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Welcome to the Chair of Economics and Social Policy!

The Chair of Economics and Social Policy, headed by Prof. Dr. Matthias Wrede, is dedicated to high quality research and teaching in the areas of social policy, public finance, and regional and urban economics.

In their research paper "Political alignment and project funding," recently published in the journal International Tax and Public Finance, authors Luisa Schneider, Daniela Wech, and Prof. Dr. Matthias Wrede analyze the relationship between the party affiliation of politicians at different levels of ...

We are pleased to announce a recent publication by alumna Dr. Isabella Lehmann: Expecting equality or efficiency? A factorial survey on the justice perception of regional redistributive policies Journal: Regional Studies (2022) Link to article: DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2021.2018129