Maximilian W. Müller

Associated Member

Toulouse School of Economics

Maximilian W. Müller is a behavioral economist studying applied micro questions in fields such as education, development, and family economics. In his research, he examines social influences on individual behavior and beliefs around big life decisions such as career or fertility choices and explores their potential consequences for society-wide outcomes such as intergenerational transmission and social mobility.

He is an Assistant Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics and a CESifo Research Network Affiliate. He completed his PhD in Economics at UC Berkeley in May 2022 and spent one year as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the briq Institute on Behavior & Inequality from August 2022 to August 2023. Prior to my PhD, he obtained an M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. in Economics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.

As a former briq Affiliate, he continues to collaborate with the behavioral economics team at IZA as an Associated Member.