Ludwig Erhard ifo Research Seminar on Taxation and Tax Evasion | 8 February 2024, Fürth

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You are invited to our 6th Ludwig Erhard ifo Research Seminar, which will take place on 8 February 2024, from 1.30 to 6.00 p.m. at the “Gewölbe Fürth / Highlight (Mathildenstraße 38b, 90762 Fürth). In our 6th seminar on Taxation and Tax Evasion, we will have the following speakers:


1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Risk-Based Tax Audits and Firm Performance
Tuomas Matikka (VATT Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki)

2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Coffee Break

2:35 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
What happens when you tax the rich – Evidence from South Africa
Nadine Riedel (University of Münster)

3:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Coffee Break

3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Climate Crisis, Policy Distraction, and Support for Fuel Taxation
Laura Seelkopf (LMU Munich)

4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:45 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
The Social Spillover of Pension Reform
Arthur Seibold (University of Mannheim)

6:00 p.m.
Conference Dinner



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Save the date for further upcoming Research Seminars in Fürth:


Gender and Inequality: 18 April 2024

Paul Hufe (University of Bristol)
Iris Kesternich (University of Hamburg)
Leonie Koch (LMU Munich)
Michaela Slotwinski (University of Zurich)


(Mental) Health and AI: 13 June 2024

Pietro Biroli (University of Bologna)
Sarah Cattan (IFS & Nesta)
Felix Chopra (University of Copenhagen)
Amelie Wuppermann (MLU Halle-Wittenberg)