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Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

Alfredo Hernandez

Teaching Fellow

Research Master's in International Studies Coordinator


Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez is a Teaching Fellow at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacinals (IBEI) where he teaches courses on Data Visualization, Policy Evaluation and Quantitative Research Methods. His research interests include Computational Social Sciences, Quantitative Text Analysis and International Political Economy. He is currently working on developing transparency metrics using Big Data methods and identifying speech patterns in foreign policy corpora using NLP algorithms. His reserach has appeared in edited volumes by Springer, Bloomsbury and Emerald. He also works on policy papers and evaluations with several organizations such as UNESCO, WIN and the IADB.

Background and education

  • (2020) PhD, Central European University


Selected publications

  • Ciornei, IrinaHernandez Sanchez, Alfredo

    2024.European solidarity and social class. An uneasy alliance.Journal of European Integration,1–24Link
  • Fazekas, Mihály; Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo; Abdou, Aly; Kofrán, Daniel

    2023.Corruption risks in public procurement through the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.Government Transparency Institute Working Paper series,GTI-WP/2023:03LinkLogo open access
  • Merkle, Ortrun; Allakulov, Umrbek; Gonzalez, Debora; Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo; E. Rabbi, Sifat; Hasan, Zobair

    2023.When vulnerabilities are exploited—The role of sextortion in the WASH sector in Bangladesh.Frontiers. Water,5:1048594LinkLogo open access
  • Adam, Isabelle; Fazekas, Mihály; Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo; Horn, Peter & Regös, Nóra

    2023.Integrity Dividends: Procurement in the Water and Sanitation Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.IDB Technical Note 2608,LinkLogo open access
  • Perez Duran, Ixchel; Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo

    2021.Transparency in nursing home services before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain.Revista Española De Ciencia Política,57:77-109LinkLogo open access
  • Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo; Fazekas, Mihaly

    2021.Emergency Procurement: The Role of Big Open Data.In:

    S. Arrowsmith, L. Butler, A. L. Chimia and C. Yukins (eds.)

    Public Procurement in (a) Crisis: global lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.Hart Publishing.LinkLogo open access
  • Czibik, Ágnes; Fazekas, Mihály; Hernandez Sanchez, Alfredo; Wachs, Johannes

    2021.Networked Corruption Risks in European Defense Procurement.In:

    Granados O.M., Nicolás-Carlock J.R. (eds)

    Corruption Networks. Concepts and Applications.Springer.Link
All publications

Conferences and talks

Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez, Mihaly Fazekas, Umrbek Allakulov, Joshua Aje. (2020) Water and Sanitation Sector Integrity Risk Index. Second International Conference "Water, Megacities and Global Change". UNESCO. Available here