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Thomann, Christian

Visiting Researcher
Swedish House of Finance

Christian Thomann is Associate Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).  Thomann is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Swedish House of Finance (SHoF).

Thomann’s current research interests lie in (i) Corporate responses to carbon taxes, ii) Environmental Policy and Technical Change, iii) Risk Management and Insurance.

From 2010 until 2022 he worked at the Swedish Ministry of Finance where he was senior advisor at the tax and customs department. From 2017 until 2021 he was vice chair of the OECD's working party on tax policy analysis.

Selected publications

Brown, James R, Gustav Martinsson, and Christian Thomann "Can Environmental Policy Encourage Technical Change? Emissions Taxes and R&D Investment in Polluting Firms",  Review of Financial Studies: accepted. Link to Paper

Brown, James R., Gustav Martinsson, and Christian Thomann. "Government lending in a crisis." Journal of Corporate Finance (2021): 102116. Link to Paper

Thomann, C. (2013). The impact of catastrophes on insurer stock volatility. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 80(1), 65-94.

Lohse, T., Pascalau, R., & Thomann, C. (2014). Public enforcement of securities market rules: Resource-based evidence from the Securities and Exchange Commission. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 106, 197-212.z           

Lohse, T., & Thomann, C. (2015). Are bad times good news for the Securities and Exchange Commission?. European journal of law and economics, 40(1), 33-47.