Marc-Andreas Muendler is Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego, and on leave from November 2018 through July 2019 to serve as the Acting Chair of International Economics at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Muendler is a Research Professor at the ifo Institute, Munich, Germany, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His fields of interest include international and development economics, entrepreneurship, and information economics. Muendler has published in leading economic journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Economic Theory and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He has worked as a consultant to the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and private businesses, and as a consulting researcher for the Brazilian labor ministry, the Brazilian census bureau, the German central bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002 and was a Peter B. Kenen Research Fellow at Princeton University in 2008-09. Muendler conducts research into local impacts of global markets.
In the area of international trade Marc Muendler investigates both the origins of globalization and its consequences for local industries and labor markets. (more detail)
Muendler analyzes the dynamics of globalization on a worldwide scale. (more detail)
In his research on firm dynamics and entrepreneurship Muendler studies how firms and industries successfully engage in globalization. (more detail)
In the area of information economics Muendler analyzes the reasons for investors to acquire information and how private information and public transparency affect financial markets. (more detail)
Muendler joined the University of California, San Diego in January 2003. Muendler taught as a lecturer at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in 2002 and was a visiting professor at Princeton University in 2008-09, a visiting professor at Université Dauphine, Paris in 2014-15, and a visiting professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo in 2015.
Beyond his research, Muendler has an interest in international coffee trade. He lives in San Diego, California with his wife and two sons.
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