Peter Eppinger, M.Sc.
My research investigates international trade and investment,
focusing on the optimal organization of multinational firms.
It also reaches into organizational, financial, and labor economics.
Job Market Paper
- Ownership, Misallocation, and Firm Performance: Evidence from China's FDI Liberalization
(with Hong Ma), January 2018.
- Service Offshoring and Firm Employment, University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance No. 103, October 2017. Revise & resubmit at Journal of International Economics.
- Contracting Institutions and Firm Boundaries (with Bohdan Kukharskyy), University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance No. 100, September 2017.
- External Financial Dependence and Firms' Crisis Performance across Europe (with Katja Neugebauer), SRC Discussion Paper No. 65, February 2017. Web Appendix.
- Exploiting the Potential for Services Offshoring: Evidence from German Firms, IAW Discussion Paper No. 108, October 2014.
Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals
- The Great Trade Collapse and the Spanish Export Miracle: Firm-level Evidence from the Crisis (with Nicole Meythaler, Marc-Manuel Sindlinger, and Marcel Smolka), The World Economy, 41(2): 457-493, February 2018. Available as University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economcis and Finance No. 93, January 2017.
See also the media coverage at ABC.es, El Confidencial, elEconomista.es, and La Vanguardia, among others.
- Did Globalization Influence Credit Market Deregulation? (with Niklas Potrafke), The World Economy 39(3): 426–443, March 2016. Available as CESifo Working Paper No. 5374, May 2015.
- Bilateral Trade and Similarity of Income Distributions: The Role of Second Moments (with Gabriel Felbermayr), Economics Letters 126: 159–162, January 2015. Available as Ifo Working Paper No. 184, July 2014. Web Appendix.
- Hat Globalisierung zu Kreditmarktderegulierung geführt? (with Niklas Potrafke), ifo Schnelldienst 68(12): 18-21, June 2015.
Research in Progress
- Firm Exports, Foreign Ownership, and the Global Financial Crisis (with Marcel Smolka)
- Globalization and Inequality (with Tom Zylkin)
- European Economic Integration (E321, summer 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017):
Undergraduate-level lecture and exercise class
- Bachelor Thesis Seminar on International Trade and Economic Integration (E322, summer 2015, 2016, and 2017): Undergraduate-level seminar
- Advanced Microeconomics (E424, winter 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017): Graduate-level exercise class
See our teaching pages for details on our current courses.