Dr. Christian von Haldenwang

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Political Scientist

Work areas:

  • Tax policy and reform
  • Decentralisation / Fiscal decentralisation 
  • Legitimacy
  • Coordination Latin America

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Decentralisation / Fiscal decentralisation
  • Governance and rural development
  •  Head of the Country Working Group Indonesia, 49th Training Course

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



E-mail Christian.vonHaldenwang@remove-this.die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-282
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130


The relevance of legitimation – a new framework for analysis
von Haldenwang, Christian (2017)
in: Contemporary Politics (online first)


Do democracies tax more? Political regime type and taxation
Garcia, Maria Melody / Christian von Haldenwang(2015)
in: Journal of International Development 28 (4), 485–506


Tax Collection in Developing Countries - New Evidence on Semi-Autonomous Revenue Agencies (SARAs)

von Haldewang, Christian / Armin von Schiller / Melody Garcia (2014)
in: The Journal of Development Studies


Study on the vulnerability of tax revenues in developing countries

von Haldenwang, Christian / Oliver Morrissey / Maksym Ivanyna / Ingo Bordon / Armin von Schiller (2013)
The European Union - FED

In the media

Stopfmaßnahmen an den Steuerschlupf-Scheunentoren
Christian von Haldenwang at the SWR2 Journal am Morgen
18 July 2013

In the media

Das Geld afrikanischer Steuerhinterzieher liegt auf europäischen Konten
Deutschlandradio – Eine Welt
15 June 2013