Nelson Mesker

Nelson Mesker

Assistant Ambizione

Tel.: 044 634 54 34

nelson.mesker@uzh.ch

Curriculum vitae

In July 2019 Nelson joined the chair of Political Economy of Development as a research assistant for Dr. Kai Gehring. Prior he studied economics in Milan, Rotterdam and Tokyo. His previous research experience span topics such as randomized controlled trials, geospatial data, web scraping and natural language analysis. Previously he also worked as an editorial assistant for “Economisch Statistische Berichten”, a Dutch policy journal, and as a teaching assistant in both mathematics and statistics at Erasmus University. His main interests include causal inference, network economics and machine learning. In his free time, he likes to cook, read literature and play chess. Feel free to contact him to discuss any of these topics