Applied economic research on Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula

Main topics

  • Poverty, inequality and gender discrimination
  • Trade and capital flows
  • Allocation & coordination of development aid
  • Effectiveness of development aid
  • Migration
  • Environment and climate protection

External relations and projects

The IAI maintains contacts with research institutes and universities in Latin America, the USA and Europe as well as with German and international development organizations. The institute strives to promote scientific exchange through joint research projects and consulting activities as well as through workshops and symposia. In principle, the IAI is open to guest researchers. Well-known researchers from Latin America, the USA and other countries have made use of this opportunity so far. IAI researchers take part in research projects and perform tasks as consultants and experts in the field of development and trade policy.