Dr Susanna Thede

Dr Susanna Thede

Dr Susanna Thede

Senior Lecturer

Room 315
University of Malta
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Dr Susanna Thede is a resident senior lecturer at Institute for European Studies. Her research interests are International Economics, Institutional Economics and Political Economy. Dr Thede has previously worked at Lund University, Paris School of Economics and University College Dublin (often in externally funded projects) and is currently involved in collaborative projects with colleagues at RWTH Aachen University and Örebro University. She is acting as referee for many international academic outlets including Open Economies Review, Review of Development Economics, Southern Economic Journal and World Economy. She is a research affiliate at Örebro University School of Business and a member of the Forum for Research of International Trade and the European Economic Association.
  • International Economics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Political Economy

THEDE, S. and KARPATY, P., 2021. The Effect of Corrupt Market Experience on FDI: Evidence from Swedish Manufacturing Enterprises. Örebro University School of Business Working Paper 4/2021 (R&R Journal of Comparative Economics), .

LORZ, O. and THEDE, S., 2020. Tariff Overhang and Aid: Theory and Empirics. FREIT Working Paper 1743 (R&R Journal of Development Economics), .

THEDE, S., 2020. Taking Stock on Brexit. Institute for European Studies Policy Brief. Institute for European Studies, Msida, Malta, .

HANSSON, Å., OLOFSDOTTER, K. and THEDE, S., 2018. Do Swedish multinationals pay less in taxes than domestic firms? The World Economy, 41(2), pp. 393-413.

THEDE, S., 2018. A Simple Model of Job Task Offshoring and Social Insurance. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), pp. 787-802.

THEDE, S., 2017. Determinants of the Firm’s Foreign Internalisation Decision. In: B.J. CHRISTENSEN and C. KOWALCZYK, eds, Globalization: Strategies and Effects. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 131-146.

THEDE, S. and GUSTAFSON, N.Å., 2017. Bending the Rules, Breaking the Rules: How Corruption and Lobbying Affect the Investment Market Selection of Swedish Firms. The World Economy, 40(7), pp. 1266-1290.

GULLSTRAND, J., OLOFSDOTTER, K. and THEDE, S., 2016. Importers, Exporters and Multinationals: Exploring the Hierarchy of International Linkages. Open Economies Review, 27(3), pp. 495-514.

BANKS, N., GUSTAFSON, N.Å., KOÇ, A.A., SALEM, M.A., THEDE, S. and ÖZDAMAR, Ö., 2015. The Role of Socioeconomic Policies in Arab Spring Countries. In: S. FLORENSA, ed, The Arab Spring in a Comparative Perspective. Barcelona: SSN-EUROMESCO JOINT POLICY STUDY, pp. 53-78.

PACE, R., THEDE, S. and HARWOOD, M., 2015. Changing Capitalism in the Arab and Muslim World. Mediterranean Politics, 20(1), pp. 118-123.

THEDE, S., 2015. The EU, Investment Protection and TTIP. In: R. PACE, ed, Jean Monnet Policy Brief, 9. Msida: Institute for European Studies, University of Malta., .

GULLSTRAND, J., OLOFSDOTTER, K. and THEDE, S., 2014. Markups and export-pricing strategies. Review of World Economics, 150(2), pp. 221-239.

THEDE, S., 2013. What’s the Use of a Transatlantic Free Trade Area? In: R. PACE, ed, Jean Monnet Policy Brief, 5. Institute for European Studies, University of Malta, .

THEDE, S., 2012. What Can We Learn From Trade-Theoretic Research on Offshoring and Social Insurance? Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, 31(4), pp. 523-524.

THEDE, S. and GUSTAFSON, N., 2012. The Multifaceted Impact of Corruption on International Trade. The World Economy, 35(5), pp. 651-666.

THEDE, S., 2005. Determinants of Bilateral Trade Protection. The World Economy, 28(3), pp. 313-328.

THEDE, S., 2003. Essays on Endogenous Trade Policies, Department of Economics, Lund University.

GRAVINO, D. and THEDE, S., (Contracted). Foreign Direct Investment and Corruption - Multinational Enterprises' Behaviour in Corrupt Environments. Palgrave/Macmillan.

  • EST2229 - Research Methodology and Writing Skills
  • EST3208 - The Economics of EU Policies
  • EST5332 - Advances in European Union Trade Policy
  • EST5337 - European Union Cohesion Policy
  • EST5603 - Political and Economic Approaches to European Union Integration


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Papers in pipeline: The Effect of Corrupt Market Experience on FDI w. Patrik Karpaty (Revise and resubmit Journal of Comparative Economics), Tariff Overhang and Aid: Theory and Empirics w. Oliver Lorz (Revise and resubmit Journal of Development Economics).

Papers in Progress: Evidence on the Civilizing Effect of Trade; The Trade Effect of Brexit: A META Analysis w. Gilmour Camilleri and Melchoir Vella (UoM research grant EUSRP02-21).