Professor Dr Martin Altemeyer-Bartscher
Head of the Research Group Fiscal Federalism and Institutional Change
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
Assistant Professor in Economics, especially Fiscal Policy
- fiscal federalism
- mechanism design
- environmental economics
- theory of public goods
- tax policy
Since July 2012, Professor Altemeyer-Bartscher has been an Assistant Professor for Economics, focusing on fiscal policy, at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg as well as a member of the Department of Macroeconomics and head of the Research Group "Fiscal Federalism and Institutional Change" at IWH.
Martin Altemeyer-Bartscher studied economics at the universities in Tübingen, Lausanne and Bonn. He was a doctoral student in the priority program of the German Science Foundation “Institutional Design in Federal Systems”. In 2009, he received his doctoral degree from Chemnitz University of Technology (Thesis: “On Federal Transfers and Incentives”). He worked as a research assistant at Chemnitz University of Technology until June 2012 and was a guest researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2006 and 2010.