Tilman Brück
Research Fellow

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too w Brück Professor Tilman Brück is Team Leader, Economic Development and Food Security at IGZ in Großbeeren and the Founder and Director of ISDC – International Security and Development Center. He is also Research Affiliate of the Institute for Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon and Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Professor Brück is the co-founder and co-director of the „Households in Conflict Network (HiCN)“, an international research platform for the economic analysis of violent conflict.
His research interests focus on the economics of household behavior and well-being in conflict-affected and fragile economies, including the measurement of violence and conflict in household surveys and the impact evaluation of programs in conflict-affected areas. He has published over thirty articles in peer-reviewed journals (including Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Comparative Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, and World Development) and edited over a dozen books and special issues of journals on the economics of conflict and insecurity. Professor Brück has led as a principal investigator several impact evaluations in conflict-affected and fragile states.
Professor Brück was previously Visiting Professor at the LSE, Director of SIPRI, Professor of Development Economics at Humboldt-University of Berlin, and Head of the Department of Development and Security at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). He has also worked as a consultant for the BMZ, European Commission, DFID, GIZ, ILO, KfW, OECD, UNDP, USAID and the World Bank. Tilman Brück studied economics at Glasgow University and Oxford University and obtained his doctorate in economics from Oxford University.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11332  Tilman Brück
Clotilde Mahe
Wim Naudé
Return Migration and Self-Employment: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan
11188  Ghassan Baliki
Tilman Brück
Neil T.N. Ferguson
Sindu W. Kebede
Micro-Foundations of Fragility: Concepts, Measurement and Application
8755  Jyotsna Puri
Anastasia Aladysheva
Vegard Iversen
Yashodhan Ghorpade
Tilman Brück
What Methods May Be Used in Impact Evaluations of Humanitarian Assistance?
(published in: Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2017, 9(4): 519-42.)
8578  Manuel Schubert
Tilman Brück
The Perception of Lethal Risks: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment
8543  Tilman Brück
Michele Di Maio
Sami H. Miaari
Learning the Hard Way: The Effect of Violent Conflict on Student Academic Achievement
8451  Tilman Brück
Neil T.N. Ferguson
Money Can't Buy Love But Can It Buy Peace? Evidence from the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation
7364  Tilman Brück
Sindu Workneh Kebede
Dynamics and Drivers of Consumption and Multidimensional Poverty: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
7318  Tilman Brück
Damir Esenaliev
Post-Socialist Transition and the Intergenerational Transmission of Education in Kyrgyzstan
(published in: The Economics of Transition, in print, 2017.)
7055  Tilman Brück
Damir Esenaliev
Antje Kroeger
Alma Kudebayeva
Bakhrom Mirkasimov
Susan Steiner
Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia
(published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42(3), 819-835)
5351  Tilman Brück
Fernanda Llussá
José Tavares
Perceptions, Expectations, and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Extreme Events
(published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27 (S1), S78-S88)
5067  Tilman Brück
Patricia Justino
Philip Verwimp
Alexandra Avdeenko
Identifying Conflict and Violence in Micro-Level Surveys
(A revised version of this paper is published in World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 31(1), 29-58.)
4990  Cagatay Bircan
Tilman Brück
Marc Vothknecht
Violent Conflict and Inequality
(published in: Oxford Development Studies, 2017, 45(2), 125-44.)
4454  Tilman Brück
Heiko Peters
20 Years of German Unification: Evidence on Income Convergence and Heterogeneity
3228  Tilman Brück
Alexander M. Danzer
Alexander Muravyev
Natalia Danzer
Determinants of Poverty during Transition: Household Survey Evidence from Ukraine
(revised version published as 'Poverty during Transition: Household Survey Evidence from Ukraine' in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38 (2), 123-145)
958  Tilman Brück
John P. Haisken-DeNew
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Creating Low Skilled Jobs by Subsidizing Market-Contracted Household Work
(published in: Applied Economics, 2006, 38 (8), 899-911)