Dr. rer. pol. Hanns Günther Hilpert

Dr. rer. pol. Hanns Günther Hilpert

Research Division: Asia
Head of Research Division


1989-1999 Study Center Japan / Asia at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich

1999-2002 German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo

Areas of Expertise:

China, East Asia, Japan, The Koreas, Foreign trade policy, International monetary policy, Natural resources management, Weapons of mass destruction / proliferation

Trade and economic relations between Europe and East Asia; North Korea

SWP Publications (selection):

with Christian Becker, with Hanns Maull, with Alexandra Sakaki

Asia-Pacific: Earthquake Shatters Geopolitical Balance

in: Lars Brozus
Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned

Scenarios of International Foreign and Security Policy. Foresight Contributions 2015

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 01, January 2016, 56 Pages, P. 17-20

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

Increased Pressure on European Trade Policy

SWP Comments 2015/C 51, November 2015, 4 Pages
with Gudrun Wacker

Geoeconomics Meets Geopolitics

China’s New Economic and Foreign Policy Initiatives

SWP Comments 2015/C 33, June 2015, 7 Pages

Japan After Two Years of »Abenomics«

Monetary Illusions, Timid Reforms: So Far, Prime Minister Abe’s Economic Policy Has Missed Its Mark

SWP Comments 2015/C 20, April 2015, 8 Pages

Asia-Pacific Free Trade Talks Nearing the Finish Line

Setting the Agenda in the Struggle for Regional Markets, Multilateral Rules and Geopolitical Leadership

SWP Comments 2015/C 07, February 2015, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Asia-Pacific free trade talks nearing the finish line

in: Asia Europe Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2015, pp. 223-231
with Moritz Bälz, with Hanns Günther Hilpert, with Frank Rövenkamp

Central Banking and Financial Stability in East Asia

Financial and Monetary Policy Studies, Volume 40, Springer International Publishing, 2015
with Frank Rövekamp, with Hanns Günther Hilpert

Currency Cooperation in East Asia

Financial and Monetary Policy Studies, Volume 38, Springer International Publishing, 2014

A Comparison of German and Korean Division: Analogies and Differences

in: International Journal of Korean Unification Studies, 19 (1) 2010, pp. 126-156
with R. Haak

Japan and China: Cooperation, Competition and Conflict

Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave, 2002

SWP Research Papers

Felix Heiduk
Indonesia in ASEAN

Regional Leadership between Ambition and Ambiguity

Gudrun Wacker
Security Cooperation in East Asia

Structures, Trends and Limitations