25 Years IWH

Dr Gerhard Heimpold

Dr Gerhard Heimpold
Current Position

since 10/14

Deputy Head of the Department of Structural Change and Productivity

Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association

since 1/92

Economist in the Department of Structural Change and Productivity

Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association

Research Interests

  • regional development policy, cluster policy
  • case studies in East German regions
  • sectoral analyses at the regional level

Gerhard Heimpold has been a researcher at IWH since 1992. His research interests concern especially regional development and cluster policies, case studies on regions in East Germany and analyses on structural characteristics of regions.

Initially, he was affiliated at the Department of Regional and Local Studies (later Department of Urban Economics) at IWH. He joined the Department of Structural Change and Productivity (formerly Department of Structural Change) in 2008, and coordinated the cross-departmental research field “Regional Development, inter-regional equalization mechanisms and labor markets” at IWH in the period from 2008 to 2012. He was the acting head of the Department of Structural Change from September 2013 to mid October 2014. Gerhard Heimpold studied International Economics at the Higher School of Economics in Berlin

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Dr Gerhard Heimpold
Dr Gerhard Heimpold
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Publications

Working Papers

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Development problems and policies at the German border with Poland; Regional aspects of trade and investment

Franz Barjak Gerhard Heimpold

in: IWH Discussion Papers , No. 101, 1999

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Consequences of an opening border for the regional policy in an border region - The case of the German border with Poland

Gerhard Heimpold

in: IWH Discussion Papers , No. 125, 2000

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