Bielefeld University

Economics of Disintegration: Sanctions, trade wars and political tensions

Julian Hinz Last updated on April 24, 2024

General Information


There will probably be three sessions: One on modalities, the other two with presentations.


The first session will take place in early November. The other two presentations will take place in January/February. Details follow.


To be announced.

List of papers

  • “The Sword and the Shield: The Economics of Targeted Sanctions,” Rod Ludema and Daniel Ahn. European Economic Review, Volume 130, November 2020. Link to paper
  • “International Isolation and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Sanctions on North Korea,” Yong Suk Lee. Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 103, 2018. Link to paper
  • “Bearing the cost of politics: Consumer prices and welfare in Russia,” Julian Hinz and Evgenii Monastyrenko. Journal of International Economics, Volume 137, July 2022. Link to paper
  • “The Return to Protectionism,” Pablo Fajgelbaum, Pinelopi Goldberg, Patrick Kennedy, and Amit Khandelwal. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 135, Issue 1, February 2020. Link to paper
  • “Tariffs and Politics: Evidence from Trumps Trade Wars,” Thiemo Fetzer and Carlo Schwarz. The Economic Journal, Volume 131, Issue 636, May 2021. Link to paper
  • “lluminating the Effects of the US-China Tariff War on Chinas Economy,” Davin Chor and Bingjing Li.NBER WORKING PAPER 29349, October 2021. Link to paper
  • “Make Trade Not War?,” Philippe Martin, Thierry Mayer and Mathias Thoenig. The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 75, Issue 3, July 2008. Link to paper
  • “When trade stops: Lessons from the Gaza blockade 2007–2010,” Haggay Etkes and Assaf Zimring. Journal of International Economics, Volume 95, Issue 1, January 2015. Link to paper
  • “This Mine Is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa,” Nicolas Berman, Mathieu Couttenier, Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig. American Economic Review, Vol 107, No. 6, June 2017. Link to paper
  • “Brexit Vote, Inflation and UK Living Standards,” Thomas Sampson, Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain and Dennis Novy. International Economic Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2022. Link to paper
  • “Did Austerity Cause Brexit?,” Thiemo Fetzer. American Economic Review, Vol. 109, No. 11, November 2019. Link to paper