Andreas Freytag

Professor of Economics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Honorary Professor at Stellenbosch University

Andreas Freytag is Professor of Economics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena where he has founded the Jena Africa Study Group, and Honorary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch. He is a Senior Research Fellow at ECIPE, Brussels, and a Senior Research Associate SAIIA, Johannesburg. He was working at the Kiel Institute for World Economics, at the Universities of Cologne and Cambridge as well as at the Bank of Estonia. He was the 2008 Bradlow Fellow of SAIIA and has frequently taught at the University of Stellenbosch, the Estonian Business School as well as the Tallinn University of Technology, where he has been a Visiting Professor since 2003. Freytag was a member of the executive board of the European Public Choice Society from 2006 to 2009 and has long been associated to the G8 Research Group at the University of Toronto. He is a specialist in international relations, development policy and monetary policy. He has published a number of books and articles on (international) monetary policy, international trade and competition policy, development economics and international policy coordination.