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I am Professor at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich-Heine University, a research fellow at CEPR, CESifo, IAB, and IZA, 
co-editor of the Journal of Regional Science, and chairman of the field committee for regional economics at the German Economics Association.

My research areas are International Trade, Regional & Urban Economics, Labour Economics, and Industrial Organization.

Recent and upcoming talks

Live interview (in German) in nationwide TV-Magazine makro, 3Sat, 19.5.2017

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

Organizer of the 2017 CESifo Summer Institute "Place-based policies
(14.-15.6.2017 in Venice)

Keynote speaker, 6th Int. Conference "Regional, Spatial and Urban Economics (RUSE)"
(2.-3.6.2017 in Xiamen, China)


Panel discussion "America - quo vadis?" with US-Diplomat and writer Todd Huizinga, organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung/Europa-Union in Vechta (28.3.2017) and Cuxhaven (29.3.2017)

Recent policy writings and interviews

Das Yin und das Yang der Leistungsbilanz - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (3.4.2017)

Trumps Vorstellung von Aussenhandel ist Unsinn - CAPITAL Magazine (27.3.2017)

Die Sorgen des Globalisierungsgewinners - Neue Zürcher Zeitung (30.1.2017)

Die Logik der Trumponomics - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (24.1.2017)


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.  (pdf)   


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