For a short CV, see below. My full CV can be found here.

Current Position

04/2022 - today

Professor for Public Economics (W2)

University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Past Appointments

10/2017 - 03/2022



09/2020 - 06/2021



10/2019 - 12/2019



04/2016 - 09/2017



04/2015 - 09/2017


Jun.- Professor for Public Economics (affiliated to Prof. Georg Wamser)

University of Tübingen, Germany


Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow/Visiting Researcher, Department of Economics,

European University Institute, Florence


Visiting researcher, invited by Prof. Wojciech Kopczuk

Columbia University, USA


Research and Teaching Assistant in the research group of Prof. Nadja Dwenger

University of Hohenheim


Research and Teaching Assistant in the research group of Prof. Nadine Riedel

Ruhr-University Bochum


05/2015 - 07/2017



10/2013 - 03/2016



10/2012 - 03/2015



10/2009 - 09/2012

PhD in Economics (Advisor: Prof. Nadine Riedel), Ruhr-University Bochum

Summa cum laude


Master of Science in Management, University of Hohenheim

Grade 1.5 (equiv. A-)


Master of Science in Economics, University of Hohenheim

Grade 1.0 (equiv. A)


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics, University of Hohenheim

Grade 1.2 (equiv. A-)


Laudage Teles, S., Riedel N., and Strohmaier, K. (2024), "On the Effects of Transfer Pricing Regulations: A Developing Country Perspective," Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.


Bosch, N., Dekker, V., and Strohmaier, K. (2020), "A Data-Driven Procedure to Determine the Bunching Window - An Application to the Netherlands", International Tax and Public Finance, 27(4), 951-979.


Pfeifer, G., Reutter, M., and Strohmaier, K. (2019), "Goodbye Smokers’ Corner: Health Effects of School Smoking Bans", Journal of Human Resources, 55(3), 1068–1104. 


Lediga, C., Riedel, N., and Strohmaier, K. (2019), "The Elasticity of Corporate Taxable Income - Evidence from South Africa" Economics Letters, 175, 43-46.


Rostam-Afschar, D. and Strohmaier, K. (2018), "Does Regulation Trade-Off Quality Against Inequality? The Case for German Architects and Construction Engineers", British Journal of Industrial Relations, 57(4), 870-893.


Kaiser, M., Reutter, M., Sousa-Poza, A., and Strohmaier, K., (2018), "Smoking and local unemployment - Evidence from Germany", Economics and Human Biology, 29, 138-147.


Knoll, B., Riedel, N., Shamsfakhr, F., and Strohmaier, K., (2016), “Corporate Tax Evasion and Avoidance in Developing Countries”, In: The Routledge Companion to Tax Avoidance Research, ed. by Epifantseva, Y., Hashimzade, N., Taylor & Francis

Working Papers

 "Combatting Tax Evasion: Evidence from Comparing Commercial and Business Tax Registry," joint with C. Lediga and N. Riedel, CESifo Working Paper Series 7117.

(Revision invited at Journal of Development Economics)


"Transfer Pricing Documentation Rules and Multinational Firm Behavior – Evidence from France," joint with N. Riedel and S. Laudage Teles, available at SSRN:

(Revision invited at Journal of Public Economics)


"Tax Enforcement Spillovers: Evidence from South Africa," joint with C. Lediga and N. Riedel, available at SSRN:

(Revision invited at The Economic Journal)


"The Effects of Free Secondary School Track Choice: A Disaggregated Synthetic Control Approach," joint with G. Pfeifer and A. Osikominu, CESifo Working Paper No. 8879.


"Transfer Pricing Regulations Worldwide – A Survey," joint with V. Merlo, S. Laudage, and N. Riedel, RSIT Working Paper 04/2024.


"The ITI database: New data on international tax institutions," joint with G. Wamser, V. Merlo, M. Ruf, F. Stähler, J. C. Eklund, T. Hahn, J. Hansen, N. Hiller, S. Teles Laudage, S. Mc Auliffe, and G. U. Thunecke, RSIT Working Paper 05/2024.



