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Chair of International Macroeconomics and Trade – Prof. Dr. Hartmut Egger

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Our research focuses on the macroeconomic consequences of globalization, with a particular emphasis on the role of labor market imperfections in open economies.

While the research is mainly theoretically oriented, it is our aim to derive empirically testable hypotheses  as well as clear recommendations for policy makers on how to mitigate the (possibly) negative effects of globalization on employment and income distribution.

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  • Egger, H. and Koch, M., Trade and the Firm-Internal Allocation of Workers to Tasks, BGPE Working Paper No. 139, 2013.
  • Eckel, C. and Egger, H., The Dilemma of Labor Unions: Local Objectives vs. Global Bargaining CESifo Working Paper No. 3929, unpublished manuscript, University of Bayreuth, 2011.
  • Egger, H., Egger, P. and Ryan M., “Bilateral and Third-Country Exchange Rate Effects on Multinational Activity: Empirics”, 2010, resubmission invited by The World Economy.
  • Capuano S., Egger, H., Koch, M. and Schmerer, H.-J., Offshoring and Firm Overlap, unpublished manuscript, University of Bayreuth, 2015.
  • Egger, H., Egger, P., Kreickemeier, U. and Moser, Ch., The Exporter Wage Premium When Firms and Workers are Heterogeneous, Unpublished Manuscript, University of Bayreuth, 2015.
  • Egger, H., Kreickemeier, U., Moser, Ch. and Wrona, J., Offshoring and Job Polarisation between Firms, Unpublished Manuscript, University of Bayreuth, 2016.
  • Koch, M. and Smolka, M., Foreign Ownership and Skill-biased Technological Change, Economics Working Papers 2017-04, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. Link / Online-Supplement

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