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I am Professor at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich-Heine University
My research areas are international trade, regional economics, and labour economics.

Recent policy writings and interviews

What are the Secrets of the German Economy? - freakonomics radio (12.10.2017)
German robots haven't caused job losses - World Economic Forum (10.10.2017)

Hilfe für Wettbewerbsverlierer - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (22.9.2017)

Roboter nehmen Menschen nicht die Arbeit weg - BILD (19.9.2017, page 1)

World Trade Organization: Trade Dialogue Lecture Series 
(9.5.2017 at WTO Headquarters in Geneva). 
Click here for full-length version



Recent academic publications

Trade and Manufacturing Jobs in Germany  (with Wolfgang Dauth and Sebastian Findeisen)

American Economic Review (Papers & Proceedings), 2017, Vol. 107 (5)   (pdf)    

Spatial Frictions (with Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion and Yasusada Murata)

Journal of Urban Economics, 2017, Vol. 97 (1): 40-70.     (pdf)  

Relational Contracts and Supplier Turnover in the Global Economy

(with Fabrice Defever and Christian Fischer)

Journal of International Economics, 2016, Vol. 103 (1): 147-165. 


GERMAN ROBOTS           
 [full version]   [short version VOX]  
    media: [BILD] [FAZ] [ZEIT] [Quartz] [New Scientist] etc.

"The secrets of the German economy"

Economic Geography and International Trade
DICE, Feb 16-17, 2018 - Call for Papers

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