Andreas Haufler

Chair for Economic Policy, University of Munich

Andreas Haufler, born in 1961, studied economics and political science at the Universities of Freiburg, Germany and Madison, Wisconsin. He received a doctoral degree in Economics at the University of Konstanz, Germany in 1992 and spent the academic year 1993/94 as a Visiting Guest Professor at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He then returned to Konstanz to complete his habilitation in 1998. From 1999-2002 he was Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Goettingen, Germany. Since 2002 he has held the Chair for Economic Policy at the University of Munich.

His research focuses on issues of economic integration and international taxation, covering commodity and capital taxes as well as their interaction. Other research interests include merger policy and the financing of health care. He has published extensively in leading international journals and is the author of two books, including Taxation in a global economy, published by Cambridge University Press. He is an Associate Editor of the journals International Tax and Public Finance, Fiscal Studies and Finnish Economic Papers. He is a member of the CESifo Research Network and an International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Center of Business Taxation. In 2010 he was elected to the governing board of the Plenum of German Economists.

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