Welcome

I am an Assistant Professor at the UB School of Economics and I am affiliated with the Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (I.E.B.) and the CESifo in Munich. I work in the area of Public Economics, most of my work is applied work in Public Finance. I work currently on the effects of taxation on (internal) migration, tax evasion and income shifting, fiscal capacity of governments, and the role of politicians in fiscal policy making.

 


 

New working papers:

 

Income Shifting and Tax Evasion: Evidence from an Uruguayan Tax Reform
(joint with Leonel Muinelo Gallo and Javier Vázquez-Grenno)
- preliminary draft
Media coverage: This paper has been featured in "el País" (in Spanish)

 

Forthcoming articles:

 

Relocation of the Rich: Migration in Response to Top Tax Rate Changes from Spanish Reforms
(joint with David R. Agrawal)
Review of Economics and Statistics, accepted
Working paper version here
Media coverage: The Economist "Money Talks" podcast featured this article (minute 11)


Overlapping Political Budget Cycles
(joint with Rony Freier, Mustafa Yeter, and Marc-Daniel Moessinger)
Public Choice (October 2018, Volume 177, Issue 1–2, pp 1–27)

 

Fiscal Decentralization and Mobility: Evidence from Spain’s Income Tax System
(joint with David R. Agrawal)
ifo DICE Report - Journal for Institutional Comparisons (02/2018)

 


 

 

            

 

 

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Contact:

Dirk Foremny
IEB
Facultat d’Economia i Empresa
Universitat de Barcelona
c/ John M. Keynes, 1-11
08034 Barcelona (SPAIN)

 

Mail:

foremny(at)ub.edu

 

Phone:

+34 93 402 18 16

 

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-8987-231X

 

Office hours for students:
I hold my office hours upon appointment at the
Department of Economics,
Tower 6, Office 6101.
Please send me an email to arrange a meeting.