Holger Görg is Professor of International Economics at Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He is also a Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy at Nottingham, and an Associated Researcher at the Tuborg Research Centre for Globalisation and Firms at Aarhus University. Before joining Kiel he held appointments at Nottingham University, the University of Ulster at Jordanstown and University College Cork. He completed a Ph.D. in Economics in 1999 at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. In 2009 he received the Gossen Award from the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik).
His main research interests are in applied international trade issues, in particular related to foreign direct investment, international outsourcing, trade and labour markets. He has published a number of papers in international journals, including The Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Canadian Journal of Economics, and Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2002.