Dr. Bastian Heider, Dipl.-Geographer

Deputy Head of „Geoinformation und Monitoring“ unit.

Studied geography at the Leibniz University of Hannover, specialisation: economic and urban geography: semester abroad at Universidade de Lisboa. Graduate student at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), department for urban economics. Gained his doctorate in economics at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Research interests:

  • Polycentric city-regions
  • Evolution of urban systems
  • International and internal migration
  • Spatial econometrics and statistics

Contact:
Phone: + 49 (0) 231 9051-154
E-Mail: bastian.heider@ils-research.de

Publications (Selection)

  • Heider, Bastian (2019): The Impact of Institutional Change on Urban Growth and Decline: Lessons from East Germany (1990-2015). Halle (Saale). doi: 10.25673/14115.
  • Siedentop, Stefan; Dittrich-Wesbuer, Andrea; Heider, Bastian; Klinger, Thomas; Kolocek, Michael; Polívka, Jan; Reimer, Mario; Rönsch, Jutta; Zimmer-Hegmann, Ralf (2021): Zwischen zwei globalen Krisen: Ein Rückblick auf die Raum- und Stadtentwicklung in den 2010er Jahren. Dortmund = ILS-TRENDS [extra] 1/21.

Presentations (Selection)

  • Employment Suburbanization in the 21st Century. A comparison of US and German city regions. Vortrag auf der 5. Dortmunder Konferenz Raum- und Planungsforschung „Räume neu denken – Planung in einer Welt im Wandel”, 18.02.2020, Dortmund.
  • Where Do Immigrants Move In Germany? The Role of International Migration for Regional Disparities in Population Development in Germany (2007–2017) (gemeinsam mit Siedentop, Stefan*; Stroms, Peter*). Vortrag auf dem 59th Congress der European Regional Science Association (ERSA) “Cities, Regions and Digital Transformations: Opportunities, Risks and Challenges“, 30.08.2019, Lyon, Frankreich.
  • Employment Suburbanization in the 21st Century – A comparison of US and German city regions. Vortrag im Rahmen des 59th ERSA Congress “Cities, regions and digital transformations: opportunities, risks and challenges” der European Regional Science Association, 29.08.2019, Lyon, Frankreich.
  • Employment Suburbanization in the 21st Century – A comparison of US and German city regions. Vortrag im Rahmen des Urban Geography Commission Annual Meetings “Urban Challenges in a Complex World“ der International Geographical Union, 07.08.2019, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxemburg.
  • EU Eastern Enlargement and Urban Population Growth – Did German, Polish and Czech Border Towns Benefit? Vortrag auf der EURA Conference im Rahmen der Session „Cities locked in Europeanisation“ der European Urban Research Association, 23.07.2017, Warschau, Polen.
  • Heterogenous Border Population Effects of Eastern EU enlargement – Insights from a Panel of German, Polish, and Czech Towns. Vortrag im Rahmen des „6th Regional Economics Workshop“ des Ifo-Instituts Dresden, 16.09.2016, Dresden.
  • Does Administrative Status Matter for Urban Growth? Evidence from Present and Former County Capitals in East Germany. Vortrag auf dem ERSA Congress „Cities & Regions: Smart, Sustainable, Inclusive?“ der European Regional Science Association, 26.08.2016, Wien, Österreich.
  • Does Administrative Status Matter for Urban Growth? Evidence from Present and Former County Capitals in East Germany. Vortrag im Rahmen des „6th Halle Forum on Urban Economic Growth“ des Leibniz Instituts für Wirtschaftsforschung (IWH), 08.04.2016, Halle, Saale.
  • Does Administrative Status Matter? The Impact of Relocated Public Functions on Changes in the East German Urban Hierarchy. Vortrag auf der EURA Conference im Rahmen der Session „Explaining changes of urban hierarchies“ der European Urban Research Association, 19.09.2015, Sibiu, Rumänien.
  • Gutachter für folgende Fachzeitschriften:
    • Papers in Regional Science
    • Population, Space and Place
    • The Professional Geographer
    • Regional Studies, Regional Science