Job Opportunity: Professor of International Trade and Development, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for the following position starting at the earliest possible date:

Professorship (W3) for International Trade and Development

The professorship is part of the Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and should fit into its teaching and research profile.… read more ...

Job Opportunity: Full Professor, International Economics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.… read more ...

State Capacity and The Unintended Consequences of Military Intervention

State capacity determines the power of a state to raise revenues, to enforce contracts, to support markets through regulation, and to establish a ‘monopoly of violence’.  In fact, the extent of state capacity is perhaps the fundamental difference between developed and developing countries: developed countries have significantly more of it than developing countries do.… read more ...