Rasmus Corlin Christensen

Birth year: 1988
Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark


2016-: PhD, International Political Economy, Copenhagen Business School.

2012-2015: Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (with exchange stay at Manchester Business School, UK)
– Thesis titled: “Professional Competition in Global Tax Reform: The Case of BEPS Action 13” (graded 12 / A+).

2008-2011: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in International Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (with exchange stay at Bentley University, Massachusetts, USA)
– Thesis titled: “Weathering the Storm: Offshore states, legitimacy and persistence” (graded 12 / A+).


2016-: PhD Fellow, Copenhagen Business School.

2015-2016: Senior Consultant, KPMG.

2014-2015: Research assistant to Leonard Seabrooke and Duncan Wigan, Copenhagen Business School.

2011-2013: Policy Officer, Danish Ministry of Finance.


See Publications.

Honors and awards:

(2017) Economia50: Voted 24th most influential source of finance news and information in social media by UK-based Economia.

(2014) Graduation Distinction, Manchester Business School (“work of excellent quality throughout, comprehensively demonstrating that the candidate achieves all relevant learning outcomes of the course units”).

(2014) Danish Society for Education and Business Grant for International Education Experience.

(2014) Otto Mønsteds Foundation Grant for International Education Experience.

(2011) President’s List for Academic Excellence, Bentley University.


(2016) PRINCE2 Foundation, AXELOS.

(2015) Rethinking International Tax Law – Advanced Track, UTC Leiden.

Presentations (selected):

(2017) Fast-Paced Change in International Tax, 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, European International Studies Association, Barcelona

(2017) Professional Misconduct in Global Wealth Chains, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference, Lyon.

(2017) Professionals and Corporate Tax Transparency. TJN/AABA/CityPERC Annual Conference “Global Tax Justice at a Crossroads”, London.

(2017) New Players, New Game: The role of the public and political debate in the development of action on international tax issues (with Maya Forstater). European Tax Policy Forum and the Institute for Fiscal Studies Annual Conference, London.

(2016) Global Wealth Chains and Professional Competition. Networks in Finance, Manchester Business School, Manchester.

(2016) Professional competition in global tax transparency reform. Tax Havens, Capital Flows and Developing Countries “Lifting the Veil of Secrecy”, Bergen.


(2017) Forstå kampen om Apples milliarder i EU, Information, 17 October.

(2017) Den Korte Radioavis (podcast), 11 October.

(2017) Alternativet: Gibraltar er ikke et skattely, Netavisen Pio, 10 October.

(2017) Report Reveals Countries With Most Wealth Stashed Offshore, Tax Notes International ($), 18 September.

(2017) Tax Experts ‘Shaped’ Transparency Debate, Campaigners Told, Tax Notes International ($), 7 July.

(2017) Public Tax Debate Lacks Balanced Middle Ground, Observers Say, Tax Notes International ($), 3 July.

(2017) OECD Hails Tax Transparency Progress, Much to NGO Disappointment, Tax Notes International ($), 3 July.

(2017) Microsoft New Zealand sets sail for Bermuda, TP Week, 15 June.

(2017) Billions in Back Taxes Deemed Uncollectable, Tax Notes International ($), 1 May.

(2017) U.S. Dooms Even an Amended CRS to Failure, Report Says, Tax Notes ($), 16 January.

(2016) CCCTB Proposal Gathering Reactions Ahead of Official Release, Tax Notes International ($) 24 October.

(2016) Skandaler sætter skattely højt på EU’s dagsorden, Information, 13 September.

(2016) Head of Danish Tax Agency Fired Following $1.85 Billion Dividend Refund Scandal, Tax Notes International ($), 5 September.

(2016) Taxes in Denmark & Tax Haven Blacklists, TaxLinked, 26 July.

(2016) Leaked EU directive for public country-by-country reporting allows aggregation of third country tax data, MNE Tax, 22 March.

(2015) Danish Authorities Recover €235 Million in Dividend Tax Fraud Case, Worldwide Tax Daily ($), 4 November.

(2015) Denmark Investigating $933 Million Dividend Tax Fraud, Tax Notes International ($), 31 August.

(2015) Tax Justice Research Bulletin 1(5), Tax Justice Network, May 2015.


Danish: Native
English: Functionally native proficiency
Norwegian: Working proficiency
Swedish: Working proficiency
German: Elementary proficiency

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