Sijbren Cnossen is a Professor at the Economics Faculty of the University of Pretoria, Academic Partner of CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, and Emeritus Professor of Economics at Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and of Tax Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has held appointments at the Law Schools of Harvard University, New York University and the University of Florida, the College of Europe at Bruges, and The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study.
Professor Cnossen has served with the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Dutch Tax Service. Further, he has been a consultant to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the European Commission, the IMF, the World Bank, the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He is a senior economic advisor to the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC).
Professor Cnossen has advised the governments of several countries on the design of their tax systems and has published and taught widely on tax policy issues, especially regarding tax coordination, income taxation, value added taxation and excise taxation.
Academic Partner, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Professor of Economics, University of Pretoria
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