Markus C. Kerber is a Professor of Public Finance and Economic Policy at the Technical University of Berlin. Previously he was guest professor for defence economics at the I.E.P., Paris. From 1991 to 2001, he was guest lecturer at the Academy of the German Armed Forces. In 1991/92, Kerber was a lawyer and management consultant in Berlin, Paris and London. He has held executive positions for investment banks in London and Paris, and has published numerous treatises on public finance, corporate finance and law, antitrust law and European law.