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.


(2017) International Political Economy, MSc International Business and Politics, lecturer.

(2017) International Political Economy, BSc International Business and Politics, lecturer.

Honors and awards:

(2018) Visiting Fellowship, University of Cambridge, Department of Politics and International Studies.

(2017) Global Tax 50 2017 member, International Tax Review’s list of influential individuals and organisations in the tax world.

(2017) Otto Mønsted Foundation Grant for International Education Experience.

(2017) Augustinus Foundation Grant for International Education Experience.

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

(2014) Graduation with distinction, Manchester Business School.

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

(2014) Otto Mønsted 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) Elite Networks in Transnational Tax Governance, Networks in Finance, Copenhagen Business School.

(2017) Suverænitet, fair konkurrence og nye løsningsmodeller, Paradise Papers: Beskatning i den globale og digitale økonomi, Tænketanken Cevea, Copenhagen.

(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.

Professional activities:

Reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Political Science.

(2017-) PhD representative at the Steering Committee of the 


See Media.


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

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