Volker Nitsch is professor of economics at Darmstadt University of Technology, where he holds the chair of international economics.
Prior to taking this position in 2009, he was head of the international economics division at KOF Swiss Economic Institute at ETH Zurich, assistant professor of economics at Free University Berlin — and senior economist at Bankgesellschaft Berlin.
Mr. Nitsch has published widely on issues in international trade, international finance and economic geography. He has also been a consultant for the World Bank and a visiting scholar at the central banks of Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Namibia and New Zealand.
His current research addresses issues in economic integration, central bank design, exchange rate regimes and economic geography.
Mr. Nitsch holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Humboldt University Berlin and a MSc. in Economics from Free University Berlin.