"All That Glitters? Golden Visas and Real Estate," joint with J. Pereira dos Santos, IZA Working Paper No. 16857.


Work in Progress

"Causal Impacts of Urban Greening Project on Economic and Health Outcomes," joint with M. Stockburger.


"Culture of Opportunity: On the Origins of Intergenerational Mobility," joint with S. Siegloch and M. Slotwinski.


"Does Smoking Affect Wages?" joint with G. Pfeifer and M. Stockburger.


"Reducing Tax Uncertainty with Advance Pricing Agreements?" joint with J. Neidhart.


"Bunching and the Elasticity of Taxable Income – A Meta-Analysis," joint with J. Wachter, A. Windisch, and S. Kayongo.


"All Together Now? Analyzing the Expansion of Comprehensive Schooling in Germany," joint with H. Pfleiderer.


Workshops and Presentations



































Invited: MPP Seminar University of Sydney; Applied Economic & Social Research Seminar at the Melbourne Institute; Research Seminar University of Hohenheim, Research Seminar University of Gießen: Research Seminar ZEW Mannheim; EuHEA conference (Bologna, Italy)


Invited: Research Seminar RWI Essen; Research Seminar University of Ulm, Research Seminar University of Duisburg-Essen; ZEW Summer School „Africa on the Move”


Invited: Research Seminar University of Innsbruck, Austria; Workshop on Societal Problems (Engelberg, Switzerland)


Conferences: XXIX Meeting of the Economics of Education Association (online); EEA-ESEM Virtual 2021


113th Annual Conference on Taxation (NTA, online), European University Institute Seminar (Florence), Workshop on The Economics of Informality (Univesidad del Rosario, online), Research School of International Taxation (Tübingen)


34th Annual Congress of the EEA (Manchester), 75th Congress of the Institute of Public Finance (Glasgow), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (Geneva), Workshop on Applied Microeconomics (Lüneburg), Umea University Research Seminar (Umea, invited)


International Symposium on the Regulation of Professions (London); Workshop on the Economics of Ageing (Hohenheim); 74th Congress of the Institute of Public Finance (Tampere); Verein für Socialpolitik (Freiburg); European Association of Labour Economists (Lyon); Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation (Berlin)


American Economic Assosiation (Annual Meeting in Chicago); Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Halle); Verein für Socialpolitik (Wien); 73rd Congress of the Institute of Public Finance (Tokyo); Brownbag Seminar (Hohenheim); 2nd IZA Workshop on the Economics of Education (Bonn); Research School of International Taxation (Tübingen); Summer School held by Steven Durlauf, Joachim Winter and Jeffrey Wooldridge (Berlin)


ZEW Research Seminar (Mannheim, invited); European Association of Labour Economists (Ghent); Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation (Mailand); Verein für Socialpolitik (Augsburg); 72nd Congress of the Institute of Public Finance (Lake Tahoe); Journées Louis-André Gerard-Varet (Aix-en-Provence); Spring School held by Stefan Hoderlein (Hohenheim); Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (Lugano)


Tax Administration Research Center (London, invited); Netherlands Bureau for EconomicPolicy Analysis (Den Haag, invited); THE Seminar (Hohenheim); 71st Congress of the Institute of Public Finance (Dublin)

Honors and Awards

09/2020 - 12/2020


01/2020 - 12/2021










10/2012 - 09/2013


10/2011 - 09/2012

Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship, European University Institute, Italy


Athene-Program University Tübingen


Gebrüder-Deschauer-Prize for Outstanding Scientific Dissertations


Award for the Best Master's Thesis, University of Hohenheim


Prize for the Best Master's Degree, University of Hohenheim


Teaching Award, University of Hohenheim


Scholarship sponsored by Südwestbank (Deutschlandstipendium)


Scholarship sponsored by Sparkassenverband BW (Deutschlandstipendium)


Prof Dr. Kristina Strohmaier

Any questions, ideas or fruitful comments? Please do not hestitate to contact me!

University of Duisburg-Essen, Universitätsstraße 12, 45117 Essen


Phone: +49 - (0) 201 18-33633