Robert Genthner

Robert Genthner was a research associate and PhD student at the Chair of International Economic Policy. He successfully defended his thesis on "Firm development and regional dynamics in Indonesia" in 2022. He currently works as a data scientist at the Wüstenrot Sparkasse AG.

He studied Economics at the University of Mannheim and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg.

In his research, he deals with topics of trade, economic policy, climate change and their impact on firms and labor market outcomes.

  • Genthner, R. (2021): What happens to FDI spillovers when input-output tables go granular? Economics Bulletin , 41(3):2099-2105 [PDF]

Working Papers

  • Genthner, R. and K. Kis-Katos (2019): Foreign investment regulation and firm productivity: Granular evidence from Indonesia. CEGE Discussion Paper No. 345, Göttingen [PDF]

  • Regulating FDI in Indonesia’s manufacturing sector: Local labor market responses to a protectionist policy, with Krisztina Kis-Katos
  • Heat and firm productivity: Evidence from Indonesia’s manufacturing sector, with Sebastian Renner and Enrica de Cian

Conference Presentations

Invited Talks

  • KCG Seminar at Kiel University (online), Germany, June 2020 on “Local labor market effects of FDI regulation in Indonesia”
  • FWW Seminar at University of Freiburg, Germany, November 2018 on “Local labor market effects of FDI regulation in Indonesia”

Teaching Experience

  • Stata-Tutorial: Migration economics - Replication course
    WiSe 2017/18, WiSe 2018/19, WiSe 2019/20, SoSe 2021 (online)
    (Master, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Stata-Tutorial: Labor Economics
    WiSe 2018/19, WiSe 2019/20
    (Bachelor, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Übung: Makroökonomik 1
    SoSe 2018, WiSe 2020/21 (online)
    (Bachelor, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Seminars:
    SoSe 2017: Globalization and the rise of protectionism
    SoSe 2019: Globalization and migration
    (Bachelor, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Additional Tutorial: Advanced Macroeconomics I
    WiSe 2015/16, WiSe 2016/17
    (Master, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)