Below you find the latest events of the RSIT. The RSIT regularly invites both senior researches as well as young and ambitious scholars to discuss research. Organising workshops, conferences and summer schools for our PhD students is also an important element of the RSIT.

Conferences and workshops

Brexit Conference

The United Kingdom is about to leave the European Union. On October 26, 2018, the University of Tübingen hosted an international conference on the consequences of BREXIT for the future of Europe (see here). Hans-Werner Sinn completed the day with an inspiring keynote speech.

Programme Brexit.pdf
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Clemens Fuest in Tübingen

On October 18, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Clemens Fuest, President of the ifo Institute for Economic Research, gave a talk on "European Tax Policy for the 21st Century". In his talk, he highlighted the challenges of international taxation and also addressed the role of taxing the digital economy.

Invitation Clemens Fuest.pdf
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Orbis User Conference

On April 13 2018, the first Tübingen-Hohenheim Orbis User Conference took place in Tübingen. Students working with the Orbis database presented their ongoing work. Special thanks to Prof. Peter Egger (ETH Zürich) who gave a very interesting keynote lecture!

Programme Orbis.pdf
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Lecture by Prof. Markusen

James R. Markusen is a professor of economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is among the leading scholars world-wide in the field of international trade. Over the last 25 years his work has concentrated on the location, production, and welfare effects of large-scale firms and multinational corporations. His most recent work explores how demand shifts due to rising incomes help explain empirical and policy puzzles.

Phd Conference "Tax Policy in the Global Economy"


More than 40 (young) economists from six  universities participated in the PhD conference on "Tax Policy in the Global Economy", held in October 2017. 

Programme Tax Policy.pdf
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Conference on the "Tax Policy and the Activities of Multinational Firms"

We had two inspiring days with 16 interesting presentations about the behaviour of multinational firms, the effectivness of anti-avoidance rules and the role of R&D incentives. 

Programme MNE.pdf
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Research Seminar in Economics

Tuesday, 2-4pm

The programme for our seminar series can be found here.

Business Research Seminar

Wednesday, 2-4pm


The programme for our seminar series can be found here.