Prof. Dr. Friedrich Heinemann

Project: C5

Head of the Department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance"

Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
L7, 1
D-68161 Mannheim

Tel.: +49 (0) 621-1235-149
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Email: heinemann<at>


Prof. Dr. Friedrich Heinemann is head of the department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim as well as adjunct professor of economics at the University of Heidelberg.
He studied economics and history at the University of Münster, the London School of Economics and the University of Mannheim. He received his Ph. D. ("Dr. rer. pol.") from the University of Mannheim. His doctoral dissertation dealt with the "Financial Constitution and Competencies of the European Union after Maastricht". 2010 he received his postdoctoral degree ("Habilitation") from the University of Heidelberg and the venia legendi for economics. Heinemann is board member of the Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration, Berlin, and member of the board of trustees of the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP), Berlin. His research interests are empirical public finance with a special focus on issues of European integration, fiscal federalism, taxation and fiscal policies.

Selected Publications:

Heinemann, Friedrich, Eckhard Janeba, Marc-Daniel Moessinger and Christoph Schröder (forthcoming), Who likes to fend for oneself? Revenue autonomy preferences of subnational politicians in Germany, Publius: The Journal of Federalism.

Hennighausen, Tanja and Friedrich Heinemann (2015), Don't Tax Me? Determinants of Individual Attitudes Toward Progressive Taxation, German Economic Review 16 (3), 255-289.

Heinemann, Friedrich, Steffen Osterloh and Alexander Kalb (2014), Sovereign risk premia: The link between fiscal rules and stability culture, Journal of International Money and Finance 41, 110-127.

Heinemann, Friedrich, Eckhard Janeba, Marc-Daniel Moessinger, Christoph Schröder and Frank Streif (2014), Föderalismus-Präferenzen in den deutschen Landesparlamenten, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 15 (1), 56-74.

Heinemann, Friedrich and Martin Kocher (2013), Tax compliance under taxregime changes, International Tax and Public Finance 20 (2), 225-246.