Public Finance

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DFG grant for project „Inequality in life expectancy“

Jan 22, 2021

For a 3-year project on socioeconomic differences in life expectancy, Sebastian Köhne has received a grant of 280.000 EUR by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Invitation to online panel discussion

Oct 28, 2020

The corona crisis presents the EU with a historic challenge: How can economic recovery after the crisis succeed? Is the planned recovery fund sufficient after a second wave of infections? Does the fund start a European debt union? And is European solidarity supported by the citizens? The Chair of Public Finance and the Lorenz-von-Stein Institute invite you to a virtual, interdisciplinary panel discussion with Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr (IfW, Economics), Prof. Theresa Kuhn (Amsterdam, Political Science) and Prof. Florian Becker (CAU, Law). The event will take place on November 11, 2020 at 6 p.m. via ZOOM. We look forward to your participation and kindly ask you to register in advance by 4.11.2020 by e-mail to Please note that the event will be in German.

New research associate

Aug 06, 2020

Patrick Nüß has joined the professorship as a research associate. In his doctoral thesis, he studies ethnic discrimination and the role of union membership for application processes. Warmly welcome, Patrick!