Henning Meier is a teaching assistant at the Institute of Economics since October 2015. From 2011 to 2015, he was a research assistant at the Institute for Regional Research at Kiel University and from 2009 to 2011 a student assistant at the Institute for Employment Research of the Federal Employment Agency in Kiel. He finished his studies of economics specializing in statistics and econometrics at Kiel University in 2011 with the diploma degree. His research interests are the empirical estimation of trade barriers and of regional labor market effects of globalization.