Main research interests
- International Migration, Economic Development, Political Economy, Preferences and Norms, Culture
Toman Barsbai is a Senior Researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He studies the causes and consequences of international migration and the origins and economic implications of preferences and norms around the world. In his research, he uses experimental and observational micro-level data, which he often collects in the field or archives. He has advised various governments on migration polices and teaches courses on the methods of impact evaluation, economics of migration and development economics.