In this podcast, project leader Albrecht Glitz, an associate professor at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, shares his journey as a labor economist with a unique twist: a research interest in espionage. Albrecht’s research is based on a remarkable data set from the East German secret service during the Cold War, offering unprecedented insights into espionage activities. How did they get access to such data? What is the connection between economic espionage, globalisation, and welfare? Join us in this episode to find out more.