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. 845
published as 'Should I stay or should I go? Foreign direct investment, employment protection and domestic anchorage' in: Review of World Economics, 145 (1), 2009, 93-110
IZA Discussion Paper No. 838
revised version published as 'The effect of government grants on plant survival: A micro-econometric analysis' in: International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2007, 25(4), 701-720
IZA Discussion Paper No. 706
published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2004, 50 (1), 89-110
IZA Discussion Paper No. 665
revised version published as 'Fancy a stay at the 'Hotel California'? in: Kyklos, 2005, 58 (4), 519-535
IZA Discussion Paper No. 591
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2005, 107 (4), 693-709
IZA Discussion Paper No. 590
published in: Review of World Economics, 2007, 143(3), 464-482