Rolf Langhammer

Professor of Economics, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Rolf J. Langhammer was Vice-President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy from October 1997 until August 2012 and Professor at the Kiel Institute. He retired from the Vice-Presidency on August 31, 2012 but continues to work at the Institute. From April 2003 to September 2004, he served as Acting President. From July 1995 to November 2005, he headed the Research Department "Development Economics and Global Integration" at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. In addition, he has been honorary professor in international economic relations and development economics at the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences, Kiel University since November 1995 and professor in development economics and international trade at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar/Koblenz from 2013-2016.  He was formerly research division chief at the Kiel Institute (since 1978) and research associate at Kiel University (1972-78) after graduating from the same university. He received his doctorate in 1977 and was awarded several research fellowships and visiting professorships abroad.

Mr. Langhammer has served as consultant to a number of international institutions (EU, World Bank, OECD, UNIDO, ADB), as well as to the German ministries of economic affairs and economic co-operation. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Federal Ministry of Economic Co-operation and Development. His research issues cover international trade patterns, trade policies, regional integration and international capital flows. He has published in professional journals and contributed to many volumes of conference proceedings. He is co-author of "Regional Integration among Developing Countries" (1990),  "The International Competitiveness of Developing Countries for Risk Capital" (1991), "Regional Integration in Europe and its Effects on Developing Countries" (1994) as well as co-editor of "Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Globalization in Latin America" (2005 with Lúcio Vinhas de Souza) and "Labor Mobility and the World Economy" (2006 with Federico Foders).

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07 January 2019

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey