Tilman Brück

Tilman Brück

Citizenship: German
Position at SIPRI: Distinguished Senior Fellow
Subject expertise: poverty analysis, labour economics in developing countries, household survey data analysis, economics of conflict and war, post-war reconstruction, economic security, and anti-terrorism policy
Regional expertise: Angola, Colombia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine
Languages: English, German
Education: DPhil in Economics, University of Oxford, UK

Contact: Phone: +46-8-655 9 751

Professor Tilman Brück is a Distinguished Senior Fellow with the SIPRI Security and Development Programme. His research interests include the inter-relationship between peace, security and development, the economics of post-war reconstruction, and the economics of terrorism and security policy.

Current activities
  • Distinguished Senior Fellow, SIPRI Security and Development Programme
Former positions
  • SIPRI Director, Jan. 2013–June 2014
  • Professor of Development Economics, Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • Head of the Department of Development and Security, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin
Recent publications
  • Brück, T. and Xu, G., 'Who gives aid to whom and when? Aid accelerations, shocks and policies', European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 28, no. 4 (2012), pp. 593–606.
  • T. Brück and H. Lehmann eds, In the Grip of Transition: Economic and Social Consequences of Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine (Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills, Basingstoke, 2012).
  • Brück, T., de Groot, O. and Schneider, F., 'The economic costs of the German participation in the Afghanistan war', Journal of Peace Research, vol. 48, no. 6 (2011), pp. 793–805.
Annual Review 2014

SIPRI Annual Review, 2013

Annual Review 2014 contains highlights from SIPRI's research programme activities in 2014 as well as details of flagship SIPRI events and publications, significant media coverage, financial information, and staff facts and figures

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