Volker Nitsch

Professor of International Economics at TU Darmstadt

Volker Nitsch is Professor of International Economics at Darmstadt University of Technology. Prior to taking this position in 2009, he was Head of the International Economics Division at KOF Swiss Economic Institute at ETH Zurich, an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Free University Berlin, and a Senior Economist at Bankgesellschaft Berlin. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Humboldt University Berlin and a MSc. in Economics from Free University Berlin.Nitsch has published widely on issues in international trade, international finance and economic geography. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at the central banks of Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Namibia and New Zealand. His current research addresses issues in economic integration, central bank design, exchange rate regimes and economic geography.