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Prof.Dr. Berthold U. Wiggger

Prof. Dr. Berthold U. Wigger

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Curriculum Vitae

Since April 2009 Berthold Wigger has been the head of the Chair of Public Finance and Public Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Before this, he held the Chair of Public Finance at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. In the past, he spent time as a visiting researcher at the University of Southern California, the Università di Salerno, the Max-Planck-Institute for Demografic Research in Rostock, the University of California at Berkeley, the International Monetary Fund, the ifo Munich, and the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. Berthold Wigger is an expert in public finance and focuses his research on taxation and public expenditure. Current research projects study education financing, tax treatment of charitable giving, the future funding for retirement pensions and the design of fiscal rules. Berthold Wigger is a member of the scientific advisory council at the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Kronberger Kreis of the Stiftung Marktwirtschaft. Furthermore, he is a research professor at the ZEW Mannheim and a research fellow of the CESifo Munich.