Optimal Ownership and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence from China's FDI Liberalization (with Hong Ma), 2021. R & R at The Review of Economics and Statistics. Bibtex.
Firm Exports, Foreign Ownership, and the Global Financial Crisis (with Marcel Smolka). (NEW version! April 2022). Bibtex.
Update of CESifo Working Paper 8808, 2020.
Decoupling Global Value Chains (with Gabriel Felbermayr, Oliver Krebs, and Bohdan Kukharskyy). (NEW version! July 2022). Bibtex.
Update of CESifo Working Paper 9079, 2021. Supersedes 'Covid-19 Shocking Global Value Chains', CESifo Working Paper 8572, 2020.
See my presentation at the ETOS. Featured in VoxEU (English), FAZ and Oekonomenstimme (German), and Atlantico (French).
External Financial Dependence and Firms' Crisis Performance Across Europe (with Katja Neugebauer), Empirical Economics 62: 887–904, 2022. Bibtex.
Contracting Institutions and Firm Integration Around the World (with Bohdan Kukharskyy), European Economic Review 137: 103815, 2021 . Online Appendix. Final version. Longer working paper version. Bibtex.
Service Offshoring and Firm Employment, Journal of International Economics 117: 209-228, 2019. Online Appendix. Codes. Bibtex.
Supersedes 'Exploiting the Potential for Services Offshoring: Evidence from German Firms', IAW Discussion Paper 108, 2014.
For a summary (in German), see Oekonomenstimme.
The Great Trade Collapse and the Spanish Export Miracle: Firm-level Evidence from the Crisis (with Nicole Meythaler, Marc-Manuel Sindlinger, and Marcel Smolka), The World Economy 41(2): 457-493, 2018. Bibtex.
Also available as University of Tübingen Working Paper No. 93, 2017.
See the media coverage at ABC.es, El Confidencial, elEconomista.es, and La Vanguardia among others.
Did Globalization Influence Credit Market Deregulation? (with Niklas Potrafke), The World Economy 39(3): 426–443, 2016. Bibtex.
Also available as CESifo Working Paper No. 5374, 2015. For a summary (in German), see ifo Schnelldienst, 12/2015.
Bilateral Trade and Similarity of Income Distributions: The Role of Second Moments (with Gabriel Felbermayr), Economics Letters 126: 159–162, 2015. Bibtex.
Also available as Ifo Working Paper No. 184, July 2014. Online Appendix.
Essays in International Trade and Global Production, Dissertation, Tübingen, 2018.
Awarded the Roman Herzog Forschungspreis Soziale Marktwirtschaft 2019 (first prize) and the RWT Dissertation prize for the best dissertation of the year at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Tübingen.
Work in Progress
Shock Transmission in Multinational Firm Networks (with Bohdan Kukharskyy).
Globalization Shaping German Firms.