About Me

My name is Florian Unger. I am a Junior Professor of International Economics at the University of Göttingen and currently work as an Interim Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics at the Leuphana University Lüneburg. 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 International Economic ReviewJournal of International  EconomicsCanadian Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, and Economics Letters.

My areas of research


  • In the winter term 2023/24, I teach as an Interim Professor of Economics at the Leuphana University Lüneburg. 
  • My courses include Macroeconomics 1, Macroeconomic Theory 2, and International Economics. 




Latest News

Two of my papers have been published in the November issue of the International Economic Review.

In the winter term 2023/24, I work as an Interim Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics at Leuphana University Lüneburg. 

Together with Miriam Kohl and Philipp Richter, I organize a workshop for young economists in December 2023 at the University of Mainz.

I organize the lecture series "Economics in Action" for Bachelor's students in the winter term 2023 at the University of Göttingen. 

My paper "Credit frictions, endogenous innovations, and price setting in international trade" has been accepted for publication in the International Economic Review. 

My paper "Modeling Inter-Regional Patient Mobility: Theory and Evidence from Spatially Explicit Data"  has been published online in the "International Economic Review".