The IRS Research Support and Communication Department informs the media about current events with press releases, which are distributed on the IRS website, via an e-mail press distribution list and via the scientific information service IdW.

If you have any questions, please contact Felix Müller or Gerhard Mahnken. They will be able to assess whether the IRS has the expertise to answer your question and will put you in touch with the relevant experts. You are also welcome to browse our Expert Directory.

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