Hello I'm

Moritz Goldbeck

I'm a Ph.D. student at the Munich Graduate School of Economics (MGSE) at University of Munich and a Junior Economist at the ifo Institute.

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My research

I'm an applied microeconomist studying questions on the economics of digital transformation and globalization.


Policy Brief

Mobile Internet Infrastructure

Mobile Internet is crucial for key future technologies like autonomous vehicles. How has Germany's digital infrastructure for mobile Internet evolved in the last decade?

November 25, 2021

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Chinas New Silk Road

In 2013, China initiated the BRI, a large infrastructure and trade project. What does this imply for Bavarian firms and how should policy makers react?

May 30, 2019

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Policy Brief

Hostile Takeover?

Chinas has become an important international investor and launched large investment campaigns in the last years. But where exactly does China invest?

April 25, 2019

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24/10/2022 Visiting the Growth Lab at Harvard Kennedy School in Boston as Visiting Fellow.
08/08/2022 Joining Analysis Group in Los Angeles as Summer Associate.
14/06/2022 New bidt blog post on mobile Internet and the regional connectivity gap in Germany.
13/10/2021 Presented ongoing work on digital infrastructure for mobile Internet at the 2021 bidt Conference Poster Session.
28/09/2021 Visited Stockholm University for a couple of days and presented my working paper on Digitization in Sub-Saharan Africa.
20/03/2021 The Bavarian Institute for Digital Transformation (bidt) is funding my research project with Valentin Lindlacher on digital infrastructure with 56kEUR.

01/01/2021 Joined the Collaborative Research Center "Rationality & Competition" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) on a research project about professional networks in high-skilled labor markets.

21/04/2020 Wrote a blog post with Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp for ├ľkonomenstimme on the how German firms might profit from Chinas Belt-and-Road initiative.

02/01/2020 Started my Ph.D. studies at the Munich Graduate School of Economics (MGSE).