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Prof. Dr. Andreas Peichl takes office


On 1 June 2017, Andreas Peichl was appointed to the faculty and Head of ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys. Andreas Peichl is a renowned scientist and was head of the Research Group “International Distribution and Redistribution” at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim and Professor of Empirical Public Economics at the University of Mannheim. 

Andreas Peichl’s current research focuses on the impact of economic and fiscal policy measures on the labour market and on the distribution of income and assets as well as the design of tax and transfer systems in an international comparison. Peichl studied in Marburg and Cologne.

Timo Wollmershäuser, the interim manager of the Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys, will remain as head of business cycle analysis within this research area. Klaus Wohlrabe will continue to manage the survey division.