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
Lecture "Technology, Trade, and Structural Change" at WTO Trade Dialogue Lecture Series
(9.5.2017 at WTO Headquarters in Geneva)
Organizer of the 2017 CESifo Summer Institute "Place-based policies"
(14.-15.6.2017 in Venice)
Keynote, 6th Int. Workshop "Regional, Spatial and Urban Economics (RUSE)"
(2.-3.6.2017 in Xiamen, China)
Keynote, 3rd ZEW/IAB/RCREA-Workshop "Spatial Dimensions of Inequality"
(30.-31.3.2017 in Mannheim)