President of the ifo Institute, Professor for Economics and Public Finance at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Director of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), and Executive Director of CESifo GmbH
International Research Fellow
Professor Clemens Fuest is President of the ifo Institute, Professor for Economics and Public Finance at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Director of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), and Executive Director of CESifo GmbH.
He a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry of Finance, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and on the Academic Advisory Board of Ernst & Young GmbH. He is also a member of the Minimum Wage Committee of the Federal Republic of Germany. Until 2017 he belonged to the "High Level Group on Own Resources" (Monti-Commission) of the European Union. In 2013 he received the Gustav Stolper Award of the Verein für Socialpolitik (Social Policies Society – VfS), and in 2019 the Hanns Martin Schleyer Award.
His research areas are Economic and Fiscal Policy, International Taxation, Tax Policy and European Integration. Professor Fuest was appointed ifo President in April 2016, he was Professor at the University of Cologne (2001 – 2008), at the University of Oxford (2008 – 2013), and at the University of Mannheim (2013 – 2016).
Clemens Fuest has published a number of books and articles in national and international journals. He also regularly contributes to public debates on economic and fiscal policy with articles in renowned newspapers as the Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche and The Wall Street Journal.