Holger Görg is Director of the Kiel Centre for Globalization at the Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany. He has been Professor of International Economics at the Kiel Institute and the University of Kiel, Germany, since 2008. He is also affiliated with the Tuborg Research Centre for Globalisation and Firms, Aarhus University, the Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy at the University of Nottingham, and IZA. Before joining Kiel he was on the staff at the University of Nottingham, the University of Ulster at Jordanstown and University College Cork. He completed a Ph.D. in Economics in 1999 at Trinity College Dublin. His research interests are in the empirical analysis of global value chains, focusing in particular on the activities of multinational companies, foreign direct investment, and international outsourcing. He has published widely in international journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, European Economic Review, and Economic Journal. Professor Görg has also worked as consultant for, among others, The World Bank, European Commission, UN Economic Commission for Africa, UN Industrial Development Organization, Inter-American Development Bank, and various governments.