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Prof. Dr. Lars FELD Member, German Council of Economic Experts; Professor and Director, Walter Eucken Institut, Freiburg im Breisgau


1993 Master in Economics (Dipl.-Volksw.), University of Saarland, Saarbrücken; 1999 Dr. oec. and 2002 Habilitation, University of St. Gallen 1998 Visiting Fellow, University of Southern California and Université de Rennes 1 (France) 2002-2006 Professor of Economics, University of Marburg 2006-2010 Professor of Economics, University of Heidelberg. Research Interests: Public Economics, Public Choice, Fiscal Psychology, Law and Economics; more specifically and recently research on tax competition, tax evasion and fraud, the shadow economy, institutional constraints on public debt, the effects of direct democracy on economic policy, judicial and prosecutorial independence, fraud in science. Since 2010 Professor of Economics and Director, Walter Eucken Institute; Freiburg im Breisgau