Economic Geography and International Trade Research Meeting (EGIT)

28 - 29 Feb 2020

Researchers, who are specialized in regional/urban economics and international trade, come together in order to share their ideas and comment on other’s research papers.

24105 Kiel
Kiellinie 66
Kiel Skyline

The meeting encourages interaction and discussion between the researchers, so that new ideas and joint projects can be initiated. Any theoretical or empirical paper, discussing the topics of economic geography or international trade, is welcomed. This includes topics in urban economics, regional economics, new economic geography, international trade, international migration, foreign direct investment, and the economics of multinational firms. 

This meeting aims at young researchers and Ph.D. students in the field of economic geography and international trade. Senior scholars are invited to participate and take actively part in the discussions and give guidance to younger scholars. 

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Veronica Rappoport (London School of Economics) 


  • Prof. Dr. Harald Badinger (WU Wien)
  • Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, PhD (Kiel Institute, University of Kiel) 
  • Prof. Dr. Volker Nitsch (Darmstadt University of Technology) 
  • Prof. Dr. Jens Südekum (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)

Deadline for submission of papers

Please send your paper or extended abstract before January 15, 2020 to E-Mail Address protected. Please enable Javascript.

No conference fee. Participants have to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.