Economist Johannes Lorenz appointed
Dr Johannes Lorenz has been appointed Junior Professor of Business Taxation at the Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law.
He was previously a postdoctoral researcher at Paderborn University's Chair of Business Administration. Lorenz studied business administration and economics at the University of Passau, where he also completed his doctorate in 2017. In the same year he was appointed as a tax advisor by the Munich Chamber of Tax Advisors. After working as a research assistant and senior lecturer at the University of Passau's Chair of Business Administration with a Focus on Taxation, Lorenz was an associate at the Munich-based law firm Flick Gocke Schaumburg, which specializes in commercial law, from 2018 to 2020. He then took up a research associate post at Paderborn University.
Lorenz's research interests include the impact of taxation on the decisions of companies and individuals in interaction with strategically acting tax authorities, with a particular focus on (international) tax avoidance and tax complexity.