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 2021, I offer the elective Bachelor's course  "Model European Union" at the University of Goettingen.
  • In a simulation game, participants represent an EU member state and negotiate the future relationship with the UK after "Brexit". 
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Together with Michael Irlacher, Dieter Pennerstorfer (both Linz), and Anna-Theresa Renner (Vienna) I analyze regional patient flows in Austria.  


Together with Miriam Kohl (Mainz) and Philipp Richter (Dresden), I organize a workshop for young economists in June 2021. 

In the summer term 2021, I offer the elective Bachelor's course "Model European Union", which provides the opportunity to participate in a simulation game.