I am an Associate Professor at the UB School of Economics and I am affiliated with the Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (I.E.B.) and the CESifo in Munich.


I work in the area of Public Economics, most of my work is applied work in Public Finance. I work currently on the effects of taxation on (internal) migration, tax evasion and income shifting, fiscal capacity of governments, and what shapes preferences for redistribution.



New working paper:


Living at the Peak: Health and Public Finance During the Covid-19 Pandemic
(joint with Pilar Sorribas-Navarro and Judit Vall Castelló)



Preliminary draft available at:






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Dirk Foremny
Facultat d’Economia i Empresa
Universitat de Barcelona
c/ John M. Keynes, 1-11
08034 Barcelona (SPAIN)






ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-8987-231X


Office hours for students:
I hold my office hours upon appointment at the
Department of Economics,
Tower 6, Office 6101.
Please send me an email to arrange a meeting.


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