Frank M. Fossen is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Charles N. Mathewson Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Department of Economics at the University of Nevada, Reno. Before joining UNR in 2016, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics with a Focus on Public Economics at Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in 2010.

He received his PhD in Economics with distinction in 2008 and his habilitation in 2015 from Freie Universitaet Berlin. Before, he had studied at University of Karlsruhe and University of Toronto.

Frank Fossen works primarily in the fields of public and labor economics and applied microeconometrics. His main research interests are the economics of entrepreneurship and taxation. He published more than 25 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, European Economic Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Small Business Economics.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13180
revised version forthcoming in: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12499
revised version forthcoming in: Small Business Economics,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11258
revised version published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2020, 48, 253-289.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8816
revised version published in: Small Business Economics, 2017, 49 (3), 647-669
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7950
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2017, 97, 1-25.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6819
revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2013, 37, 66-84
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