Holger Görg

Research Fellow

Kiel Institute for the World Economy

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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3593
published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2013, 65 (1), 124-146
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3168
published in: Labour Economics, 2008, 15(6), 1179-1199
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2692
published as 'Multinationals as Stabilisers? Economic Crisis, Access to Finance, and Employment Growth' in: Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48 (7), 847-863
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2506
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue canadienne d'économique, 2009, 42( 1), 332-348
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2453
published in: International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2007, 14(2), 197-214
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2336
published in: World Economy, 2011, 34 (9), 1455-1475
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2267
revised version published as "What determines innovation activity in Chinese state-owned enterprises? The role of foreign direct investment" in: World Development, 2009, 37(4), 866-873
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1611
published in: International Review of Economics and Finance, 2009, 18 (1), 45-51
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1606
published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2006, 72(4), 860-876