Esther Hauk

Scientific Researcher, Institute of Economic Analysis

Esther Hauk is a Scientific Researcher at the Institute of Economic Analysis, Barcelona. Formerly, she was an Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has worked in a wide range of topics: equilibrium refinements, experimental economics, industrial organisation, public procurement, mechanism design, corruption and the cultural transmission of preferences. Her most recent work is mainly in political economy where she has looked at different conflict situations. 

She has studied the relationship of the quality of political institutions and the resource curse, third party interventions in civil wars, nationalism and the clash of civilizations. She has published in the Journal of Economic Theory, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Management and Economic Strategy and the Journal of Conflict Resolution among others. She holds a BA in Philosophy and Economics from University College London and a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute, Florence. Recently, she has spent two years as a visitor at the London School of Economics.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey