Christian Keuschnigg

Christian Keuschnigg

Christian Keuschnigg

Prof. em. Dr.

Professor for Public Economics

Universität St. Gallen
Dufourstrasse 50

9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Economic Policy

Public Economics

Fields of research

Tax reform, growth and distribution

Corporate Finance

Further fields of research

Banks and Capital Markets

International Economy

Welfare State

Professional Career

Professor in Economics, University of St. Gallen since 2000

Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna, 2012 - 2014

Professor of Public Economics, University of Saarland, Saarbruecken (03/1997-03/2001).

Director of European Institute, Economics Division, University of Saarland (05/1997-09/1998).

Teaching Activities

Public Economics and Economics of Taxation

Applied Microeconomics

Corporate Finance and Capital Markets


Centre for Economic Poliy Research (CEPR) London, Research Fellow since 1994.

Center for Economic Studies (CESifo) München, Research Fellow since 1999.

Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, International Research Fellow, since 2007.

Mitglied des Finanzwissenschaftlichen Ausschusses des Vereins für Socialpolitik. 

German Economic Association, Public Finance & Macroeconomics Group.


Erwin Schroedinger Research Fellowship, Princeton University (09/1994-06/1995).
Research Fellowship, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation, University of Bonn (09/1989-08/1990).

Editorial Board

Public Finance Analysis

Empirical Economics

Additional Information

Office hours:

MO, 10-12:00;

Meetings are preferably arranged by email to