“The Land value tax-campaign in Germany – lessons learned” Dr. Dirk Lohr


Dr. Dirk Lohr


1964, Professor of Taxation and Ecological Economics at Trier

University of Applied Sciences, Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (here

also spokesman of the Center for Land Research). He completed his

studies, PhD and habilitation at the Ruhr University Bochum, and his MBA

at the University Hagen and the University of Cardiff/Wales. Prior to

his professorship, he held positions as an authorized signatory in an

international hotel group and as head of department at Deutsche Bahn AG

(railway comapny). As a sideline, he works as an independent tax

consultant (previously as a freelancer for Warth und Klein, Düsseldorf

and Schlatter, Heidelberg) and as a corporate consultant. In addition,

he is a member of the Higher Expert Committee for Property Values in

Rhineland-Palatinate and the Regional Expert Committee Rheinhessen-Nahe,

a member of the scientific advisory board of the

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Akademy für European Urban Studies as well as a

member of the working group for spatial development, construction and

housing of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (a foundation of the

socialdemocrativ party). He is also a member of the German Academy for

Urban and Regional Planning (DASL), where he is particularly active in

the Land Policy Committee.Löhr was also a member of the Building Land

Commission and the Expert Dialogue on Leasehold of the Federal Ministry

of the Interior. Among others, he was invited as an expert to hearings

in the German Bundestag (Finance Committee, Parliamentary Sustainability

Advisory Council), as well as at the state level (state government of

Baden-Württemberg, Budget Committee of the Lower Saxony State

Parliament). Löhr was also a co-founder of the call “Land Tax:

Timely!”, which advocates a land value tax.Z

Zoom Details:

When: Sep 30, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Sept 30th Dirk Lohr; with Dr. Nic Tideman, moderator

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Sep 30 2021


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 30 2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm