4th Berlin-Vallendar Conference on Tax Research - Call for Papers

The 4th Berlin-Vallendar Conference on Tax Research will be held on July 11–12, 2018 at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar. The WHU is situated in the Rhine valley – a famous UNESCO World Heritage site populated with romantic medieval castles and picturesque vineyards. There is a direct train connection running from Frankfurt Airport (duration about 1 hour).

The conference is organized jointly by Frank Hechtner, TU Kaiserslautern and Martin Jacob, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar.

The conference provides tax researchers an opportunity to present their current projects. We welcome all papers in the broad area of taxation. There is no limitation to certain research methods.

A limited number of selected papers will be presented. Presenters will benefit from a formal discussant and general audience feedback. We also welcome interested participants who do not present a paper. The number of attendees is limited. There is no conference fee for attending and local expenses will be partially covered.

Please submit your full paper electronically to taxation@whu.edu by
April 13, 2018. Authors chosen to present papers will be notified by April 27, 2018.

Please feel free to contact the organizers Frank Hechtner (hechtner@wiwi.uni-kl.de) or Martin Jacob (martin.jacob@whu.edu) for further information. We look forward to seeing you in Vallendar.


Professor Dr.

Martin Jacob

Chair of Business Taxation


Prof. Dr.

Frank Hechtner

Freie Universität Berlin

+49 30 838 – 522 13
+49 30 838 – 4 522 13