Manuel Mueller-Frank is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in economics at Northwestern University and holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Bonn.
His areas of specialization include the economics of information, social network theory and financial economics. Prof. Mueller-Frank’s research mainly focuses on the impact of social interaction on information diffusion, aggregate learning and the evolution of behavior. Some of the applied topics his latest research addresses are optimal advertising mechanisms in social networks and concentration risk in structured securities.
Prof. Mueller-Frank’s research has been presented at international conferences such as the North American Econometric Society Meetings, SAET and EURO-INFORMS. His research is published in leading academic journals such as Theoretical Economics.