Philipp Weber, M. Sc., Research Associate

Philipp Weber studied Economics and Business Administration at Leibniz University of Hannover and at Chinese University of Hong Kong between 2013 and 2018. He majored in Accounting, Business Taxation, International Financial Systems and Public Finance. During his studies, he absolved internships at BDO and EY in the fields of Auditing and Tax Advisory. Additionally he was research assistant for the chair of public finance at Leibniz University Hannover. Furthermore, Philipp Weber has a particular interest for the energy industry. He gained practical experiences in this field during internships at UNITI – Federal Association of Medium-sized Oil Companies and at Oiltanking Singapore, Tallinn (Estonia) and Sonmarin (Finland).

Since May 2019, Philipp Weber is research associate and PhD candidate at the Walter Eucken Institute in Freiburg. His research interests are in the field of Public Finance with focus on pricing negative external effects (Carbon Taxation and Emission Trading Schemes).

Research interests

  • Public Finance (especially fiscal equalization schemes, public debt and public investment)
  • national and international tax competition
  • economic policy