The Federal Ministry of Finance will be hosting its first Fiscal Policy Seminar on 13–14 December 2018. The goal of this seminar is to bring together academic public finance experts and Finance Ministry employees. This year, the theme is “Rethinking Market Discipline”. For details, please consult the Fis­cal Pol­i­cy Sem­i­nar 2018 [pdf, 303KB] .

After receiving a large number of quality submissions, the scientific committee headed by Professor Andreas Peichl (ifo Institute) has now selected eight papers for presentation. The author of the best paper will be awarded a prize.

We welcome registrations from persons with an academic background and an interest in fiscal policy. Please submit your final registration to by 30 November 2018.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Leonhard Czerny (e-mail:, Tel.: +49 30 2242 2497).