Prof. Sinn leaves; successor is Clemens Fuest

Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the ifo Institut and professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, is resigning........

from his posts in March 2016 on reaching the age of 68.

His successor as Ifo’s boss will be Clemens Fuest, professor of economics and president of ZEW, the Centre for European Economic Research. Since 2003 Fuest has also been a member of the economic advisory board at the Federal Ministry of Finance.