Policy Papers

The Role of Anonymous Property Owners in the German Real Estate Market: First Results of a Systematic Data Analysis
with Andreas Peichl und Christoph Trautvetter (2022)
ifo Schnelldienst digital 6/2022, available here. in German

Anonymes Immobilienvermoegen und internationale Besitzketten
with Christoph Trautvetter (2022)
Technischer Report, aktuelle Version hier. in German

Eigenkapitalentwicklung im Zeichen der Coronakrise
with Andreas Peichl, Stefan Sauer, Stefan Lautenbacher, Sabine Rumscheidt, Sascha Steffen, (2021)
ifo Impulse fuer die Wirtschaft 01-40, available here. in German

The Storm-Impervious Financial Sector: Offshore Services Likely Booked Abroad
DIW Weekly Report 45 / 2020, available here.

International Treaties Insufficiently Curb Global Tax Evasion
with Lukas Menkhoff (2018)
DIW Weekly Report 41 / 2018, available here.

Breaking the Deadlock: Identifying the Political Economy Drivers of Structural Reform
with Davide Furceri (2016)
In: Too Slow for Too Long. IMF World Economic Outlook April 2016, available here.

Tax Evasion and the Impact of International Regulation: A Summary of Empirical results
with Helge Niesytka (2016)
DIW Roundup 104, available here.

Brexit: What’s at Stake for the Financial Sector?
with David Pothier (2016)
DIW Economic Bulletin 31 / 2016, available here.

Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth
with Guido Baldi (2015)
DIW Roundup 71, available here.

Outreach and Media

OECD Global Forum Meeting Presenting research on international information exchange and international real estate.

VoxEU column Home ownership by offshore corporations: Facts, causes, and consequences with Niels Johannesen and Daniel Weishaar, available here

Scheinwerfer article on data availability for German real estate with Judit Henke, available here

Welt am Sonntag lead Article on tax haven real estate investment in Germany with Judith Henke and Christoph Trautvetter, online summary available here

interviewed by L’Orient Today, available here

presentation at the conference “The fiscal and distributional consequences of global tax avoidance and evasion”: Joint Research Center of the European Commission

presentation on offshore finance at the German Ministry of Finance
comment on development aid and tax havens for the online newspaper Welternaehrung, available here in German
interviewed for explanatory piece on tax evasion in the Leibniz Magazine, available here in German
interviewed for Tagesspiegel article on World Bank aid and tax havens, available here in German

Public Workshop on offshore finance at Berlins Long Night of Science (‘Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften’)
one on one consultations with German MPs via Leibniz in the Bundestag
Panel Discussion ‘‘Europtimism’' with Julia Baumann and Stephan Lessenich; moderated by Thomas Kirchner

Invited expert on tax havens: Joint Research Center of the European Commission, Seville
DIW commentary on ‘‘The empty list of tax havens’’, available here in German
live interview on international tax evasion at Deutsche Welle International, available here (taught me to speak slower)