Prof. Dr. Alfons J. Weichenrieder

Phone:+49 (69) 798-34788
Address:Goethe University Frankfurt
RuW, Postbox 45
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4
60629 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Room:RuW 4.214
Office hours:

Tuesday 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
(with advanced notification by e-mail!)

and by appointment


Publication database

Professor of Economics and Public Finance, University of Frankfurt (Main)

Professional Activities

Research and Publications

See IDEAS/Repec or SSRN

Citations (via Repec)

Collaboration in Reports to Ministry of Finance:


  • Scientific Advisory Council, (since 2008, deputy chair since 2023), German Ministry of Finance
  • CESifo Research Fellow
  • International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation (CBT, Saïd Business School)
  • Scientific Advisory Board Leibniz ScienceCampus MaTax
  • Member of the Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT)
  • Member of the Public Finance Section of the German Economic Association (Mitglied des finanzwissenschaftlichen Ausschusses des Vereins für Socialpolitik)

Academic Qualification

  • Habilitation, University of Munich (2001)
  • Dr. oec.publ. (equiv. Ph.D. in Economics), University of Munich, Ph.D. thesis on "Taxation and Foreign Direct Investment" (1995)
  • Diplom Volkswirt (equiv. M.A. in Economics), University of Munich (1990)

Previous Positions

  • Professor at the University of Vienna (March 2001 - September 2002)
  • Senior Lecturer at Munich University and Academic Coordinator, CES (September 1997 - February 2001)
  • John Foster Dulles Visiting Lecturer of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University (September 1996 - July 1997)
  • Senior Lecturer at Munich University (April 1995 - August 1996)
  • Lecturer at Munich University (November 1990 - March 1995)