Biography

Michael Devereux

Michael Devereux

Professor of Business Taxation, SBS, and Director, Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation

Michael Devereux is Director of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, Professor of Business Taxation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Professorial Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford. He is Research Director of the European Tax Policy Forum, Honorary President of the International Institute of Public Finance, and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and CESifo. He is the 2018 Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship at CESifo, Munich. In 2014 he was a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Taxation of the Digital Economy.

His research concerns the impact of taxes on business behaviour, including investment, employment, location and financial behaviour, as well as the design of appropriate tax policies for business. A particular interest is the international side of corporation tax, including where companies do and should pay tax on profit, how differences in taxes affect real economic decisions such as where companies locate different economic activities, and how this affects the process of competition between countries.