David Benček

Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Emerging Markets & Developing Countries, Europe, Integration

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Main research interests

  • Applied econometrics
  • Mobilization dynamics
  • Political economy
  • Computational economics

David Benček studied economics at Magdeburg, Konstanz and Moscow before joining the Kiel Institute for the World Economy as a researcher. He wrote his doctoral thesis at the University of Kiel on the Political Economy of Mobilization.

In his research he focused on mobilization dynamics underlying violent incidents against refugees, the impact of migration on host society attitudes, and determinants of migration decisions.