MPDD Seminar Series on
Euro Crisis or Euro Country Crisis? Risks and Lessons from "Deep" Integration
Dr. Rolf Langhammer
Kiel Instittute for the World Economy
Monday 28 March 2011
MPDD Meeting room 7B, Secretariat Building
United Nations Building, Bangkok
Rolf J. Langhammer is Vice-President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy since October 1997 and Professor at the Kiel 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. 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).