Oliver Lorz


Dr. sc. pol., Universitätsprofessor

Oliver Lorz

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Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen


Building: Sammelbau

Room: 515

Templergraben 64, Sammelbau

52056 Aachen



Oliver Lorz was born in Kassel in 1968. He studied economics at the University of Konstanz and received a doctoral degree as well as a post-doctoral Habilitation degree from the University of Kiel. Before coming to Aachen, he held positions at the Kiel Institute of World Economics and at the University of Konstanz. He was a visiting scholar at the NBER, the MIT, both Cambridge, USA, and at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. Since 2004, Oliver Lorz has headed the International Economics Unit at RWTH Aachen University. Since April 2011 he has also been the Dean of the School.


Research Interests

  • Economic policy in open economies
  • International political economy
  • International production

Possible Cooperations

  • Organisation of global production networks
  • Cooperation with emerging and developing economies
  • International trade and location decisions