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Hermann Rappen

Researcher in the research department "Macroeconomics and Public Finance"

Hermann Rappen

Hermann Rappen (born 1954) studied Economics at the Gerhard Mercator-University - Gesamthochschule Duisburg, 1981 Diploma in Economics. From 1981 to 1986 he worked there as research and teaching assistant, Public Finance, Prof. Dr. K. Tiepelmann. Since 1986 Hermann Rappen is researcher at the RWI in the research department “Macroeconomics and Public Finance”.

Research Interests

Sustainability of public finances, efficiency in fulfilling public tasks, financial equalisation, municipal finances

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Hermann Rappen

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für
Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
D - 45128 Essen

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