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Dr. Samina Sultan
Economist for European Economic and Fiscal PolicyTel: +49 221 4981-312 Mail: Sultan@iwkoeln.de
- At the IW since 2022
- Studied economics at the Universities of Mannheim, St. Gallen and Tübingen.
- 2021: Doctorate at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich on "Determinants and Effects of Fiscal and Industrial Policies" with research stay at the University of California, Berkeley
- 2021-2022: Researcher at the German Council of Economic Experts (Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung)
- Research interests: Europe, fiscal and industrial policies, China
Matthes, Jürgen / Sultan, Samina, 2023, Reform der EU-Fiskalregeln. Lindners Ideen haben Berechtigung, IW-Kurzbericht, Nr. 30, Köln
Hentze, Tobias / Sultan, Samina, 2023, Neuer Anlauf zur Harmonisierung der Unternehmensbesteuerung in der EU. Öffentliche Konsultation der Europäischen Kommission zu „Unternehmen in Europa: ein Rahmen für die Unternehmensbesteuerung (BEFIT)“, IW-Report, Nr. 7, Köln
Berthold Busch / Jürgen Matthes / Samina Sultan, 2023, Zur Abhängigkeit einzelner Industriezweige von China, IW-Report, Nr. 5
Busch, Berthold / Sultan, Samina, 2022, Die EU vor neuen Erweiterungen? Alternativen zur Vollmitgliedschaft, IW-Analyse, Nr. 152, Köln
Busch, Berthold / Kauder, Björn / Sultan, Samina, 2022, Wer finanziert die EU? Nettozahler und Nettoempfänger in der EU, IW-Report, Nr. 55, Köln
Sultan, Samina / Rusche, Christian / Busch, Berthold / Bardt, Hubertus, 2022, Single Market Emergency Instrument. An instrument with pitfalls, IW-Kurzbericht, Nr. 85, Köln
Bardt, Hubertus / Busch, Berthold / Rusche, Christian / Sultan, Samina, 2022, Single Market Emergency Instrument. Ein Instrument mit Tücken, IW-Policy Paper, Nr. 7, Köln
Matthes, Jürgen / Kauder, Björn / Sultan, Samina, 2023, Reforming Economic and Monetary Union. Balancing Spending and Public Debt Sustainability, in: Martens Centre for European Studies, Policy Brief, June 2023, Brussels / Cologne
Sultan, Samina / Rusche, Christian / Bardt, Hubertus / Busch, Berthold, 2023, Single Market Emergency Instrument. A Tool with Pitfalls, in: Intereconomics, 58. Jg., Heft 3, S. 160-166
Fuest, C. / Hugger, F. / Sultan, S. / Xing, J., 2022, What drives Chinese overseas M&A investment? Evidence from micro data, in: Review of International Economics, 30, 306– 344. https://doi.org/10.1111/roie.12566
Fuest, Clemens / Sultan, Samina , 2019, How Will Brexit Affect Tax Competition and Tax Harmonization? The Role of Discriminatory Taxation, in: National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 72(1), pages 111-138, March
More from Dr. Samina Sultan
Reforming Economic and Monetary Union: Balancing Spending and Public Debt Sustainability
Fiscal policy in the EU faces the dilemma of having to meet large spending needs despite the existence of elevated public debt ratios. Fiscal policy therefore needs to put the member states on a sustainable path to gradual debt reduction.
Single Market Emergency Instrument: A Tool with Pitfalls
In reaction to disruptions of the Single Market, the European Commission put forward an emergency instrument. It proposes far-reaching measures in order to maintain the proper functioning of the Single Market and ensure the supply and distribution of goods and services.
Reform of EU-fiscal rules: Lindner's ideas have merit
The German government's proposal to introduce a fixed limit on government spending growth for highly indebted member states in the course of the reform of the Stability and Growth Pact makes sense. Given the macroeconomic environment, such a minimum requirement does not appear overambitious. This would ensure a steady reduction in the government deficit and debt level.
New attempt to harmonise corporate taxation in the EU
In the course of 2023, the European Commission plans to present a proposal for a new corporate tax system under the title "Business in Europe: Framework for Income Taxation (BEFIT)".
The Dependence of Individual Industries on China
The import and export dependency of German manufacturing branches on China at the intermediate input level is calculated here by evaluating the international input-output tables of FIGARO (Full International and Global Accounts for Research in Input-Output Analysis), which are provided by Eurostat with data as of 2020. On the import side, FIGARO data provide a better picture of the import dependency of industrial branches than the usual foreign trade statistics, because the latter also include imports from China that go into final demand here.
EU Enlargement? Alternative concepts to full membership
Debate on whether the European Union (EU) should accept new members has recently gained momentum. In June 2022, just months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the European Council granted both the latter nation and the Republic of Moldova the status of candidate country, and Georgia the status of potential candidate.
Who finances the EU?: Net contributors and net recipients in the EU
The European Union finances its budget largely from contributions by the Member States. Since, in turn, substantial payments are made in the Member States via the expenditures of the EU budget, this results in net positions for the individual countries vis-à-vis the EU budget.
Single Market Emergency Instrument: An instrument with pitfalls
In reaction to recent disruptions concerning the Single Market, the European Commission proposed an Emergency Instrument to maintain the proper functioning of the Single Market and ensure the supply and distribution of goods and services. It provides for far-reaching measures. The dirigiste interventions in the market it allows, are to be critically questioned, while better coordination and exchange of information between the member states could be an added value of the SMEI.
Single Market Emergency Instrument – An instrument with pitfalls
The Single Market is one of the most important achievements of the European Union (EU) and it contributes significantly to economic welfare. In fact, most of the international trade of the Member States takes place in the Single Market.