Cecília Hornok, Ph.D.

Kiel Institute Researcher

Topics: Globalization, International Trade, Companies


Main research interests

  • Microeconometric methods
  • International trade and non-tariff barriers
  • Globalization and firm performance
  • Development effects of Special Economic Zones

Cecília Hornok joined the Kiel Institute in April 2016 and is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the research center International Trade and Investment. Since 2018, she is also research fellow at the Kiel Centre for Globalization. Her research focuses on topics related to the role of non-tariff trade barriers in international trade, European trade integration, the impact of globalization on enterprise performance, and the effect of labor market policies on employment outcomes. Recently, she has been working on a project looking at the development effects of special economic zones and similar place-based policies in developing countries. She earned her Ph.D. degree in economics from the Central European University in Budapest and worked as central bank economist prior to her doctoral studies.