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[Photo: Marcus BIERMANN] Dr Marcus BIERMANN
Associate - Trade
Email: M.Biermann@lse.ac.uk

Universite Catholique de Louvain
Email: marcus.biermann@uclouvain.be
Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: International Trade


Marcus is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Université catholique de Louvain. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics in 2019. His primary research field is international trade. His secondary research interests are economic history and finance.


  • PhD in Economics, LSE (2019)
  • MRes in Economics, LSE (2013)
  • MSc in Economics, LSE (2012)
  • BSc in Economics, University of Bonn (2011)

CEP Publications

CEP discussion paper
Trade and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from the German Empire Marcus Biermann
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1450:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: F14; F15

Tags: firm size distribution; firm heterogeneity; technology adoption; german empire