Margit Schratzenstaller, born 1968 in Landshut/Germany, has been working as a Senior Researcher (Public Finances) at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) since April 2003. Since January 2016 she is deputy director at WIFO.
She holds university degrees from the University of Gießen, Germany and the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee/USA and a PhD from the University of Giessen.
She is expert in the Austrian Fiscal Council and member of the Board of Trustees of the European Forum Alpbach and teaches at the University of Vienna.
Her field of expertise covers (European) tax and budget policy, tax competition and harmonization, fiscal federalism and gender budgeting. She is deputy coordinator of the FP7 EU project WWWforEurope and partner in the H2020 project FairTax.
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