Dr Andreas Mueller

Department of Economics
Dr Andreas Mueller
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874308

  • Location

    5B.136, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00 and 17:00-18:00 (by email appointment).



Andreas joined the University of Essex as a Lecturer in 2017 and was granted permanency in 2020. He is a current Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Andreas graduated with a PhD in Economics from the University of Zurich in 2013 and held an Assistant Professorship at the University of Oslo before moving to Essex. His work has been published (or is forthcoming) in the American Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, and The Economic Journal.


  • PhD in Economics University of Zurich,


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Economics, University of Essex (4/9/2017 - present)

Other academic

  • Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Oslo (5/8/2013 - 1/9/2017)

Research and professional activities

Research interests


Open to supervise

Macroeconomic Public Finance

Open to supervise

Macroeconomic Political Economy

Open to supervise

Economic Growth and Macroeconomic Development

Open to supervise

International Macroeonomics

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • International Money and Finance (EC368)

  • Topics in Macroeconomics (EC991)

Previous supervision

Rocco Enrico Rubolino
Rocco Enrico Rubolino
Thesis title: Essays on Public Economics
Degree subject: Economics
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 18/11/2020


Journal articles (4)

Alder, S., Boppart, T. and Mueller, A., A Theory of Structural Change That Can Fit the Data. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

Ghiglino, C., Juárez-Luna, D. and Müller, A., (2021). Class Altruism and Redistribution. The Economic Journal

Mueller, A., Storesletten, K. and Zilibotti, F., (2019). Sovereign Debt and Structural Reforms. The American Economic Review. 109 (12), 4220-4259

Mueller, A., Storesletten, K. and Zilibotti, F., (2016). The Political Color of Fiscal Responsibility. Journal of the European Economic Association. 14 (1), 252-302

Book chapters (1)

Gancia, Gino, Mueller, A. and Zilibotti, Fabrizio, (2013). Structural Development Accounting. In: Advances in Economics and Econometrics Tenth World Congress. Editors: Acemoglu, Daron, Arellano, Manuel and Dekel, Eddie, . Cambridge University Press. 373- 418. 1107016053. 9781107016057

Grants and funding


An economic theory of structural transformation that can fit the longrun data

British Academy

+44 (0) 1206 874308


5B.136, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00 and 17:00-18:00 (by email appointment).