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Four Awards for Chiara Balbinot

Dr. Chiara Balbinot, a former research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, has received four academic awards for her PhD thesis. [more]

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Max Planck Economics Podcast: How to Motivate Teams for Cognitively Challenging Tasks

Bonus secured, motivation gone? In the new Max Planck Economics Podcast we learn that bonus payments can motivate teams to solve cognitively challenging tasks and – contrary to popular claim – do not crowd-out intrinsic...[more]

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Max Planck Economics Podcast: Entrance Fees for Refugees? Lottery Tickets for Parliament?

Instead of wasting their money on traffickers, immigrants should be able to buy migration certificates from host countries. Seats in parliament should be assigned randomly, to make sure that the population is represented...[more]

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Die Bibliothek – ein Labor

Am 24. Oktober ist Tag der Bibliotheken. Peter Weber, der Bibliotheksleiter an den Max-Planck-Instituten für Steuerrecht und Öffentliche Finanzen sowie für Innovation und Wettbewerb, spricht mit der Redaktion der...[more]

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Max Planck Economics Podcast: Does Participatory Theatre Empower Women?

In the second episode of our Economics Podcast we talk to Professor Jyotsna Jalan from the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta, India. We discuss whether and how participatory theatre in rural India influences the...[more]

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Christine Osterloh-Konrad Awarded Albert Hensel Prize

Prof. Dr. Christine Osterloh-Konrad was awarded the Albert Hensel Prize 2018 for her habilitation thesis "Die Steuerumgehung – Eine rechtsvergleichende und rechtstheoretische Analyse". With this prize, the Deutsche...[more]

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Max Planck Economics Podcast

We are pleased to announce the Max Planck Economics Podcast, a series of in-depth conversations with selected guests of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance.[more]

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More Brussels, less Berlin?

"Taxes and Social Benefits in the Europe of Tomorrow" is the topic of a lecture that takes place at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance on the occasion of the Max Planck Day on 14.09.2018.[more]

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“Forschungspreis Soziale Marktwirtschaft: Third place for Marta Castelon”

Dr. Marta Castelon, a former research associate at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, was again awarded for her doctoral thesis – with one of Germany’s most highly remunerated awards in the field of economics and social...[more]

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Leopoldo Parada Wins the Prestigious Sorbonne Tax Thesis Award

Dr. Leopoldo Paradas’s doctoral thesis entitled “Double Non-Taxation and the Use of Hybrid Entities. An Alternative Approach in the New Era of BEPS (2018)” was awarded the Sorbonne Tax Thesis Award 2018. Leopoldo Parada wrote his...[more]

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Hostility towards minorities can be contagious

If people act hostile towards other ethnic groups, they easily find imitators.[more]

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Amanda Duque dos Santos awarded Albert J. Rädler Medal 2017

Amanda Duque dos Santos, a research associate at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, has been honoured with the Albert J. Rädler Medal 2017. The prize was awarded for her master’s thesis titled “Transfer-Pricing Rules and...[more]

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Conference: Is the euro sustainable - and what if not?

Leading German and international economist discussed the resilience of the euro and the management of consequences and expenses of a potential collapse of the euro at the invitation of the international business school ESMT...[more]

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Johanna Stark Member of the Future Faculty

Dr. Johanna Stark, a senior research fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, has been invited to help shape the jurisprudential project “Future Faculty” (Zukunftsfakultät), funded by the research network “Recht im...[more]

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Christine Osterloh-Konrad accepts call to University of Tübingen

PD Dr. Christine Osterloh-Konrad, a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, has accepted a call to the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. She will take over the Chair of Private Law,...[more]

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Marta Castelon awarded another academic prize for her dissertation

Dr. Marta Castelon, a former research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, was honoured with a prize for her PhD thesis "International taxation of income from services under double tax conventions...[more]

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Wolfang Schön Delivers Max Weber Lecture

