My research focusses on the areas of labor economics, education, and natural disasters, especially in developing countries. My job market paper is titled Natural Disasters and Returns to Education [revise and resubmit at the Journal of Development Economics; link to latest version]. My PhD thesis is available here. My PhD supervisors were Paula Gobbi (web, twitter) and Philip Verwimp (web).
2017 Melissa A. Adelman, Tillmann Heidelk, and Peter A. Holland, Increasing Access by Waiving Tuition: Evidence from Haiti, Comparative Education Review, 61(4). [Link to publication]
Evaluations, Reports, Background Papers
2018 Anousheh Alamir, Tillmann Heidelk, Julia Jadin, Juan Carlos Muñoz-Mora, Rama Lionel Ngenzebuke, and Philip Verwimp, Lumière Project - Final Report, UNICEF-Burundi / Université Libre de Bruxelles. [Link to publication]
2013 Tillmann Heidelk, Valeria Perotti, and Siegfried Zottel, Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Tajikistan, World Bank Working Paper 79246. [Link to publication]
2013 Tillmann Heidelk, Valeria Perotti, and Siegfried Zottel, Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Mongolia, World Bank Working Paper 82057. [Link to publication]
2012 Tillmann Heidelk, Henrike Maier, and Michiel van Hulten, Social Justice in Europe: The Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) as a Model for the Future, Europe & Me, FutureLab Europe, online.
Work in progress
Tillmann Heidelk, Natural Disasters and Returns to Education, revise and resubmit at the Journal of Development Economics and ECARES Working Paper Series 2019-17. [Link to latest version of the paper]
Melissa A. Adelman, Juan Baron, Tillmann Heidelk, and Kiran Jayaram, Drivers of Late Entry Into Primary School in Haiti: A Mixed-Methods Study, revise and resubmit at International Journal of Educational Development.
Tillmann Heidelk and Julia Jadin, The long term effects of civil war on labor market outcomes.
Tillmann Heidelk and Anousheh Alamir, Natural disasters and educational attainment, ECARES Working Paper Series 2020-05. [Link to latest version of the paper].
Dissertation / PhD thesis
Available at tillmannheidelk.com/dissertation
Awarded by ECARES (European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics)
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