Brexit will very likely lead to a de-liberalisation of trade in services. A new study by Valeria Merlo and Georg Wamser (joint with Sven Blank and Peter Egger) examines the consequences of this change for individual EU Member States.
Together with Benedikt Heid (University of Adelaide), a former graduate of the University of Tübingen, and Martin Richardson (Australian National University), Frank Stähler has won an ARC Discovery Grant. In the next three years their project entitled “Trade and investment in the face of declining international cooperation” will investigate the impact and policy implications of the new wave of protectionism that poses challenges to previously undisputed international cooperation.
We are very happy to announce that next year's summer school will be held by Leslie Robinson (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth). Her research interests include the interaction of tax and accounting policy. She was ranked among the 40 best business school professors. We will upload the details of the summer school asap.
At the beginning of the semester, we host the conference "BREXIT Consequences and Challenges" at our university. The conference is open to the public! For further information and registration, klick here.
On October 18, the President of the ifo Institute for Economic Research, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Clemens Fuest, will give a talk on "European Tax Policy for the 21st Century". The talk starts at 6pm (Neue Aula, Großer Senat). Everybody is invited to come!
This summer's WIWI-News covers a lot of interesting topics with regard to taxation. The members of the RSIT have contributed five articles about their current research. You can download the special issue here.