Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr


Kiel Institute for The World Economy

Professor Gabriel Felbermayr has been appointed Professor of Economics at the Kiel University (CAU) and will become the new President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy in March 2019. Prior, Prof. Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr has been Director of the Ifo Center for International Economics at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, Germany. Simultaneously, he holds a chair in Economics at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.

Felbermayr was awarded several prizes for his research which deals with international trade agreements, trade and labor market outcomes, trade and environment. 

Since 2011, he holds both a position as Director International Economics at the Ifo Institute and as Professor of Economics, esp. International Economics, at the Department of Economics of Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Before that, he was Professor at the University of Hohenheim (near Stuttgart, Germany (2009-2011)), Assistant Professor at the University of Tübingen, Germany (2005-2009), worked as an Associate Consultant for McKinsey & Co. in Vienna, Austria (2004-2005), and was an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Economics at Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria. 

Gabriel Felbermayr has various roles and positions. The most important are: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, Associate Editor European Economic Review; Associate Editor, International Review of Economics and Finance; Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Applied Economic Research, Tübingen; External Research Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalization and Economic Policy (GEP), University of Nottingham. 

Publications: On the economics of an EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement published by Ifo Institute for International Economics, and Quantifying the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement authored in cooperation with Professor Fukunari Kimura, Institute for Economic Relations, Keio University, Japan.