Welcome to the Chair of Public Finance

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The winter term 2020/2021 goes from November 2, 2020 to February 12, 2021.
All classes by the chair will be offered online as long as necessary.

See here for some general information by the Study Dean (in German; for English subtitles, click the rectangle with bars at the bottom right corner of the video).

More specific information is provided for the chair's classes. Please register first in Friedolin for your courses and then go to moodle.


Exam review / Klausureinsicht:
The exam review will take place at the beginning of October 2020. Please register until 27.09.2020 by e-mail to


21 Jul 2020
Zum 1. Oktober 2020 oder später ist am LS Finanzwissenschaft eine wiss. Mitarbeiterstelle (75 %) zu besetzen.
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15 Jul 2020
New Publication in Applied Economics
The paper "University rankings as information source: Do they play a different role for domestic and international studens?" ...
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13 Jul 2020
PhD Defense
Roberto Roca Paz successfully defended his dissertation with the title „Risk Attitudes and Migration Decisions” on July 10. ...
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PhD Roberto Roca Paz
22 Jun 2020
13th Statement of the Independent Advisory Board to the Stability Council
COVID-19-pandemic brings the structural government budget deficit to 5 ½ % of GDP in 2020.
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Stellungnahme Stabilitätsrat
15 Jun 2020
Vacant Student Assistant Position (Bachelor/ Master)
The Chair of Public Finance is looking for a student assistant to help with research-related and teaching-related tasks.
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28 May 2020
Silke Übelmesser appointed to the Scientific Council of Thuringia.
Silke Übelmesser has been appointed to the Scientific Council by the Thuringian Government. The council will advise the ...
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Chair of Public Finance / Lehrstuhl für AVWL/Finanzwissenschaft
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