Chair of Economic Policy

Prof. Dr. Alexander Sandkamp

Assistant Professor for Quantitative Trade Policy

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1, R.13
Phone: +49 431 880-5631










Short Info

Prof. Dr. Alexander Sandkamp is Assistant Professor of Economics, in particular Quantitative Trade at the University of Kiel (CAU) and Fellow at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW). He read Economics & Management at Pembroke College (University of Oxford) and holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as an MSc in Managerial and Financial Economics from HEC Paris. He completed his PhD at the ifo Institute for Economic Research and the University of Munich (LMU). His research and consulting activities – among others for the European Parliament and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy – focus on the application of gravity models to evaluate trade policy.

Alexander Sandkamp at  IfW.

Publications and Curiculum Vitae can be found in the  below.

Office Hours

Office Hours: by appointment

Complete Publications

Articles in refereed Journals

  • Different antidumping legislations within the WTO: What can we learn from China’s varying market economy status? (with Erdal Yalcin), Review of International Economics, 2021
  • The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties:Evidence from the 2004 EU Enlargement, Journal of International Economics 123, 2020
  • The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-level Evidence from China (with Gabriel Felbermayr), European Economic Review 122, 2020
  • Trade protection and the role of non-tariff barriers (with Luisa Kinzius and Erdal Yalcin), Review of World Economics, 2019, 01-41


Articles in non-refereed Journals

  • The United Kingdom Improves its Negotiation Position(with Gabriel Felbermayr and Vincent Stamer), Kiel Policy Brief Nr. 133, 2020
  • Feindliche Übernahme? Chinas ausländische Direktinvestitionen unter der Lupe (with Gabriel Felbermayr and Moritz Goldbeck), ifo Schnelldienst  72 (08), 2019, 27 – 39
  • China’s foreign direct investment: An overview (with Gabriel Felbermayr and Moritz Goldbeck), Kiel Policy Brief Nr. 123, 2019
  • Trumps Importzölle auf Stahl und Aluminium (with Gabriel Felbermayr), ifo Schnelldienst 71(06), 2018, 30-37
  • Chinas Marktwirtschaftsstatus und die Anti-Dumping-Gesetzgebung der EU (with Erdal Yalcin), ifo Schnelldienst 69 (04), 2016, 50-59
  • China’s Market Economy Status and European Anti-Dumping Regulation (with Erdal Yalcin), CESifo Forum 17 (1), 2016, 77-85
  • Regulatory Policy Adjustments in Germany’s Export Promotion Instruments in Light of Cross-Border Production Chains (with Erdal Yalcin), CESifo DICE Report 14 (2), 2016, 44-54
  • Die Bedeutung von Exportkreditgarantien in unsicheren Absatzmärkten – am Beispiel Deutschlands (with Erdal Yalcin), Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter 4/2015, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, 2015, 751 – 766
  • Nettobeschäftigungseffekt einer Regelungsänderung bei den Hermesdeckungen (with Erdal Yalcin), ifo Schnelldienst 68 (13), 2015, 27-37


Working Papers

  • Different Anti-Dumping Legislations Within the WTO: What Can We Learn from China’s Varying Market Economy Status? (with Erdal Yalcin), CESifo Working Paper No. 8398, June 2020
  • Trade Protection and the Role of Non-Tariff Barriers (with Luisa Kinzius and Erdal Yalcin), CESifo Working Paper No. 7419, December 2018
  • Where Has the Rum Gone? Firms’ Choice of Transport Mode under the Threat of Maritime Piracy (with Shuyao Yang), ifo Working Paper No. 271, 2018
  • The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-level Evidence from China (with Gabriel Felbermayr), CESifo Working Paper No. 7208, August 2018
  • The Trade Effects of Antidumping Duties: Evidence from the 2004 EU Enlargement, ifo Working Paper No. 261, 2018


Policy Consulting

  • Lieferketten in der Zeit nach Corona (project lead; with Gabriel Felbermayr, Steffen Gans and Hendrik Mahlkow), Mechanical Engineering Industry Association, Frankfurt, 2020
  • EU-China trade and investment relations in challenging times (with Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Guntram Wolff, Jianwei Xu, Niclas Poitiers, Gabriel Felbermayr, Rolf Langhammer and Wan-Hsin Liu), European Parliament, Brussels, 2020
  • Megatrends im Welthandel: Die neue Seidenstraße – Wachstumsregion zwischen Europa und Asien (project lead; with Frank Bickenbach, Gabriel Felbermayr, Moritz Goldbeck and Wan-Hsin Liu), Chamber of Industry and Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2019
  • The New Anti-Dumping Methodology Proposal in a Comparative Perspective: How to Make it Effective (with Erdal Yalcin, Gabriel Felbermayr and Sophia Müller), European Parliament, 2017 (not published)
  • Reformen der EU-Handelsschutz-Instrumente unter Berücksichtigung des Marktwirtschaftsstatus der Volksrepublik China (GED Studie) (with Erdal Yalcin and Philipp Lang), Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh, 2016
  • New trade rules for China? Opportunities and threats for the EU (with Erdal Yalcin and Gabriel Felbermayr), European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, Brussels, 2016, 01-55
  • Assessment of the net employment effects of a change in rules on foreign added value in the German Federal government’s export credit guarantee scheme (Hermes coverage) (with Gabriel Felbermayr, Erdal Yalcin and Philipp Lang), German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, 2015
  • Ökonomie des Klimawandels – Integrierte ökonomische Bewertung der Instrumente zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel (with Oliver Schenker, Tim Mennel, Daniel Osberghaus, Beyhan Ekinci, Christian Hengesbach, 2 Christian Kind, Jonas Savelsberg, Walter Kahlenborn, Mareike Buth, Maximilian Peters and Stefan Steyer), Umweltbundesamt, Dessau, 2014


Monographs & Press Articles            

  • Die chinesische Seidenstraßeninitiative: Kann der deutsche Außenhandel profitieren? (with Moritz Goldbeck),, 2020
  • Global trade protection and the role of non-tariff barriers (with Luisa Kinzius and Erdal Yalcin),, 2019
  • The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties, Non-Tariff Barriers and Maritime Security: Gravity Applications, Dissertation, LMU Munich, Faculty of Economics
  • Europäische Schutzzölle gegen China – Zeit für eine Anpassung (with Erdal Yalcin),, 2016
  • The Effect of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme on European Exports, Extended Essay (Master Thesis), London School of Economics and Political Science, 2013
  • Environmental Effectiveness and Economic Efficiency of Carbon Pricing in Germany, Master Thesis,
    HEC PARIS, 2012