Prof.dr. Irene J.J. Burgers has been appointed professor in Economics of Taxation at the Faculty of Economics and Business as of 1 February 2009. Burgers is also professor at the Faculty of Law in Groningen. Burgers will be employed by the department of Accounting.
Irene J.J. Burgers (1962, Deventer, the Netherlands) graduated in 1985 in economics of taxation and business economics at the University of Groningen and took her doctorate at this University in tax law with a dissertation entitled “The allocation of fiscal profits to branches of internationally operating banking enterprises”. For this dissertation she was awarded the Mitchell. B Carrol Prize 1992, an award granted by the International Fiscal Association for the best work devoted to international tax law). Burgers is also Professor of International Tax Law at the University of Groningen.
Burgers' interests focus on international tax law, European tax law and Dutch tax law affecting international business. She wrote more than 200 publications and frequently lectures on these issues.
Irene Burgers practiced tax law as tax adviser with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is one of the independent persons for the EU Arbitration Committee.
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