Georg Thunecke, M.Sc.



M.Sc. (Economics)
2019, University of Tübingen, Germany

B.Sc. (International Economics)
2017, University of Tübingen, Germany

Research Interests

International Trade
Political Economy
Applied Microeconometrics
International Taxation
Economic Geography


Evidence on Aggressive Tax Avoidance by German State-Owned Enterprises and its Driving Factors (with Leon Ninow and Manuel Wagner), German Politics. 30(4), 541-561, 2021.

Corporate Income Taxes Around the World: A Survey on Forward-looking Tax Measures and Two Applications
(with Elias Steinmüller and Georg Wamser), International Tax and Public Finance. 26, 418-456, April 2019. Also available as CESifo Working paper No. 7050, May 2018.

Work in Progress

Are consumers paying the bill? How international tax competition a effects consumption taxation.
The (non-)neutrality of value added taxation (with Georg Schneider and Frank Stähler).
The tax elasticity of corporate investment: evidence from novel corporate tax data (with Sean Mc Auliffe and Georg Wamser).
Escaping the debt trap? The effect of state debt reduction programs on German municipalities (with Valeria Merlo, Andreas Schanbacher and Georg Wamser).


E210: Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik (tutorial) [Bachelor]
E310: The Theory and Empirics of Taxation (tutorial) [Bachelor]
E376: A Toolkit for Writing your Bachelor’s Thesis [Bachelor]
E410: Topics in Fiscal Federalism and Fiscal Competition (tutorial) [Master]
E312: Bachelor Thesis Seminar: Selected Topics in Economics
E424: Advanced Microeconomics I (tutorial) [Master]