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 winter term 2021/22, I offer the elective Master's course  on "The Economics of European Integration" at the University of Goettingen.
  • This course deals with the economic causes and consequences of "Brexit", the decision of the UK to leave the European Union. 
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Latest News

My paper "Quality and Gravity in International Trade" (joint with Lisandra Flach) has been accepted for publication 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

My paper "Corporate Taxes and Multi-Product Exporters: Theory and Evidence from Trade Dynamics" has been published in the Journal of International Economics.