Florian Zinsmeister joined the Markets and Politics unit as a research guest in June 2008. His fields of interest are public finance and fiscal federalism.
Since finishing his studies at Humboldt-University Berlin in 2006, Florian Zinsmeister is employed as a research assistant at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW). His working fields are the analysis and forecasts of public budgets as well as fiscal policy. In 2007 he joined the Berlin Doctoral Program. Florian Zinsmeister is currently working on his Ph.D. thesis about conflicts in fiscal federalism, especially transfer payments and bail-outs.