Ryan Woodgate

Dr. Ryan Woodgate is Assistant Professor of Economics & Statistics at the Berlin campus of Forward College.  He holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from the Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, two master’s degrees (“MA International Economics” from the Berlin School of Economics & Law and “MA Economic Analysis and Policy” jointly awarded by the University of Paris and Université Sorbonne Paris Nord), and earned his undergraduate degree with first-class honours in Economics from the University of Edinburgh. 

For more information, including a list of latest publications, please visit www.ryanwoodgate.com


  • Offshoring, profit shifting, multinational production, and policy (e.g. tax) competition
  • Distribution and growth
  • Sustainability of public finances
  • Speculation, rent, and non-reproduced assets


  • FDI-led Growth Models: Sraffian Supermultiplier Models of Export Platforms and Tax Havens. European Journal of Economics & Economic Policies: Intervention, forthcoming issue.
  • Offshoring via vertical FDI in a long-run Kaleckian Model, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 2023, 46(1), 32-64
  • Profit-led in effect or in appearance alone? Estimating the Irish demand regime given the influence of multinational enterprises. Review of Evolutionary Political Economy, 2022, 3(2), 319-350
  • Multinational corporations and commercialised states: Can state aid serve as the basis for an FDI-driven growth strategy? Institute for International Political Economy, Working Paper No. 161/2021
  • Stability issues in Kaleckian models driven by autonomous demand growth—Harrodian instability and debt dynamics, Metroeconomica, 2021, 72(2), 388-404 (with Eckhard Hein)
  • Can tax competition boost demand? Causes and consequences of the global race to the bottom in corporate tax rates. Review of Keynesian Economics, 2020, 8(4), 512-535

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