Prof. Dr. Jennifer Pédussel Wu

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Economics, particularly International Trade and Production

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1167
E: jennifer.pedussel-wu(at)

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 1.03
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • Ph.D. in Economics from UC Irvine, California and B.A. from Oberlin College, Ohio
  • Currently Professor of International Trade and Production at the Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • Previously taught at American University of Paris, Ecole des Dirigeants et Créateurs d’Entreprises (EDC), Paris, University of Bonn, University of California, Irvine and Shanxi Agricultural University, Taigu, ShanXi, People’s Republic of China.
  • From 2001-2005 was a Senior Fellow at the Centre for European Integration Studies (ZEI), Bonn, Germany, and has also been a research associate with LEN Research Centre, University of Nantes and OCRE – EDC, Paris.
  • Previous working experience includes positions as an economist with the National Income and Wealth Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, as a team member at Sabre Decision Technologies, Paris SNCF site, research assistantships with the LARTA Institute in Los Angeles, the Klemm Analysis Group, Inc., Washington, D.C., and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Organized a conference on Social Conflict and Economic Performance held by Stergios Skaperdas at the UC, Irvine in 1999

Key Aspects of practise

  • International trade
  • Regional economic integration
  • Factors of production
  • Inter-cultural management
  • Multi-national firms

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Microeconomics
  • Regional integration
  • International trade

Selected, current Publications

  • “Measuring and Explaining Levels of Regional Economic Integration”, in De Lombaerde, Philippe (Ed.) Assessment and Measurement of Regional Integration, London: Routledge, 2006.
  • “Trade Agreements as Self-Protection”, Review of International Economics, 13:3, 2005.
  • “Economic Integration in a Multi-core World” (with Christian Martincus Volpe), ZEI Working Paper B07-2005.
  • “Does It Matter Where Immigrants Work? Traded Goods, Non-traded Goods, and Sector Specific Employment” (with Harry P. Bowen), ZEI Working Paper B16-2004.