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Göttingen Workshop "International Economics"

The workshop aims at bringing together German speaking researchers in the area of international economics and promoting the exchange of ideas. Young researchers are especially encouraged to participate. The workshop takes place once a year in Göttingen.

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  • "Strategic Privatization in Developing Countries" (with Kjetil Bjorvatn), Review of Development Economics, 15 (3), 2011, 522-534.
  • Andrea Ariu, Holger Breinlich, Gregory Corcos, Giordano Mion. "Interconnections Between Services and Goods Trade." Journal of International Economics, forthcoming.
    Andrea Ariu, E. Biewen, S. Blank, G. Gaulier, M.J. González, P. Meinen, D. Mirza, C. Martín, and P. Tello. "Firm Heterogeneity and Aggregate Business Services Exports: Micro Evidence from Belgium, France, Germany, and Spain." World Economy, forthcoming.
  • Cole, Matthew T., and Carsten Eckel. "Tariffs and Markups in Retailing." Journal of International Economics 113 (2018): 139-153.
  • Flach, Lisandra, and Michael Irlacher. "Product versus Process: Innovation Strategies of Multiproduct Firms." American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 10.1 (2018): 236-77.
  • Irlacher, Michael, and Florian Unger. "Effective Tax Rates, Endogenous Mark-ups and Heterogeneous Firms." Economics Letters 173 (2018): 51-54.
  • Irlacher, Michael, and Florian Unger. "Capital market imperfections and trade liberalization in general equilibrium." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 145 (2018): 402-423.
  • Eckel, Carsten, and Michael Irlacher. "Multi-Product Offshoring." European Economic Review 94 (2017): 71-89.
  • Baumgarten, Daniel, and Michael Kvasnicka. "Temporary Agency Work and the Great Recession." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 136 (2017): 29-44.
  • Flach, Lisandra, and Eckhard Janeba. "Income Inequality and Export Prices Across Countries." Canadian Journal of Economics 50.1 (2017): 162-200.
  • Flach, Lisandra. "A Note on the Isomorphism of Heterogeneous Firms Models." Economics Letters 155 (2017): 24-27.
  • Flach, Lisandra. "Quality Upgrading and Price Heterogeneity: Evidence from Brazilian Exporters." Journal of International Economics 102 (2016): 282-290.
  • Eckel, Carsten, Leonardo Iacovone, Beata Javorcik, and Peter Neary. "Testing the Core‐competency Model of Multi‐product Exporters." Review of International Economics 24.4 (2016): 699-716.
  • Eckel, Carsten, Leonardo Iacovone, Beata Javorcik, and Peter Neary. "Multi-product Firms at Home and Away: Cost-versus Quality-based Competence." Journal of International Economics 95.2 (2015): 216-232.
  • Baumgarten, Daniel. "International Trade and Worker Flows: Empirical Evidence for Germany." Review of World Economics 151.3 (2015): 589-608.
  • Cao, Vinh TH, and Lisandra Flach. "The Effect of GATT/WTO on Export and Import Price Volatility." The World Economy 38.12 (2015): 2049-2079.
  • Baumgarten, Daniel. "Offshoring, the Nature of Tasks, and Occupational Stability: Empirical Evidence for Germany." The World Economy 38.3 (2015): 479-508.
  • Bachmann, Ronald, Daniel Baumgarten, and Joel Stiebale. "Foreign Direct Investment, Heterogeneous Workers and Employment Security: Evidence from Germany." Canadian Journal of Economics 47.3 (2014): 720-757.
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil, and Carsten Eckel. "Strategic Privatization in Developing Countries." Review of Development Economics, 15.3 (2011): 522-534.
  • Eckel, Carsten, and Ronald B. Davies. "Tax Competition for Heterogeneous Firms with Endogenous Entry." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2.1 (2010): 77-102.
  • Eckel, Carsten, and Peter Neary. "Multi-Product Firms and Flexible Manufacturing in the Global Economy." Review of Economic Studies, 77.1 (2010): 188-217.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "International Trade, Flexible Manufacturing and Outsourcing", Canadian Journal of Economics 42.4 (2009): 1449-1472.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Endogenous Sunk Costs, Flexible Manufacturing, and the Productivity Effects of International Trade", Scandinavian Journal of Economics 111.2 (2009): 369-386.
  • Eckel, Carsten, and Harmut Egger. "Wage Bargaining and Multinational Firms." Journal of International Economics 77.2 (2009): 206-214.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Globalization and Specialization", Journal of International Economics 75.1 (2008): 219-228.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Außenhandel und Technologie, Endogene Sunk Costs im allgemeinen Gleichgewicht", Wiesbaden: DUV, 2007
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil, and Carsten Eckel. "Policy Competition for Foreign Direct Investment between Asymmetric Countries." European Economic Review 50.7 (2006): 1891-1907.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Trade and Diversity: Is There a Case for Cultural Protectionism?" German Economic Review 7.4 (2006): 403-418.
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil, and Carsten Eckel. "Technology Sourcing and Strategic Foreign Direct Investment." Review of International Economics 14.4 (2006): 600-614.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Welfare Effects of Capital Mobility with Rigid Wages, Comment: Outsourcing in a MacDougall-Kemp Framework." Applied Economics Quarterly 51 (2005): 77-81.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Market Integration and Market Concentration in Horizontally Differentiated Industries", Economics Bulletin 6.16 (2005): 1-6.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Labor Market Adjustments to Globalization: Unemployment versus Relative Wages." North American Journal of Economics and Finance 14.2 (2003): 173-188.
  • Eckel, Carsten. "Fragmentation, Efficiency-seeking FDI, and Employment." Review of International Economics 11.2 (2003): 317-331.

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