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PD Dr. Friedrich Heinemann

Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH (ZEW) Mannheim
L 7, 1
68161 Mannheim
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Friedrich Heinemann is head of the department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. He studied economics and history at the University of Münster, the London School of Economics and the University of Mannheim. After graduating (Diplom-Volkswirt) at the University of Mannheim he joined the ZEW where he has held responsibilities as project coordinator, senior researcher and, since 2005, as head of department. He received his Ph. D. ("Dr. rer. pol.") from the University of Mannheim. His doctoral dissertation dealt with the "Financial Constitution and Competencies of the European Union after Maastricht". 2010 he received his postdoctoral degree (“Habilitation”) from the University of Heidelberg and the Venia Legendi for economics.
His research interests are empirical public finance and public choice with a particular focus on

  • European Union and European integration,
  • federalism in Germany and Europe,
  • determinants of reform processes and
  • tax policy and tax competition.

Heinemann teaches at the University of Heidelberg, is board member of the Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration and member of the Scientific Board of the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP), Berlin, and FiFo Policy-Fellow.