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 2022/23, I offer the Master's course "The Economics of European Integration" at the University of Goettingen.
  • I additionally organize the lecture series "Economics in Action" providing Bachelor's students first insights into the different fields of economics.
  • This course deals with the causes and consequences of Brexit, the decision of the UK to leave the EU. 
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I organize the lecture series "Economics in Action" for Bachelor's students in the winter term 2022/23. The course aims to provide an overview of the different fields in economics.  

In the winter term 2022/23, I offer a Master's course on "The Economics of European Integration". This course deals with the economic effects of the Brexit vote, the decision of the UK to leave the EU.

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

My paper "Credit constraints, endogenous innovations, and price setting in international Trade" has been conditionally accepted for publication in the International Economic Review

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

Together with Miriam Kohl (Mainz) and Philipp Richter (Dresden), I have organized a workshop for young economists in June 2022 at the University of Mainz.