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Institute of Economics (FGN-HSG)

Prof. Christian Keuschnigg

Professor for Public Economics
We aim at excellence in research, teaching and scientific policy advice with a specialization in public economics.

Christian Keuschnigg joined the University of St. Gallen in 2001 as a professor of economics, especially public economics. See bio for a short biographical Information.


Finanzautonomie der Bundesländer
Fiscal Autonomy of States in Austria
In einer Presseaussendung vom 23. Juli 2015 stellen wir einen Kurzbericht aus einer laufenden Studie zur Finanzautonomie der Bundesländer in Österreich vor.

Seven Questions to Austrian Tax Reformers
Sieben Fragen an die Steuerreformer
Friday, March 13, the Austrian government announced its tax reform. In a commentary, I argue that major problems of the Austrian tax system remain unresolved.
Kommentar (in German)
Interview 17.3.2015 "Die Presse"

Tax Competition and Federalism in Austria
Steuerautonomie in Österreich
In a press conference on February 11, 2015, we presented a new study (in German) on the possibilities and design of fiscal federalism with local tax autonomy in Austria. 
Study (in German)
Slides (in German)

Moving to the Innovation Frontier
January 19 - 20, 2015, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
organized jointly with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) 
Conference Website 

Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES 2014)
June 16 - 18, 2014, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
organized jointly with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Conference Website

Further information

Perspective view of the university's Main Building in an autumnal scenery.


Institute of Economics (FGN-HSG)
University of St.Gallen
Varnbüelstrasse 19
CH-9000 St.Gallen

Professor Dr. Christian Keuschnigg
Phone: +41 (0) 71 224 30 85
Fax: +41 (0) 71 224 28 87

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