Dr. habil. Simon Loretz

Simon Loretz is Senior Economist at WIFO and has been working in the Research Group "Macroeconomics and Public Finance" since 2017. Prior to this he was a senior economist at Institute for Advanced studies in Vienna, a lecturer at the University of Bayreuth, a research fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and a research assistant at the University of Innsbruck. He completed his doctorate at the University of Innsbruck and obtained his habilitation at the University of Bayreuth. In addition to his academic background he works on various applied research projects for the national and international policy makers. He is scientific coordinator for a framework contract for the provision of economic analysis in the area of taxation with the European Commission DG TAXUD. His research interests include international taxation, tax competition and harmonisation, fiscal federalism and applied microeconometrics.

Project
Closed: 15.12.2023
Contractor project: Liaison Office of the Laender
Project
Closed: 31.07.2023
Contractor project: Federal Ministry of Finance
Project partner: Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Institute for Advanced Studies
Project
Closed: 16.12.2022
Contractor project: Institute for Advanced Studies
JEL-Codes: H24
Keywords: Personal income tax, Inflation, Cold progression