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The main objective of the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation is to foster high-quality research in the broad field of taxation. It also serves as a platform for the scientific community and policy-makers to discuss and disseminate research results on taxation. MannheimTaxation is a joint initiative of ZEW and the University of Mannheim. It institutionalizes, bundles and strengthens the existing expertise in tax research at the participating institutions.

The guiding research theme is the design of future tax policy in light of European and global integration, and new economic and societal challenges (such as globalization with internationally operating firms or digitalization). MannheimTaxation research is interdisciplinary, spanning the fields of economics, business administration, law and political science. This collaboration across different fields allows to address fiscal challenges from different perspectives using a variety of approaches, and to account for economic, corporate, political and judicial constraints.

One important feature of MannheimTaxation research lays in its pluralism of methodological methods and data. MannheimTaxation research accounts for all aspects of the tax system including tax rates, tax bases, tax collection, administration and enforcement.

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01.06.2021

2021 MannheimTaxation Conference

The eight edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference will take place on 9 and 10 September 2021 as a virtual event. We invite submissions on any topics broadly related to tax research, including papers from economics, accounting, law, political science, and interdisciplinary contributions.…

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21.05.2021

International ZEW Conference on Behavioural Public Economics

Why are female talents not always allocated in the best possible way on the international labour market? How should consumer goods be optimally taxed in the face of externalities? How does tax avoidance occur? These and other questions were addressed at the annual ZEW Public Finance Conference,…

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06.05.2021 - 07.05.2021

2021 ZEW Public Finance Conference

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the final programme for the 2021 ZEW Public Finance Conference. The conference will take place on 6 and 7 May 2021 as an online event.

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04.05.2021 - 05.05.2021

Research Seminar on “New European Taxes for the EU Budget?”

For decades, there have been discussions about new genuine own resources for the EU budget – so far without a substantial breakthrough. That could change in the coming years. Pressure has never been higher to find new sources of funding, as the EU must repay 750 billion Euro in debt from its…

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28.10.2020

Tax Systems in Times of COVID-19

How can tax systems create the right incentives for a sustainable economy and society while ensuring that government spending is sufficiently covered? These are some of the questions addressed at this year’s Annual Conference of the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation. Due to the coronavirus…

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17.07.2020

Seventh Annual MannheimTaxation Conference (10 September 2020)

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the seventh edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference 10 September 2020 as a one-day virtual conference. It is organised by the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation, which is a joint initiative of the University of Mannheim and ZEW Mannheim. This year's…

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