External speakers

Margit Schratzenstaller-Altzinger

Deputy Director, WIFO

Margit Schratzenstaller is a Senior Researcher (Public Finance) at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO). Since January 2016 she is deputy director at WIFO. She holds university degrees from the University of Gießen/Germany and the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee/USA and a PhD from the University of Gießen. Margit Schratzenstaller is expert in the Austrian Fiscal Council and member of the Board of Trustees of the European Forum Alpbach and teaches at the University of Vienna. She was deputy coordinator of the FP7 EU project WWWforEurope and is partner in the H2020 EU project FairTax. Her field of expertise covers (European) tax and budget policy, tax competition and harmonization, fiscal federalism and gender budgeting.