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New paper published by Pranvera Shehaj and Alfons Weichenrieder

We are delighted that Dr. Pranvea Shehaj, who works as a post-doc at our chair, and her co-author Prof. Alfons Weichenrieder were able to publish the paper "Corporate income tax, IP boxes and the location of R&D" in the renowned journal "International Tax Public Finance".

What impact does unemployment have on well-being?

Chair holder Professor Ronnie Schöb and researchert Tom Günther are part of a research group consisting of scientists from the FU Berlin and the IAB Nuremberg, which has now published initial results on the effects of unemployment on well-being in a research project supported by the DFG.

Prof. Schöb on the problems of basic security at Zeit Online and on NDR

In two interviews, Prof. Schöb comments on current problems with basic social security and points out concrete reform options for a sustainable welfare state.
The interview with NDR is available as an audio download.

Opinion statement by Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb on the draft bill on Basic Child Guarantee

The Committee for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth of the German Bundestag has invited Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb to a public hearing on 13.11.2023 on the Federal Government's "Draft Act on the Introduction of a Basic Child Guarantee".

Prof. Dr. Schöb's statement will be published shortly on the website of the Committee for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.

Courses offered in winter semester 2023/24 by the chair of Professor Schöb

Professor Schöb offers the following lectures in the bachelor program "Economics" in the current winter semester 2023/24:

1) Einführung in die VWL

2) European Integration

We look forward to numerous visits to our courses.

For more information, please see the current teaching program.

Prof. Dr. Schöb gives his views in the anniversary edition of the podcast "Economic Freedom".

What are the principles for a better economic policy?

In the anniversary episode (No. 50) of the podcast "Economic Freedom" by Prof. Dr. Norbert Berthold and Dr. Jörn Quitzau, renowned experts briefly outline the 10 commandments for a better economic policy.

With contributions from
- Prof. Dr. Bernd Raffelhüschen
- Dr. Gertrud Traud
- Dr. Matthias Kullas
- Prof. Dr. Stefan Kooths
- Prof. Dr. Jan Schnellenbach
- Prof. Dr. Joachim Weimann
- Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb
- Dr. Melanie Häner
- Prof. Dr. David Stadelmann
- Dr. Jörn Quitzau

We hope you enjoy listening!

Article published in "ifo-Schnelldienst"

Due to current social policy reforms, Ronnie Schöb, Svenja Miltner and Tom Günther discuss "Unresolved Problems of Basic Security".

Commentary in the FAZ: The Alimentation Spiral

In a joint commentary, Prof. Ronnie Schöb, Svenja Miltner and Tom Günther discuss the reforms of the citizen's income and housing allowance implemented at the beginning of the year. The article is available on the library portal of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Book by Ronnie Schöb: The Strong Welfare State - Less is More

In his new book, "The Strong Welfare State - Less is More," Ronnie Schöb takes stock of the German welfare state and presents a comprehensive modernization proposal for the sustainable redesign of the German welfare system, which is becoming even more important against the backdrop of the current crisis.

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