David’s research focuses on the effects of taxes on corporate decision-making. Moreover, he is interested in international taxation and the taxation of the financial sector. David holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim and an M.Sc. in "Strategy, Innovation, and Management Control" from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where he also started his doctoral studies (major in taxation). He visited the Department of Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in spring 2018 and gained professional experience in the private (PwC and BMW) and public sector (UNIDO).