Professor Ashok Kaul is the Chair of Public Policy at Saarland University, Germany and Research Director of IPE — Institute for Policy Evaluation, Saarland. Professor Kaul holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Konstanz and a Ph.D. in Economics (2001) from the University of Bonn, Germany.
Professor Kaul is specialized in public policy with a focus on the assessment of government interventions. He has headed numerous research projects commissioned by the German Government at the federal and state level. His fields of expertise include social security, government debt, tax policy, and labor market policy. Ashok Kaul also has extensive experience in private-sector consulting.