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Jens Hainmueller

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Jens Hainmueller

Professor of Political Science
Professor of Political Economy in the Graduate School of Business
Ph.D., Harvard University


Jens Hainmueller is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is the Faculty Co-Director of the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab.
His research interests include immigration, statistical methods, political economy, and political behavior. His research has appeared in journals such as Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Review of Economics and Statistics, Political Analysis, International Organization, Management Science, and the Journal of Statistical Software, and has received awards from the American Political Science Association, the Society of Political Methodology, and the Midwest Political Science Association. Hainmueller has worked with governments and NGOs around the world to design and evaluate policies involving immigrants and refugees.
Hainmueller received his PhD from Harvard University and also studied at the London School of Economics, Brown University, and the University of Tübingen. Before joining Stanford, he served on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.