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Staff Biography

[Photo: Frank PISCH] Mr Frank PISCH
Occasional Research Assistant - Trade
Email: F.Pisch@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.35 F  
Personal WebSite WWW


Frank Pisch is an Occational Research Assistant, Teaching Fellow, and PhD candidate at CEP and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He received his B.Sc. and B.A. in Economics and Philosophy & Economics at the University of Bayreuth, his M.Phil in Economic Research at the University of Cambridge, and his MRes at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research is focused on International Trade and Labour Economics.

Current Areas of Research:

International Trade - He works on the determinants of distance elasticities of international trade flows as well as on the reasons for why multinational firms exist, i.e. the advantages and disadvantages of vertical and horizontal integration.

Labour Economics - He does research on the relationship between demographic change and investment behaviour at the micro level as well as on the spatial distribution of economic activity and the composition of labour demand with a focus on historical developments.


  • MRes Economics, London School of Economics, UK
  • MPhil Economic Research, University of Cambridge, UK
  • B.Sc. Economics, University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • B.A. Philosophy & Economics, University of Bayreuth, Germany


  • Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
  • LSE PhD Scholarship
  • Scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

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