Niels Jørgesn Mau Pedersen

 

Niels Jørgesn Mau Pedersen
Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare                            

 

Niels Jørgen Mau graduated from Institute of Economics in Aarhus in 1982. He is now deputy permanent secretary in the Danish Ministry of Social Welfare, department of local government economics, and was formerly head of division in the Ministry of Interior and Health.

 

He is also external lecturer in public finance and welfare economics at the University of Copenhagen and author of books on fiscal federalism and decentralisation. He has for several years served as chairman for the Danish Finance Committee of Local Governments, which has published reports on local taxes, equalisation and grants systems.