Professor Udo Kreickemeier

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Udo Kreickemeier
Professor of International Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics
University of Göttingen
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
37073 Göttingen

Telephone: +49.551.39.28125
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1997 – 2002
PhD in Economics, University of Mainz
Thesis: Trade Policy Reform and Unemployment
Adviser: Professor Karlhans Sauernheimer
1996 – 1997 Lizenziat in International Economic Relations, University of Konstanz
1992 – 1996 Diplom in Economics, University of Cologne
Thesis (in German): Multinational Firms in the Theory of International Trade
Adviser: Professor Juergen B. Donges
1990 – 1992 Journalism degree, Cologne Journalism School for Economics and Politics


2018 – present
Professor, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Göttingen
2015 – 2018
Professor, Faculty of Business and Economics, TU Dresden
2009 – 2015
Professor, Department of Economics, University of Tübingen
2007 – 2009
Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Nottingham
2002 – 2006 Lecturer, School of Economics, University of Nottingham
1997 – 2002 Part-time lecturer and research assistant, University of Mainz, Germany
Chair of Professor Karlhans Sauernheimer (Institute of International Economics)

Professional Affiliations

External Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)
Research Fellow, CESifo Network

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Refereed Journal Articles

Exporting and Offshoring with Monopsonistic Competition (with Hartmut Egger, Christoph Moser, and Jens Wrona), Economic Journal, conditionally accepted for publication.
Environmental Policy and Firm Selection in the Open Economy (with Hartmut Egger and Philipp Richter), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 8 (2021), 655-690.
The Exporter Wage Premium when Firms and Workers are Heterogeneous (with Hartmut Egger, Peter Egger and Christoph Moser), European Economic Review 120 (2020), 103599.
International Trade with Sequential Production (with Zhan Qu), Economic Theory 69 (2020), 1101–1125.
Two-Way Migration Between Similar Countries (with Jens Wrona), World Economy 40 (2017), 182-206.
Offshoring Domestic Jobs (with Hartmut Egger and Jens Wrona), Journal of International Economics 97 (2015), 112-125.
Trade and the Environment: The Role of Firm Heterogeneity (with Philipp Richter), Review of International Economics 22 (2014), 209-225.
Why Foreign Ownership May be Good for You (with Hartmut Egger), International Economic Review 54 (2013), 693–716.
Trade, Wages, and Profits (with Hartmut Egger and Peter Egger), European Economic Review 64 (2013), 332–350.
Non-Traded Goods, Globalisation, and Union Influence, (with Frode Meland), Economica 80 (2013), 774–792.
Fairness, Trade and Inequality (with Hartmut Egger), Journal of International Economics 86 (2012), 87-96.
Worker-specific Effects of Globalisation (with Hartmut Egger), World Economy 33 (2010), 987-1005.
Open Shop Unions and Product Market Competition (with Paulo Bastos and Peter Wright) Canadian Journal of Economics 43 (2010), 640-662.
Redistributing Gains from Globalisation (with Hartmut Egger) Scandinavian Journal of Economics 111 (2009), 765–788.
Unions, Competition and International Trade in General Equilibrium (with Paulo Bastos), Journal of International Economics 79 (2009), 238–247.
Oligopoly, Open Shop Unions and Trade Liberalisation (with Paulo Bastos and Peter Wright),
International Journal of Industrial Organization
27 (2009), 679–686.
Tariff Reforms with Rigid Wages (with Rod Falvey), Economic Theory 41 (2009), 23–39.
Trade, Technology and Unemployment: The Role of Endogenous Skill Formation, Canadian Journal of Economics 42 (2009), 639–664.
Firm Heterogeneity and the Labor Market Effects of Trade Liberalization (with Hartmut Egger),
International Economic Review
50 (2009), 187–216.
Tariff-Tax Reforms and Market Access (with Pascalis Raimondos-Møller), Journal of Development Economics 87 (2008), 85–91.
International Fragmentation – Boon or Bane for Domestic Employment? (with Hartmut Egger),
European Economic Review 52 (2008), 116–132.
The Le Châtelier Principle in the Theory of International Trade, Journal of Economics 89 (2006), 245–266.
Fair Wages, Unemployment and Technological Change in a Global Economy (with Doug Nelson),
Journal of International Economics 70 (2006), 451–469.
Unemployment and the Welfare Effects of Trade Policy, Canadian Journal of Economics 38 (2005), 194–210.
Globalisation and Factor Returns in Competitive Markets (with Rod Falvey),
Journal of International Economics
66 (2005), 233–248.
The Shadow Price of Foreign Exchange with Minimum Wages, Economics Letters 72 (2001), 369–373.

Articles in Edited Volumes

The Theory of Trade Policy and Reform (with Rod Falvey), in: Daniel Bernhofen, David Greenaway, Rod Falvey and Udo Kreickemeier (eds.): Palgrave Handbook of International Trade, Palgrave Macmillan (2011), 265–294.
Unemployment in Models of International Trade, in: David Greenaway, Richard Upward and Peter Wright (eds.): Globalisation and Labour Market Adjustment, Palgrave Macmillan (2008), 73–96. [pdf]
Reforms of Quantitative Import Restrictions and Fair Wage Unemployment, in: Günter Heiduk und Kar-yiu Wong (eds.): WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era, Springer (2005), 215–231.

Articles in German

Globalisierung, Firmenselektion und Arbeitsmärkte (with Hartmut Egger), in: Wolfgang Franz, Hans Jürgen Ramser and Manfred Stadler (eds.): Dynamik Internationaler Märkte, Mohr Siebeck (2007), 123–142.
Optimalwertfunktionen und ihre Anwendung in der realen Außenwirtschaftstheorie (with Mathias Schwarz),
WiSt – Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium 34 (2005), 251–257.


International Trade and Labor Markets: Welfare, Inequality and Unemployment, World Scientific Publishing (2017).
Palgrave Handbook of International Trade (with Daniel Bernhofen, David Greenaway, and Rod Falvey), Palgrave Macmillan (2011).
Recent Developments in International Trade Theory (with Rod Falvey), Edward Elgar,
International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Vol. 185 (2005).

Current Projects

Research Papers

Offshoring and Job Polarisation Between Firms (with Hartmut Egger, Christoph Moser, and Jens Wrona)
Distance and the Multinational Wage Premium (with Hartmut Egger and Elke J. Jahn)

Work in Progress

Industrialisation and the Big Push in a Global Economy (with Jens Wrona)
Unemployment and the Immigration Surplus (with Michael S. Michael and Jens Wrona)