Dr. Andreas Freytag is Professor of Economics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Honorary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch and Visiting Professor at the Institute of International Trade, University of Adelaide. He is also Director of Tutwa Europe, member of the CESifo Research Network, a STIAS Fellow, and associated with a number of think tanks. Freytag is also founding member of the G20 Trade and Investment Research Network. Freytag has obtained his diploma from the University of Kiel, his doctorate as well his Habilitation from the University of Cologne. He has published a number of books and articles in first-class peer-reviewed journals on economic policy, international trade policy, development economics and international policy coordination. He contributes to blogs and has a weekly column on the German magazine wiwo-online.