Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship
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.
Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship 2016
The 2016 award winner of the Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship is Kai A. Konrad, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance. Kai Konrad was a chaired Professor of Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin from 1994 to 2009 and concurrently a director at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) from 2001 to 2009 before he joined the Max Planck Society as a scientific member. read on Kai A. Konrad