Richard Musgrave Lectures
In 2008, the CESifo Group and the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) established the Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship, to honour the memory of one of Public Finance's greatest scholars. Richard Musgrave began his studies at the University of Munich and was a founding member of CESifo. This annual prize honours an outstanding scholar in the area of Public Finance. With this award the prize winner is also named a Distinguished CESifo Fellow.
The award winner is chosen through a formal selection process by the President and Vice Presidents of IIPF together with the President of the CESifo Group.
The 2017 Richard Musgrave Guest Professorship has been awarded to Professor Rachel Griffith. Professor Griffith is Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) in London, one of the world’s leading think tanks in the field of public economics. read on Richard Musgrave Lecture 2017: Rachel Griffith