Christiane Krieger-Boden

Christiane Krieger-Boden is a senior economist at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany. Her research interest focuses on the effects of European integration and globalization, on the economics of borders and trade barriers, and on compensating policies. She collaborated in numerous expert reports for German federal and state ministries, for the European Commission and the IMF. Her publications in books, national and international journals deal inter alia with regional and sectoral adjustment processes in the European Union, chances and risks of the monetary union for European countries and regions, review and appraisal of national and European structural policies and welfare systems.

Content by Christiane Krieger-Boden
  • Blog post

    Attracting quality foreign direct investment in developing countries

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has a bad reputation. In some discussions, it is presented as tantamount to postcolonial exploitation of raw materials and cheap labour. However, recent data shows that FDI in developing countries increasingly flows to medium and high-skilled manufacturing sectors, involving elevated income levels (Figure 1). What’s...

    19 Oct 2017 | Theodore Moran, Holger Görg, Adnan Seric, Christiane Krieger-Boden

  • Blog post

    Does South-South FDI Pay?

    Can South-South FDI, or investment flows between institutionally comparable partners better stimulate growth through backward linkages? When it comes to foreign direct investment, much of the concern both in the public and in the academic community centres on investment flows moving from developed to developing countries, but there is now an increasing trend of...

    31 May 2016 | Lucia Perez Villar, Adnan Seric, Christiane Krieger-Boden