Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Unternehmensbesteuerung und Öffentliche Finanzwirtschaft

  1. Discussion und Working Paper // forthcoming

    What Are the Priorities of Bureaucrats? Evidence from Conjoint Experiments with Procurement Officials

    While effective bureaucracy is crucial for state capacity, its decision-making remains a black box. We elicit preferences of 900+ real-world public procurement officials in Finland and Germany. This is an…

  2. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Taxes and Business Philanthropy in Armenia

    The majority of countries around the world provide tax incentives for business philanthropy. However, little is known about the responsiveness of businesses to this tax treatment. This paper expands on this…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2023

    Public Procurement as an Innovation Policy: Where Do We Stand?

    Economics and innovation scholars have long recognized the potential of public procurement to trigger innovation. To what extent has this potential been realized so far? What can be done to improve the…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Measuring Democracy

    This short article contributes to the Elgar Encyclopedia of Public Choice by summarizing the literature on the measurement of democracy. I proceed in two step. In the first part, I describe the classical…

  5. ZEW policy brief // 2022

    Significant Costs, Limited Benefits: A Global Minimum Tax in Germany

    In order to curb tax-motivated profit shifting and limit international tax competition, 137 signatory countries to the Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) agreed in 2021 to introduce a…