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):

Christian Becker, Hanns Günther Hilpert, Hanns Maull, Alexandra Sakaki

Asia-Pacific: Earthquake Shatters Geopolitical Balance

in: Lars Brozus (ed.)
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
Hanns Günther Hilpert

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

Increased Pressure on European Trade Policy

SWP Comments 2015/C 51, November 2015, 4 Pages
Hanns Günther Hilpert, Gudrun Wacker

Geoeconomics Meets Geopolitics

China’s New Economic and Foreign Policy Initiatives

SWP Comments 2015/C 33, June 2015, 7 Pages
Hanns Günther Hilpert

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
Hanns Günther Hilpert

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):

Hanns Günther Hilpert, Frédéric Krumbein

Human Rights in North Korea: A European Perspective

in: The Journal of East Asian Affairs, Vol. 30, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2016), pp. 67-92
Moritz Bälz, Hanns Günther Hilpert, Frank Rövenkamp (eds.)

Central Banking and Financial Stability in East Asia

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

Asia-Pacific free trade talks nearing the finish line

in: Asia Europe Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2015, pp. 223-231
Frank Rövekamp, Hanns Günther Hilpert (eds.)

Currency Cooperation in East Asia

Financial and Monetary Policy Studies, Volume 38, Springer International Publishing, 2014
R. Haak, Hanns Günther Hilpert (eds.)

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