Julian Donaubauer

Julian Donaubauer is researcher at the Chair for Growth Theory and Business Cycles at the Helmut- Schmidt-University in Hamburg and currently visiting fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). He also worked for the Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT) in Buenos Aires and as visiting researcher at the Institute for the World Economy in Kiel. His research interests are in the fields of international economics and development economics. Prior to his academic career he worked for the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Berlin. Julian holds a PhD in Economics from the Helmut- Schmidt-University in Hamburg.

Content by Julian Donaubauer
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    Promoting FDI through financial market development in host and source countries

    Financial market development of both source and host countries can shape and drive flows of financial direct investment over time. The question of whether better-developed local financial markets attract FDI is particularly relevant for host countries that have remained on the sidelines in the global competition for FDI such as many developing countries in sub-Saharan...

    23 May 2016 | Julian Donaubauer, Eric Neumayer, Peter Nunnenkamp

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    Aid-financed infrastructure promotes foreign direct investments

    The link between aid and private investment is not well understood. Could aid-financed infrastructure investments encourage higher foreign direct investment? The authors present the results of a new composite index of infrastructure to estimate direct and indirect impacts of aid for infrastructure on FDI. Official development assistance (ODA) and foreign direct investment...

    3 May 2016 | Julian Donaubauer, Birgit Meyer, Peter Nunnenkamp