51, pp 171-186 (with J. Becker)
 
2010 EU Regional Policy and Tax Competition, European Economic Review 54, 150-161. (With J. Becker).
 
2010 Internationalization and Business Tax Revenue - Evidence from Germany, International Tax and Public Finance 17, pp 174-192 (with J. Becker).
 
2010 Is the corporation tax at effective automatic stabilizer? National Tax Journal LXII, pp 429-437 (with M. Devereux).
 
2005 Economic Integration and Tax Policy with Endogenous Foreign Firm Ownership, Journal of Public Economics 89, pp 1823-1840
   
2000 Tax policy and Unemployment, Mohr-Siebeck, Tübingen

 

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