Esther Hauk



PhD, European University Institute

Esther Hauk joined the IAE in 2006. She has previously been an associate professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona and an assistant professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Her main research interests are game theory, public economics, political economics and industrial organization. In particular, she has contributed to the literature on equilibrium refinements, on noncooperative games with partner selection, on public procurement and the study of the dynamics of corruption. Recently, she started working on the link between natural resources and democracy.

Working Papers


Toke S. Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Esther Hauk

Foreign influence and domestic policy

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol.59, No 2, 426-487, June 2021, 10.1257/jel.20201481

Recognition Program

Esther Hauk, Andrea Lanteri and Albert Marcet

Optimal Policy with General Signal Extraction

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol.118, 54-86, March 2021, 10.1016/j.jmoneco.2021.01.002
Esther Hauk and Javier Ortega

Schooling, Nation Building and Industrialization

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol.33, No 1, 56-94, January 2021, 10.1177/0951629820963192