Kurt Schmidheiny


Kurt Schmidheiny I am an Assistant Professor at Universit├Ąt Basel in Switzerland. I am also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London), a Research Network Fellow at CESifo (Munich), a member of the executive committee of the Urban Economics Association and of the editorial board of the Journal of Urban Economics. I hold a Ph.D. from the University of Bern in Switzerland.

My research focuses on tax competition, fiscal federalism and urban economics. My work is published in the Journal of Political Economy, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Economic Geography, Economic Policy and more.

You can contact me at
the University of Basel