Peter Egger

Prof. Dr. Peter Egger


Full Professor

Contact Data

Tel.: +41 44 632 41 08
Tel. (Sec.): +41 44 632 64 25

ORCID: 0000-0002-0546-1207


ETH Zürich
Peter Egger
Professur für Applied Economics
LEE  G 101
Leonhardstrasse 21
8092 Zürich

Organisations Full Professor at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics
Research Field

Peter H. Egger’s research focus is on applied and theoretical panel econometrics (time-invariant variables, long- and short-run estimates, spatial econometrics), applied and theoretical international and regional economics (outsourcing, multinational firms, trade volumes; economic integration, new economic geography), industrial organization and multinational firms.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Peter H. Egger has been a Professor of Applied Economics at KOF, the Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research in the Department of Management, Technology and Economics since 2009. In the same year, he became Head of the Division Structural Change and Innovation at KOF.

He was born in Steyr, Austria in 1969.

Peter Egger obtained a Master in economics from the University of Linz, Austria in 1996, where he went on to complete a PhD in economics in 2001. In 2001 he habilitated at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

1996-1997 Researcher, Vienna Institute for Comparative Economic Studies (WIIW).

1997-2001 Researcher, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO).

1997-2001 Lecturer in macro- and microeconomics at the University of Linz.

2001-2002 Assistant professor at the University of Innsbruck.

2002-2004 Associate professor at the University of Innsbruck.

2003-2004 Visiting scholar at the Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA.

2004-2009 Professor of economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany.

2004-2008 Head of the Department of Environmental, Regional and Transport Economics, ifo-Institute for Economic Research, Munich.

2008-2009 Head of the Department of Foreign Direct Investment and International Trade, ifo-Institute for Economic Research, Munich.

Curriculum Vitae (CV) as PDFDownload
From: 2009
Until: -
CEPR Research fellow, International Trade and Regional Economics Programme
From: 2009
Until: -
Director of global Economy Programme at CESifo (jointly with John Whalley)
From: 2008
Until: -
Scientific consultant, WIFO – Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
From: 2007
Until: -
External Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre of Business Taxation at Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK
From: 2004
Until: -
CESifo Research Fellow, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
From: 2004
Until: -
External research fellow at the Centre for Globalisation and Economic Policy, University of Nottingham, UK
From: 2001
Until: -
Research consultant at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
Additional Information

Professor Egger is married and the father of three daughters.

Course Catalogue
351-0511-00L Managerial Economics
364-0585-01L PhD Course: Applied Econometrics
364-1015-00L KOF-ETH-UZH International Economic Policy Seminar (University of Zurich)
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