Chair of Economic Policy
Johannes Rincke (born in 1972) studied economics and Eastern European studies at Freie Universität Berlin. After graduating in 2001, he worked as a research associate at the Research Department ‘Company Taxation and Public Finance’ at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim until 2006. From 2003 to 2006, he was also a research associate at the University of Mannheim. He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Göttingen in 2006.
He then worked as a research associate at the Seminar for Economic Policy at LMU Munich until 2010. In 2008 and 2009, he held positions as a visiting research fellow at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA, and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. Both visits were funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In 2010, he obtained his habilitation from LMU Munich. Prof. Dr. Johannes Rincke has been Chair of Economic Policy at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) since September 2010.
His research connects topics in the fields of public finance and behavioral economics. He is particularly interested in the design and execution of field experiments on individual compliance decisions (contributions to public goods, tax compliance, corruption, etc.).