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Prof. Dr. Emanuel Hansen

Associate professor of economics with focus on public finance
Research Director Center for Economic Studies (CES)


LMU Munich
Chair of Public Economics
Schackstr. 4 / II
80539 Munich

Room: 124
Phone: +49 89 2180 2956

Website: Personal Website

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Research interests

Public Economics, Political Economy, Labor Economics

Selected Publications

  • “Pareto-Improving Tax Reforms and the Earned Income Tax Credit” (with Felix Bierbrauer and Pierre Boyer), Econometrica 91 (3): 1077-1103 (2023).
  • “Political Competition with Endogenous Party Formation and Citizen Activists”, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 14 (3): 35-75 (2022).
  • “Optimal Income Taxation with Labor Supply Responses at Two Margins: When is an Earned Income Tax Credit Optimal?”, Journal of Public Economics 195, 104365 (2021).