Research


Working Papers


The Greener, the Higher: Labor Demand of Automotive Firms during the Green Transformation

(with Thomas Facker, Oliver Falck, Fabian Hans and Annina Hering)


CESifo Working Paper


Bit by Bit: Colocation and the Death of Distance in Software Developer Networks


Latest draft ifo Working Paper CRC Discussion Paper


Career Concerns as Public Good: The Role of Signaling for Open Source Software Development

(with Lena Abou El-Komboz)


Latest draft ifo Working Paper CRC Discussion Paper


Virtually Borderless? Cultural Proximity and International Collaboration of Developers

(with Lena Abou El-Komboz)


Latest draft ifo Working Paper


Digital Infrastructure and Local Economic Growth: Early Internet in Sub-Saharan Africa

(with Valentin Lindlacher)


Latest draft


Publications


Policy Briefs

The Greener, the Higher: Labor Demand of Firms in the Transition to E-Mobility

ifo Schnelldienst 77(6), 2024

(with Thomas Facker, Oliver Falck, Fabian Hans and Annina Hering)


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Did Mobile Internet Infrastructure Close the Regional Connectivity Gap in Germany?

bidt Blog, 2022

(with Anika Lange, Valentin Lindlacher and Svenja Schwarz)


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Dead Spot Germany? The Expansion of Mobile Data Networks over the Past 10 Years

ifo Schnelldienst 74(11), 2021

(with Valentin Lindlacher and Svenja Schwarz)


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The Chinese Belt-and-Road Initiative: Can Germany's International Trade Benefit?

├ľkonomenstimme-Blog, 2020

(with Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp)


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Hostile Takeover? China's Foreign Direct Investment under the Magnifying Glass

ifo Schnelldienst 72 (08), 2019

(with Gabriel Felbermayr and Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp)


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China's Foreign Direct Investment: An Overview

Kiel Policy Brief 123, 2019

(with Gabriel Felbermayr and Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp)


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Reports

The Green Transformation of the German Automotive Industry: Evidence from Patent Applications

ifo Study, December 2023

(with Oliver Falck and Tim Lixfeld)


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The New Silk Road: Growth Regions between Europe and Asia

Impulses for Economic Policy: Megatrends in International Trade, 2019. Study financed by Bavarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BIHK)

(with Frank Bickenbach, Gabriel Felbermayr, Wan-Hsin Liu, and Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp)


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Book Chapters

The Rise of Non-tariff Measures and Consequences for Global Trade

Focus International Trade 2017/2018: Protecionism: Causes, Appearance, Economic Effects

(with Erdal Yalcin)


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Consulting


Litigation Consulting

Trucks cartel damage estimation

Court-commissioned expert reports

Status: ongoing


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Wearables trade secret misappropriation damage estimation

Plaintiffs

Status: completed


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Drugstore goods information exchange damage estimation

Court-commissioned expert report

Status: ongoing


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Railway tracks cartel damage estimation

Court-commissioned expert report

Status: ongoing


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Policy Consulting

The World Trade Organization at 25

Bertelsmann Stiftung

Status: completed

(RA for Erdal Yalcin)


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Trade Effects of China's Belt-and-Road Initiative

Bavarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BIHK)

Status: completed


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