Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb

Professor of International Public Economics at Freie Universität Berlin

Prof. Dr. Ronnie SchöbVitae: Studies of Public Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich; 1989 – 1994: Research Assistant at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich; doctoral thesis on ecological tax systems. 1994 – 1995: Visiting Lecturer at the University of Essex, Great-Britain. 1995 – 2000: Research Assistant at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich; habilitation on tax reform and profit sharing. 2000 – 2001: Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario,Canada; 2001 – 2007: Professor of Public Economics with a focus on Public Finance at the Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg. Since 2007: Professor of International Public Economics at Freie Universität Berlin. Since 2008: Research Professor at the Ifo-Institute Dresden.

Awards: Forschungspreis der IHK Magdeburg (2004; jointly with Joachim Weimann) (Research award); Ellen-und-Max-Woitschach-Preis für ideologiefreie Wissenschaft (2006; jointly with Joachim Weimann) (award for science free of ideology)

Key Research Areas: Labor economics, general public economics, tax theory and policy, environmental and resource economics, reforming the welfare state.

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