Florian Scheuer is awarded the 2021 Gossen Prize

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Professor Florian Scheuer is awarded the 2021 Gossen Prize for his outstanding work on tax theory and related areas of finance and applied microeconomics. 

The Gossen Prize is an annual award given by the Verein für Socialpolitik to German-speaking economists under the age of 45 whose work gained international recognition. The award is given out to an outstanding researcher in an effort to reward research that is internationally visible and makes a prominent connection between local research institutions and the worldwide community. 

“I'm honored and humbled to win this year's Gossen Prize and to join the impressive list of previous winners.” 

Florian Scheuer

Florian Scheuer is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Public Economics (PE) programme. He is the UBS Professor of Economics of Institutions at the University of Zurich and Vice Chairman of the Department of Economics. Professor Scheuer's research connects the fields of public finance, economic theory, macroeconomics and political economy. In particular, he has studied how rising inequality affects various aspects of optimal tax policy and vice versa. 

Florian's CEPR Discussion Papers can be found here, including:

Read the full statement from Verein für Socialpolitik here