Wolfgang Schön, a director at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, delivered the prestigious Max Weber Lecture at the European University Institute in Fiesole on “Taxation and Democracy” on 11 October 2017. [more]

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Academic Prize for Dr. Carsten Hohmann

Dr. Carsten Hohmann’s doctoral thesis was awarded the “Wissenschaftspreis” / “Academic Prize” of the Munich Chamber of Tax Consultants. Carsten wrote his doctoral thesis at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance. If you read...[more]

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Best Law Books of 2017

“Regulation and Private Law” by Alexander Hellgardt, a former senior research fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, has been recommended as one of this year’s best law books. [more]

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Kai A. Konrad delivers Huang Da-Mundell Lecture

Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad, a director at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, was honoured to deliver the prestigious Huang Da-Mundell Lecture at Renmin University of China on 25 September 2017.[more]

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Whistleblowing – Deterring the use of offshore banking services

Whistleblowers are not only helping to disclose immoral or criminal acts but also to deter offenders. Niels Johannesen from the University of Copenhagen and Tim Stolper from the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance...[more]

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Christine Osterloh-Konrad Concludes Her Habilitation

PD Dr. Christine Osterloh-Konrad, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute, has successfully concluded her habilitation at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (LMU). Her teaching qualification covers the area of civil...[more]

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Call for Papers: Postdoctoral Conference on Tax Law

The Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance invites young scholars to attend the 4th Max Planck European Postdoctoral Conference on Tax Law which will be held on 15-16 January 2018 in Munich. The Conference provides...[more]

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Two Awards on the IFA Congress 2017 in Rio

Two awards have been granted to academics of the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance at the August/September 71st Congress of the International Fiscal Association in Rio de Janeiro. Dr. Carsten Hohmann, a former Research Associate...[more]

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Handelsblatt Economists’ Ranking 2017

In the recently published “Handelsblatt VWL-Ranking 2017” Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad, Director at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, ranks fifth in the selection “Lebenswerk – Gesamtforschungsleistung”. [more]

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Emile Noël Fellowship granted to Dr. Caroline Heber

Dr. Caroline Heber, a Senior Research Fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, has been appointed as a Global Emile Noël Fellow at the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice at New York...[more]

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Dr. Marta Castelon awarded Prize of the Munich University Society

Dr. Marta Castelon, former Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, was honored with a prize for her PhD thesis entitled "International taxation of income under services under double tax...[more]

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Newsletter Issue 6

We are pleased to announce the sixth issue of the newsletter of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance. [more]

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“International Tax Law Award 2017” for Dr. Angelika Meindl-Ringler

Dr. Angelika Meindl-Ringler, former research associate at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, received the “International Tax Law Award 2017” of the German Federal Chamber of Tax Consultants (BStBK) for her doctoral thesis...[more]

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Gerritsen Appointed Assistant Professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

Dr Aart Gerritsen, a Senior Research Fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, was appointed as assistant professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. On 1 June 2017 he will join the Department of Economics at the...[more]

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Three dissertations honoured with Faculty Award

Dr. Johanna Stark, a Senior Research Fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance since January 2017 and Dr. Angelika Meindl-Ringler, a former Research Associate at the Institute, have been awarded the Faculty Award 2016 for...[more]

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Wolfgang Schön Honoured with Francqui Chair

With an inaugural lecture on “The Future of International Tax Law” delivered on 16 March 2017, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schön took up the International Franqui Professor Chair at the University of Antwerp. [more]

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Kai A. Konrad Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council of the ZEW

Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad has been awarded the post of Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. [more]

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Alexander Hellgardt accepts call to Regensburg University

Prof. Dr. Alexander Hellgardt, Senior Research Fellow at the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance, has accepted a call to Regensburg University. He will take over the Chair of Private Law, Corporate Law and Jurisprudence, on 1...[more]

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Two Nominations for the Frans Vanistendael Award 2017

Dr. Angelika Meindl-Ringler and Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schön have been nominated for the Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law 2017.[more]

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