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Ifo Experts

Staff members of the Ifo Institute with research fields.

Executive Board

Prof. Dr. Clemens Fuest
President
Phone: 089 9224-1276
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Economic and financial policy, international taxation, tax policy, transfers and labour markets, European integration
Prof. Meinhard Knoche
Board Member
Phone: 089 9224-1288
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Questions on the institute, personnel and finance, Leibniz Association, knowledge transfer, PR

Press

Harald Schultz
Phone: 089 9224-1218
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Press relations
 

Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys

Prof. Dr. Timo Wollmershäuser
Interim Director
Phone: 089 9224-1406
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Financial markets, money and foreign currencies, economic forecasting for Germany and internationally, economic policy
Marcell Göttert
Telefon: 089 9224-1228
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Finance, especially taxes and tax revenues
Dr. Nikolay Hristov
Phone: 089 9224-1225
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Monetary macroeconomics, international economic climate, euro zone economic outlook, time series analysis
Wolfgang Meister
Telefon: 089 9224-1284
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Labour market, especially wages and social insurance
Dr. Wolfgang Nierhaus
Phone: 089 9224-1304
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German national accounts, price development, forecasting methods, economic forecast
Dr. Klaus Wohlrabe
Phone: 089 9224-1229
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Head of surveys, Ifo survey methodology, methods and evaluation of the Ifo Business Survey, time series economics

Ifo Center for Public Finance and Political Economy

Prof. Dr. Niklas Potrafke
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1319
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Public finance, political economy, applied econometrics
Florian Dorn
Phone: 089 9224-1292
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Public finance, policy evaluation, inequality, political economy, taxation, social and fiscal policy
Stefanie Gäbler
Phone: 089 9224-1319
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Finance, fiscal federalism, political economy
Dr. Björn Kauder
Phone: 089 9224-1331
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Public finance, fiscal federalism, political economy
Manuela Krause
Phone: 089 9224-1394
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Public Finance, Fiscal Federalism, Political Economy.
Luisa Lorenz
Phone: 089 9224-1319
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Finance, fiscal federalism, political economy
Martin Mosler
Phone: 089 9224-1282
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Development economics, public finance, applied econometrics
Markus Reischmann
Phone: 089 9224-1292
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Public debt
Marina Riem
Phone: 089 9224-1387
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Finance, political economy

Ifo Center for Labour Market Research and Family Economics

Prof. Helmut Rainer, Ph.D.
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1607
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Family Economics, Population Economics, Labour Economics
Dr. Natalia Danzer
Telefon: 089 9224-1252
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Family economics, population economics, economics of education, labour market insecurity and family decision-making
Dr. Timo Hener
Phone: 089 9224-1418
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Family politics, demographics
PD Dr. Volker Meier
Phone: 089 9224-1371
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Social policy, public finance, international economics, population economics, health economics, insurance theory, economic analysis of the law
Judith Saurer
Phone: 089 9224-1691
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Integrationspolitik
Sebastian Schulz
Phone: 089 9224-1207
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Economic labour market issues

Ifo Center for the Economics of Education

Prof. Dr. Ludger Wößmann
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1699
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Economics of education, growth economics, economic history
Dr. Francesco Cinnirella
Phone: 089 9444-1366
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History of economics
Philipp Lergetporer
Phone: 089 9224-1460
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Economics of education, experimental economics
Dr. Marc Piopiunik
Phone: 089 9224-1312
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Education Economics, Labor Economics
Sven Resnjanskij
Phone: 089 9224-1388
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Economics of education, political economy
Dr. Simon Wiederhold
Telefon: 089 9224-1309
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Labour market economics, economics of education, innovation economics, experimental economics

Ifo Center for Industrial Organisation and New Technologies

Prof. Dr. Oliver Falck
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1370
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Industrial and innovation policy, new technologies, especially ICT, entrepreneurship and regional policy
Hildegard Arnold-Rothmaier
Phone: 089 9224-1316
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Transport
Matthias Balz
Phone: 089 9224-1325
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Nutrition Economics, catering, hotel industry, organic farming
Ludwig Dorffmeister
Phone: 089 9224-1343
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Construction and real estate economics, Euroconstruct
Michael Ebnet
Phone: 089 9224-1321
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Deputy Director Editor of Branchen special, Branchen-Dialog Forum manufacturing, textiles and clothing industry, food retailing, institutional changes and their impact on branches
Herbert Hofmann
Phone: 089 9224-1283
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Editor of "Branchen special" reports, branch analyses, care services for the sick and the elderly
Matijas Kocijan
Phone: 089 9224-1244
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Construction and real estate economics
Horst Penzkofer
Phone: 089 9224-1396
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Innovation research, innovation survey, trade fair research
Julia Schricker
Phone: 089 9224-1506
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Branch analyses with a focus on agricultural production, agricultural markets, agricultural policies and the beverages industry
Justin Tumlinson, Ph.D.
Phone: 089 9224-1412
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Economics of Teamwork, Organizational Economics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Education Theory

Ifo Center for Energy, Climate and Exhaustible Resources

Prof. Dr. Karen Pittel
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1384
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Energy, exhaustible resources, growth and sustainability.
Dr. Tilmann Rave
Phone: 089 9224-1365
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Environmental economics, instruments of environmental policies, corporate environmental policies, competitiveness – innovations – environmental policies
Dr. Johann Wackerbauer
Phone: 089 9224-1277
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Environmental economics, environmental policy, eco-industries, water management industry, waste management industry.
Dr. Markus Zimmer
Phone: 089 9224-1260
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Migration, environmental economics, climate change, resource economics (focus: water)

Ifo Center for International Economics

Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, Ph.D.
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1428
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International trade policy, China, international migration, climate policy
Dr. Erdal Yalcin
Phone: 089 9224-1420
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International trade, multinational enterprises, international trade policy
Michele Battisti Ph.D.
Phone: 089 9224-1324
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Migrations- und Integrationspolitik

Ifo Center for International Institutional Comparisons and Migration Research

Prof. Panu Poutvaara, Ph.D.
Director
Phone: 089 9224-1372
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Migration, fiscal federalism, political economics
Dr. Christa Hainz
Phone: 089 9224-1237
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IInstitutions, banking markets, corporate financing, transition economics, political economics, CESifo DICE Report
Dr. Marcus Drometer
Phone: 089 9224-1355
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Political economics, Public economics. CESifo DICE Report

 

Ifo Dresden

Prof. Dr. Marcel Thum
Manager
Phone: 0351-26476-19
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Structural change, labour markets, support policies, public finance, climate and environmental policies, demographic change
Dr. Joachim Ragnitz
Managing Director
Phone: 0351-26476-17
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Eastern German research: regional development, sectoral structural change, general economic policy, fiscal policy, implications of demographic change; observation of economic activity in Saxony/eastern Germany, support policies
Katrin Behm
Phone: 0351-26476-12
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Press and public relations, publications, Ifo Dresden library


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