Prof. Buettner in an interview with Bloomberg on Brexit and the future relations between EU and UK: click here.


The reviews of the exams Capital Income Taxation (winter semester 2015/2016) and Taxation and Labor Supply (winter semester 2015/2016) take place on 12 April 2016 at 10:15 in Room LG 6.115. To register for the exam review, please send an e-mail to Dr. Boryana Madzharova (boryana.madzharova@fau.de).


The exam review of Macroeconomics: Economic Growth will take place on Tuesday, the 12th of April 2016 from 15:00 to 17:00 in LG 6.114. Preliminary registration via email (Orlando.Zaddach@fau.de) until Wednesday, the 6th of April is necessary.


Brussels workshop on "The Future EU Finances". Project description on the website of the Federal Ministry of Finance. The speech by Prof. Buettner on audio (slides as pdf).


The Chair of Economics, esp. Public Finance is offering a position as student assistant. The application deadline is November 22, 2015. You can find additional Information here.


The first lecture on "Macroeconomics: Economic Growth" takes place on 19.10.2015 at 16:45 in LG 3.152/3. The tutorial takes place Tuesdays at 09:45 in FG (Findelgasse) 2.024, starting 27.10.2015.


The first lecture on "Taxation of Capital Income" takes place on 19.10.2015 at 11:30 in LG 5.154. The tutorial takes place Tuesdays at 15:00 in LG 3.152, starting 27.10.2015.


The Chair of Economics, esp. Public Finance is offering a position as Researcher and Doctoral Candidate. You can find additional Information here.


This year's Ludwig Erhard Lecture will take place 16.12.2014 at 17:00 in Lecture Hall 5 (easyCredit). Our guest speaker will Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, President of the RWI und hairman of the Board of Economic Advisors.


On 09.12.2014, 18:00-20:00Uhr, the H.C. Recktenwald prize will be awarded to Emmanuel Saez at the Historical City Hall (Wolffscher Bau) in the city of Nuremberg. Further information can be found on the website of the foundation and in the press release.


Students welcome: On 08.12.2014 Emmanuel Saez will hold the H.C. Recktenwald Lecture, scheduled 16:00-18:00, in lecture hall H5 (easyCredit). Saez is this year's winner of the H.C. Recktenwald prize and will talk about „Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States“.


Please note that this summer "Taxation and Labour Supply" will be held by Boryana Madzharova.


Please refer to our German Website to find a presentation (in German language) by Prof. Büttner on government debt levels. You may also follow this link.


Today's lecture of "Capital Income Taxation" has been cancelled, the next lecture will take place on 25.11.2013. The Lecture "Macro II" however, will be held today according to plan.


Please consider participation in the seminar on "Tax Avoidance and Corporate Tax Shelters".


Please find updated information on our curriculum in the teaching section.


A written statement (German language) by Prof. Büttner on fiscal equalization in Germany can be found here.


The first lecture of "Taxation and Labor Supply" will take place on the 22nd of April, the first tutorial will follow April 24th.


Please refer to the Teaching section for our latest class offerings.


Up for summer semester 2012: seminar in Public Finance (Bachelor)
« A new budget for Europe 2020 – the latest mid-term financial framework for the European Union »
(« Ein Haushalt für „Europa 2020“ – Der neue mittelfristige Finanzrahmen der EU »)

We offer an introductory meeting on 18th of April 2012 at 13. 15 in room LG 5.153. You will find more detailed information here (in German).

We are looking forward to your participation.
Prof. Dr. Thiess Büttner and Carolin Holzmann


Exclusive offer for DMSE students: Internships in an Economic work environment.
For the first time in 2012 we can offer exclusive internship opportunities at economic research institutes (DIW, IAB, ifo, ZEW a.s.o.).

Please find additional information at our chair.