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Prof. Dr. Burkhard Heer


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E-Mail: burkhard.heer@wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Telefon: +49 (0)821 598 - 4180
Raum: FW 2417
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Zur Person

Burkhard Heer wurde im Juli 2012 zum Professor für Finanzwissenschaft an der Universität Augsburg ernannt. Zuvor hat er an den Universitäten in Bozen, Italien, (Ordinarius für Volkswirtschaftslehre, 2004-2012), Bamberg (Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftspolitik, 2001-2004), und Innsbruck (Karenzprofessur für Finanzwissenschaft, 2001) sowie an der Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität in München (Vertretungsprofessur für Finanzwissenschaft, 2000-2001) gelehrt. Promoviert und habilitiert hat er an der Universität zu Köln in den Jahren 1996 und 2000. Burkhard Heer ist außerdem „fellow“ am Center of Economic Studies (CESifo) in München. Unter anderem verbrachte er Forschungsaufenthalte an der Georgetown University, der Stanford University, der University of Quebec at Montreal, der Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona und dem Internationalen Währungsfond in Washington, D.C.. Das „Handelsblatt“ hat Burkhard Heer 2010 und 2011 unter den besten 100 deutschen Auslandsökonomen aufgeführt.

 

Forschungsgebiete

Optimale Besteuerung, Sozialversicherungssysteme, Verteilungsökonomik, Konjunktur, Allgemeine Stochastische Gleichgewichtsmodelle

 

 

Ausgewählte Publikationen

“The Age-specific burdens of short-run fluctuations in government spending” (with Christian Scharrer), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2018, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2018.01.041

“Cyclical Asset Returns in the Consumption and Investment Good Sector”(with Alfred Maußner and Bernd Süssmuth), Review of Economic Dynamics, 2018, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.red.2017.07.008

“Optimal Pensions in Aging Economies”, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2018, vol. 18(1), 1-19, DOI: 10.1515/bejm-2015-0166

“Aging, the Great Moderation and Business-Cycle Volatility in aLife-Cycle Model” (with Christian Scharrer and Stefan Rohrbacher),Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2017, vol. 21, 362-383.

“The Cash-In-Advance Constraint in Monetary Growth Models with LaborMarket Search” (with Alfred Maußner), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2015, vol.19(1), 144-166.

“Population, Pensions and Endogenous Economic Growth” (with Andreas Irmen), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2014, vol. 46, 50-72.

“Tax Bracket Creep and Its Effect on Income Distribution” (with Bernd Süssmuth), Journal of Macroeconomics, 2013, vol. 38, 393-408.

“Unemployment and Debt Dynamics in a Highly Indebted Small Open Economy” (with Stefan F. Schubert), Journal of International Money and Finance, 2012, vol. 31, 1392-1413.

“The Burden of Unanticipated Inflation: Analysis of an Overlapping Generations Model with Progressive Income Taxation and Staggered Prices” (with Alfred Maussner), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2012, vol. 16, 278-308.

“The Money-Age Distribution: Empirical Facts and the Limits of Three Monetary Models” (with Alfred Maußner and Paul McNelis), Journal of Macroeconomics, 2011, vol. 33, 390-405.

“Inflation and Output Dynamics in a Model with Labor Market Search and Capital Accumulation” (with Alfred Maussner), Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 12, 2010, 654-686.

“Computation of Business Cycle Models: A Comparison of Numerical Methods” (with Alfred Maussner), Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 12, 2008, 641-663.

“Effects of Inflation on Wealth Distribution: Do Stock Market Participation Fees and Capital Income Taxation Matter?” (with Bernd Süssmuth), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 31, 2007, 277-303.

“Efficiency and Distribution Effects of a Revenue-neutral Income Tax Reform” (with Mark Trede), Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 25, 2003, 87-107.

“Welfare costs of inflation in a dynamic economy with search unemployment”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 28, 2003, 255-72.

“Employment and Welfare Effects of a Two-Tier Unemployment Compensation System”, International Tax and Public Finance, vol. 10, 2003, 147-68.

“The German Unemployment Compensation System: Effects on Aggregate Savings and the Wealth Distribution”, Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 48, 2002, 371-94.

“Wealth Distribution and Optimal Inheritance Taxation in Life-Cycle Economies”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 103, 2001, 445-65.

“Optimal flat-rate taxes on capital - a re-examination of Lucas' supply side model” (with Hans Peter Grüner), Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 52, 2000, 289-305.