Nils Wehrhöfer received his master of economic research from the University of Mannheim. He is currently a PhD student at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) at the University of Mannheim. During his studies, he has worked as a research assistant in the division “International Distribution and Redistribution” of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). In his thesis, supervised by Prof. Dr. Janeba and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Siegloch, he is investigating public finance and political economy questions. His research interests include public economics and applied microeconometrics.