Benjamin Jung holds a doctoral degree in Economics from the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (2009). His dissertation project 'Unpacking Trade Costs: Theory and Evidence' was awarded by the RWT Group, a regional business service provider. He also won the 'Young Economist Award' of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (2009).
His research focuses on the theoretical and empirical analysis of trade, foreign direct investment, and migration. He has published in journals such as Journal of International Economics, Review of International Economis, and Economics Letters.
Prior to joining the University of Hohenheim, he hold a post-doctoral position at the University of Tübingen, where he was funded by a Research Funding Programme for Young Scientists. He visited the Paris School of Economics (France) under an Agence Nationale de Recherche Post-Doctoral grant (Spring 2010). He temporarily held the Chair of International and Monetary Macroeconomics at the University of Konstanz (Winter term 2010/11) and the Chair in International Economics at the University of Hohenheim (Summer term 2011).
Benjamin Jung is CESifo Research Network Member.
Benjamin Jung at the University of Hohenheim: www.auwi.uni-hohenheim.de/jung