Prof. Dr. Inga Heiland

Topics: Globalization, International Finance, International Trade

Inga Heiland


Main research interests

  • Trade policy
  • International integration of goods markets, capital markets and labor markets
  • International sea transport
  • Global supply chains

Since April 2022 Inga Heiland is Director of the Kiel Institute's research center focusing on trade policy. At the same time, she took over a professorship in economics at Kiel University. Heiland's research interests include the benefits and challenges of international supply chains and the importance of container shipping for regional economies. In addition, she conducts research on dealing with risks in opening up new markets for trade and investment and is concerned with the opportunities and challenges of European integration.

Heiland studied international economics and finance at the University of Tübingen. After earning her doctorate at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and the Ifo Institute, she worked at the University of Oslo and Statistics Norway.

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