Prof. Holger Görg, Ph.D.

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Topics: Foreign Direct Investments, Globalization, International Trade, Companies

Holger Görg - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy

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Main research interests

  • Activities of multinational firms
  • International outsourcing
  • Exporting
  • Micro level panel data econometrics
  • Effects of globalisation

Holger Görg is Professor of International Economics at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and the University of Kiel, Germany. He is also affiliated with the Tuborg Centre for Globalisation and Firms at Aarhus University, GEP at Nottingham University and IZA. Before joining Kiel in 2008 he was on the staff at the University of Nottingham (2000 – 2008), the University of Ulster at Jordanstown and University College Cork. He completed a Ph.D. in Economics in 1999 at Trinity College Dublin.

His research interests are in empirical international trade and industrial organisation focusing in particular on the activities of multinational companies, foreign direct investment, and international outsourcing. He has published widely in international journals. Prof. Görg has also worked as Consultant for, among others, The World Bank, European Commission, UNIDO, UN Economic Commissions for Europe and Africa, and various governments.

Journal Article

Attracting FDI in Middle-skilled Supply Chains

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal
03/2018
Theodore Moran , Holger Görg , Adnan Šerić ...

While popular opinion often pictures FDI flowing in search of lowest-wage, lowest- skilled activities in emerging markets, actual FDI...