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Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad

Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and a Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society. Previously he was a Full Professor of Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin from 1994 to 2009. Concurrently he was a Director at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) from 2001 to 2009. He is member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and of four other science academies. He is a Co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics. Since 1999 he has been a member of the Council of Scientific Advisors to the Federal Ministry of Finance and was the Chair from 2011 to 2014.