Joris Mueller

Joris Mueller

Ph.D. Economics

Northwestern University

I am an economist working on the political economy of development, with particular emphasis on understanding the connection between economic forces and political instability in developing countries. I will join the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore (NUS) as an Assistant Professor of Economics in summer 2022.



  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Economic History
  • Applied Microeconomics


  • PhD in Economics, 2022

    Northwestern University

  • MSc Economics, 2016 (with Distinction)

    London School of Economics and Political Science

  • BA Economics, 2014 (summa cum laude)

    University of Zurich