About Me

My name is Florian Unger. I work as a Junior Professor for Economics at the University of Goettingen. My research focuses on the interaction of financial frictions and globalization, innovation and international trade, as well as the effects of corporate taxation on export behavior.
I am affiliated to the CESifo Research Network and have published my work in the Journal of International  EconomicsCanadian Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, and Economics Letters.

My areas of research


  • In the summer term 2021, I offer the elective Bachelor's course  "Model European Union" at the University of Goettingen.
  • In a simulation game, participants represent an EU member state and negotiate the future relationship with the UK after "Brexit". 
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Latest News

In the summer term 2021, I offer the elective Bachelor's course "Model European Union", which provides the opportunity to participate in a simulation game. 

The Junior professorship of International Trade is looking for a student assistant to support teaching and research activities in the summer term 2021. 

My paper "Quality and gravity in international trade" (joint with Lisandra Flach) has been conditionally accepted for publication in the Journal of International Economics