Prof. Andreas Wagener
Prof. Andreas Wagener is professor of economics and head of the Institute of Social Policy and of the Institute of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Hannover. He is research professor at ifo Munich and guest professor at the WU Research Institute of International Taxation, with a strong focus on research and on education on a post-graduate level. His research interests are Public Economics, Economic Policy and Economic Theory. Starting with his doctoral thesis on tax competition with capital taxes, he has been working on fiscal interaction between jurisdictions in various settings, including also the CCCTB, the Open Method of Coordination, and frameworks with labour mobility.
Within the Doctoral Program, Andreas Wagener will aid young researchers to contribute to existing research on international taxation in settings where tax coordination is less than perfect. He is mainly involved in research area 4 (International Coordination of Business Taxation) but will also participate in areas 1 (Determination of Taxable Profit) and 3 (EU Tax for Businesses).