Richard Bluhm is an Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat) at Leibniz University Hannover’s Institute of Macroeconomics, headed by Prof. Martin Gassebner. He is also an Affiliated Researcher at Maastricht University and United Nations University’s Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and affiliated with Data-Pop Alliance, a coalition on Big Data and development.
His research is broadly situated in applied econometrics, development economics, and political economy. Within those fields he's particularly interested in economic growth, the political economy of crises, the effects of institutions on different aspects of development, and studying poverty/ inequality around the world.
AidData Working Paper
Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries
Richard Bluhm, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, Austin Strange, Michael Tierney