Alfredo Hernández Sánchez
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
- 2021.Transparency in nursing home services before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain.Revista Española De Ciencia Política,57:77-109Link
- 2021.Emergency Procurement, The Role of Big Open Data. Public Procurement Regulation in (a) Crisis? Global Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
- 2021.Networked Corruption Risks in European Defense Procurement.In:
Granados O.M., Nicolás-Carlock J.R. (eds).Corruption Networks. Understanding Complex Systems.Cham:Springer.Link
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