Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance

Research publications

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Research publications 2017

Whistleblowing – Deterring the use of offshore banking services

October 12, 2017

Legal researchers investigate effects on tax off-shore services [more]


Research highlights from our yearbook

June 22, 2017

The yearbook of the Max Planck Society illustrates the research carried out at our institutes. We selected a few reports from our 2017 yearbook to illustrate the variety and diversity of topics and projects. [more]


Taxes that vanish into thin air

February 21, 2017

International corporations such as Apple, Starbucks and Amazon have for years successfully avoided paying tax on their corporate profits. Aided by the tax competition between states, they shift their money to countries that have low tax rates and guarantee to levy tax only on domestic profits. Our author explains why it is by no means easy for the international community to counter these tricks. [more]

Research publications 2012

Once the conflict is over, solidarity in alliances goes out of the window

November 13, 2012

Anyone who competes or is at war should be careful when entering alliances. Above all this applies when there is booty to be shared afterwards. [more]

Research publications 2011

The future of the Eurozone

August 23, 2011

In the few days prior to 8 May 2010, European country leaders noticed a rapid loss of market confidence in government bonds. This loss of confidence not only affected bonds issued by the Greek government but also government bonds of several other member countries in the eurozone. [more]

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