Sinn, Hans-Werner

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SINN, Hans-Werner

SINN, Hans-Werner. German, b. 1948. Genres: Economics. Career: University of Western Ontario, Canada, professor of economics, 1978-79, 1984-85; University of Munich, Germany, professor of economics and public finance, 1984-, chairman of economics faculty, 1991-93, director of Center for Economic Studies, 1991-. President and CEO of ifo Institute for Economic Research, 1999-. Member of advisory boards. Publications: Economic Decisions Under Uncertainty, 1983; Capital Income Taxation and Resource Allocation, 1987; Jumpstart: The Economic Unification of Germany, 1992; (with D. Begg, J. Crémer, and others) Making Sense of Subsidiarity: How Much Centralization for Europe?, 1993; The German State Banks: Global Players in the International Finance Markets, 1999. Author of two German-language reports on housing policy, published in 1995. Contributor to periodicals and journals. Address: ifo Institute, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich, Germany. Online address: [email protected]