Alumni profile

Richard Bluhm

Thesis: Growth Dynamics and Development: Essays in Applied Econometrics and Political Economy, 2015

Promotor(s): Adam Szirmai and Denis de Crombrugghe

Richard Bluhm is an Assistant Professor of Macroeconomics at Leibniz University Hanover and an Affiliated Researcher at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG) and UNU-MERIT. From 2010 to 2014, he was a member of a joint research project on "Institutions and Growth" initiated by the Agence Française de Developpement (AFD) and the School of Governance.

His research fields are economic growth, political economy, applied econometrics, poverty/inequality, and social protection/security. Professionally, Richard has been consulting for UNICEF, worked at the Limburg Institute of Business and Economic Research (LIBER), and interned with the International Labour Organization (ILO) as well as the Embassy of Canada in Berlin. He holds a PhD in economics from Maastricht University, as well as a Masters in Public Policy and Human Development (MPP). At the graduate school, Richard occasionally lectures in the "Social Policy Design and Financing" specialization of the MPP program.

Check out our summer school: "Discovering Econometrics with R" at SBE, August 3-13, 2015.
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Selected publications by Richard Bluhm