Main research interests
- Migration and its effect on the world economy
- Migration and asylum policy
- Attitudes towards migrants and migration policy
- Foreign exchange interventions by central banks
- Digital trace data and "big data" in economics and social sciences
Tobias Heidland is Senior Researcher at the Kiel Institute. He studied economics and development economics at the universities of Mannheim and Nottingham and holds a PhD in Quantitative Economics from Kiel University. His research foci are migration decisions, attitudes towards migration, and central banks’ foreign exchange intervention.
He is the local principal investigator of the H2020 project ITFLOWS and has a coordinating role for part of the MEDAM project (Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration).