Research Theme Lead for 'People, Firms and Places'

Ingo Borchert

Reader in Economics

University of Sussex Business School

Headshot of Ingo Borchert

Areas of interest

  • International economics
  • International trade in services
  • Services trade restrictions
  • Digital trade
  • Structural gravity modelling


Ingo Borchert is a member of the Leadership Team at the Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy (CITP), Reader in Economics at the University of Sussex Business School and Deputy Director of the UK Trade Policy Observatory. He served as an Economist at the World Bank, Washington DC, from 2008-2011. He co-created the global “Services Trade Policy Database”, which is jointly published by the World Bank and the World Trade Organization, and the “International Trade and Production Database”. He has published in leading academic journals on the effects of services trade restrictions on trade costs, investment, and access to services. His expertise also encompasses structural gravity modelling of trade and trade costs. He has been an invited speaker on services policies at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Trade Organization, APEC, and has advised the UK House of Lords on services trade. He holds a PhD in Economics and Finance from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Back to our people Publications from Ingo