Hannes Mueller

Programme Director of the M.Sc. Data Science for Decision Making and Associate Research Professor at Barcelona School Of Economics, Tenured Researcher at Institute for Economic Analysis

Hannes Felix Mueller is a tenured researcher at the IAE (CSIC) and an Associate Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He is also the program Director of the Data Science for Decision Making program at the BSE. He finished his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE) in 2008 and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the IAE between 2009 and 2018 (Ramon y Cajal Fellow and Juan de la Cierva). His research interests are the economic costs and causes of violent conflict, political economy, machine learning, development economics and organizational economics. He has published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the American Political Science Review, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Economic Journal: Macro and the Public Journal of Economics. He has worked on policy reports for the German and UK government the World Bank, the United Nations, the IMF, several NGOs and the International Growth Centre (IGC). Hannes teaches Political Economy and Text Mining at the IDEA Programme (UAB) and the Barcelona School of Economics.