Dr. Daniel Meierrieks

Photo Daniel Meierrieks
Martina Sander-Blanck


Daniel.Meierrieks [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 417
Research Fellow of the Research Department

Research fields

Immigration | International Migration | Terrorism and Political Violence | Development Economics


Since 07/2018 Research Fellow at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

10/2016 – 03/2017 Visiting Professor at the University of Kiel

12/2012 – 06/2018 Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Freiburg

2012 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Paderborn

10/2008 – 09/2012 Junior Researcher and Ph.D. Student at the University of Paderborn, Chairs of International Economics and Statistics and Econometrics

2002-2008 Bachelor and Master Studies, University of Paderborn

Selected Publications

Meierrieks, Daniel/Renner, Laura (2017): “Stymied ambition: Does a lack of economic freedom lead to migration?” In: Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 30, Nr. 3, S. 977-1005.

Farzanegan, Mohammad/Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2017): „Does terrorism reduce life satisfaction?” In: Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 24, Nr. 13, S. 893-896.

Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2016): “Political capitalism: The interaction between income inequality, economic freedom and democracy.” In: European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 45, Nr.1, S. 115-132.

Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2016): “Land grabbing and ethnic conflict.” In: Journal of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Vol. 33, Nr. 3, S. 243-260.

Brockhoff, Sarah/Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2015): “Great expectations and hard times: The (nontrivial) impact of education on domestic terrorism.” In: Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 59, Nr. 7, S. 1186-1215.

Schneider, Friedrich/Brück, Tillman/Meierrieks, Daniel (2015): “The economics of counter-terrorism: A survey.” In: Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Nr. 1, S. 131-157.

Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2015). “The rise of capitalism and the roots of anti-American terrorism.” In: Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 52, Nr. 1, S. 46-61.

Gries, Thomas/Meierrieks, Daniel/Redlin, Margarete (2015): “Oppressive governments, dependence on the USA, and anti-American terrorism.” In: Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 67, Nr. 1, S. 83-103.

Dimant, Eugen/Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2013): ”The effect of corruption on migration, 1985- 2000.” In: Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 20, Nr. 13, S. 1270-1274.

Gries, Thomas/Meierrieks, Daniel (2013): “Do banking crises cause terrorism?” In: Economics Letters, Vol. 119, Nr. 3, S. 321-324.

Meierrieks, Daniel/Gries, Thomas (2013): “Causality between terrorism and economic growth.” In: Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 50, Nr. 1, S. 91-104.

Meierrieks, Daniel/Gries, Thomas (2012): “Economic performance and terrorist activity in Latin America.” In: Defence and Peace Economics, Vol. 23, Nr. 5, S. 447-470.

Dreher, Axel/Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2011): “Hit and (they will) run: The impact of terrorism on migration.” In: Economics Letters, Vol. 113, Nr. 1, S. 42-46.

Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2011): “What causes terrorism?” In: Public Choice, Vol. 147, Nr. 1-2, S. 3-27.

Freytag, Andreas/Krüger, Jens/Schneider, Friedrich/Meierrieks, Daniel (2011). „The origins of terrorism: Cross-country estimates of socio-economic determinants of terrorism.” In: European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 27, Nr. 1, S. 5-16.

Krieger, Tim/Meierrieks, Daniel (2010): “Terrorism in the worlds of welfare capitalism.” In: Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 54, Nr. 6, S. 902-939.

Gries, Thomas/Kraft, Manfred/Meierrieks, Daniel (2009): “Linkages between financial deepening, trade openness, and economic development: Causality evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa.” In: World Development, Vol. 37, Nr. 12, S.1849-1860.