Lars Feld

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Lars Feld
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Lars Feld, 2015
Lars Peter Feld

(1966-08-09) August 9, 1966 (age 52)
OccupationDirector of the Walter Eucken Institut
Childrenthree sons

Lars Peter Feld (born August 9, 1966 in Saarbrücken) is director of the Walter Eucken Institut, Professor for Economic Policy at the University of Freiburg, and a member of the German Council of Economic Experts.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Feld studied Economics at Saarland University. He obtained a doctorate in Economics 1999 and a habilitation in Economics in 2002, both from the University of St. Gallen.


From 2002 until 2005 Feld was visiting academic at the Economic Sciences faculty at the University of Rennes 1. At the same time, from 2002 until 2006, he served as professor for Economics with specialty in finance at the University of Marburg and, since 2002, he also serves as associate professor for Economics at the University of St. Gallen.

Since 2008 Feld has been a member of the Kronberger Kreis[2] of the Stiftung Marktwirtschaft[3] (Market Economy Foundation) and in this context calls for more private liability within the European bank union.

From 2006 until 2010 Feld held the chair for finance at the University of Heidelberg. At the same time he was offered a research professorship at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim which he took on in 2006. In addition to this, since 2007, he is visiting academic at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. During this time he worked as curator for student business consulting GalileiConsult e.V. in Heidelberg.

Since September 2010 Feld has been professor for Economic Policy and Ordinal Economics at the University of Freiburg and serves as lead executive at the Walter Eucken Institute.

Since March 2011, Feld has been a member of the German Council of Economic Experts.[4] Since 2013, he also serves on the advisory board of the Stability Council, a body devised as part of Germany’s national implementation of the European Fiscal Compact.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Burret, Heiko T.; ———; Koehler, Ekkehard A. (2014). "Panel Cointegration Tests on the Fiscal Sustainability of German Laender". CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4929. SSRN 2496332.
  • ———; Ruf, Martin; Scheuering, Uwe; Schreiber, Ulrich; Voget, Johannes (2013). "Effects of Territorial and Worldwide Corporation Tax Systems on Outbound M&As" (PDF). ZEW Discussion Paper No. 13-088. Mannheim.
  • Asatryan, Zareh; ——— (2014). "Revisiting the Link Between Growth and Federalism: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach". Journal of Comparative Economics. forthcoming (3): 772–781. doi:10.1016/j.jce.2014.04.005.
  • ———; Heckemeyer, Jost Henrich (2011). "FDI and Taxation: A Meta-Study". Journal of Economic Surveys. 25 (2): 233–272. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6419.2010.00674.x.

Other activities[edit]


  • 1996: Wicksell-Price from the European Public Choice Society
  • 2001: Best Paper Prize from the International Institute of Public Finance
  • 2008: Excellence in Refereeing Award from the American Economic Review

Personal life[edit]

Feld is married and has three sons.[10]


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  2. ^ "Prof. Dr. Lars P. Feld (Sprecher)". Stiftung Marktwirtschaft. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  3. ^ "Kronberger Kreis fordert mehr private Haftung bei der Europäischen Bankenunion" (PDF). Stiftung Marktwirtschaft. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  4. ^ "Prof. Dr. Lars P. Feld". Sachverstaendigenrat Wirtschaft. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  5. ^ Members of the Scientific Advisory Board RWI Essen.
  6. ^ Kuratorium und Mitgliederversammlung: Den Blick nach vorne richten German Institute for Economic Research, press release of November 23, 2010.
  7. ^ "Prof. Dr. Lars P. Feld". Leopoldina Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften. 2008. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  8. ^ Members Wilhelm Röpke Institute.
  9. ^ Boards German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).
  10. ^ Plickert, Philip (2011-08-29). "Der Schuldenbremser". Retrieved 2017-10-19.

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