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Taxes / Fiscal Policy

Irwin Collier, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of Economics

Lansstraße 7 - 9, 14195 Berlin

Mobile+49 170 7383666
Emailirwin.collier@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Irwin Collier

Areas of Expertise

  • Global economy
  • Economic policy of the United States
  • Fiscal policy of the United States
  • Health care policy of the United States
  • Financial crisis
  • American monetary policy
  • International economic policy
  • Elections in the United States / politics
  • Universities in North America


Dr. Giacomo Corneo
Professor of Economics

School of Business and Economics
Institute of Public Finance and Social Policy

Boltzmannstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 525 92
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 525 99
Emailgiacomo.corneo@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Dr. Giacomo Corneo

Areas of Expertise

  • Importance of the VAT increase in the tax policy of the German federal government
  • Tax policy in general


Dr. Frank Hechtner
Professor of Economics

School of Business and Economics
Department of Finance, Accounting, and Taxation

Garystr. 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 52213
EmailFrank.Hechtner@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Frank Hechtner

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic effect of tax cuts
  • Tax policies of the parties
  • Tax evasion
  • Prevention of tax evasion by the tax control law
  • Debate on the solidarity surcharge


Dr. Jochen Hundsdoerfer
Professor of Business Administration

School of Business and Economics
Department of Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation

Garystr. 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)838-52752, (0)3328/356218
EmailJochen.Hundsdoerfer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Jochen Hundsdoerfer

Areas of Expertise

  • Business taxation
  • Economic impact of tax reforms
  • Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)


Nikolas Keßels

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Graduate School for North American Studies

Lansstraße 5-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 527 03
Mobile+49 176 62820322
Emailnikolas.kessels@fu-berlin.de
HomepageNikolas Keßels

Areas of Expertise

  • US and EU relations
  • Transatlantic regulatory cooperation in the financial services sector
  • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
  • European debt crisis


Dr. Elena Meyer-Clement
Professor of Chinese Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Graduate School of East Asian Studies

Hittorfstraße 18, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 599 36
Emailelena.meyer-clement@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Elena Meyer-Clement

Areas of Expertise

  • Political, economic, and social change in the PRC, in particular:
    • Urbanization
    • Transformation of rural areas
    • Chinese Communist Party
    • Private enterprise
    • Cultural policy


Dr. Ronnie Schöb
Professor of Economics

School of Business and Economics
Public Finance and Social Policy

Boltzmannstr. 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 51240
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 51244
Emailronnie.schoeb@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ronnie Schöb

Areas of Expertise

  • Minimum wage
  • Labor market reforms
  • Unemployment
  • Low-wage sector
  • Research on happiness
  • Research on life satisfaction