Dr Susanna Thede

Dr Susanna Thede

Dr Susanna Thede

Senior Lecturer

Room 310
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2625
Dr Susanna Thede is a resident senior lecturer at Institute for European Studies. Her research interests are International Economics, Institutional Economics and Political Economy. She is teaching and supervising at undergraduate and masters levels and currently coordinates the Institute's Masters Programme. Dr Thede has previously worked at several other academic institutions in Europe such as 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. Recent publications include 'Do Swedish Multinationals Pay Less in Taxes than Domesic Firms' (joint with Å. Hansson and K. Olofsdotter) and 'Bending the Rules, Breaking the Rules: How Corruption and Lobbying affects the Market Investment Selection of Swedish Firms' (joint with N.Å. Gustafson), both published in the journal The World Economy. She has been engaged as referee for the Journal of Mediterannean Studies, The Open Economies Review, The Review of Development Economics and The World Economy. She is a member of the European Economic Association.
  • International Economics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Political Economy

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.

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

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

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.

  • EST2235 - EU Cohesion Policy Implementation and Management
  • EST3193 - European Union Trade Policy
  • EST5410 - Advances in European Union Trade Policy



See my CV for a more detailed review of my work history.


Master's graduation oration 2015





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