Dr. Florian Unger is the new Assistant Professor of Economics with a focus on International Trade

Since 01 June 2019, Dr. Florian Unger has been a new assistant professor of economics with a focus on international trade at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Göttingen. The junior professorship has been newly established.

His research focuses on the areas of credit friction and globalisation, innovation and international trade, as well as the influence of tax reforms on the export behaviour of companies. At the Faculty of Business and Economics he will mainly offer courses on international economics in the Master's programmes in Economics.

Florian Unger, born in 1986, studied economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU) and the University of Copenhagen. In 2016 he received his doctorate at the LMU with a thesis on credit frictions and corporate heterogeneity in international trade and subsequently worked there as a postdoctoral fellow.

He is a member of the CESifo research network and has published his research work in international journals (Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics Letters). In addition, he is a reviewer for various scientific journals (e.g. European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Scandinavian Journal of Economics).