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 2022, I organize the lecture series "Economics in Action" at the University of Goettingen.
  • This course aims to provide students first insights into the various fields of economics. 
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Latest News

I will present my paper "Financial development and export concentration" at the Annual Conferences of the Canadian Economic Association and of the German Economic Association.

Together with Miriam Kohl (Mainz) and Philipp Richter (Dresden), I organize a workshop for young economists in June 2022. 

In the summer term 2022, I organize the lecture series "Economics in Action" at the Department of Economics of the University of Goettingen. 

The project "Financial development and export concentration" is financially supported by the Modigliani Research Grant of the UniCredit Foundation. 

My paper "Quality and Gravity in International Trade" (joint with Lisandra Flach) has been published in the Journal of International Economics

My paper "Credit frictions, selection into external finance, and gains from trade" has been published in the Canadian Journal of Economics