The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.
Charles B. Blankart is head of the Institute of Public Finance and professor of economics at Humboldt University, Berlin. He is a member of the Council of Economic Advisers at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and at the Federal Network Agency. He was President of the European Public Choice Society 1984/85). He is author of Public Finance in Democracy (in German, 6th ed. 2005). His email is email@example.com.