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Xavier Fernández i Marín

Xavier Fernández i Marín

Ramón y Cajal fellow, UB


Xavier Fernández i Marín is Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Universitat de Barcelona. He develops and tailors solutions for social science research methods, including current developments in Bayesian inference, data visualization, probabilistic programming, experimental designs and machine learning. He has substantial contributions in comparative politics, public administration, public policy, international relations and psychology.

He has worked in the fields of global governance and IGOs, the diffusion of policies and institutions and the processes of development of regulatory agencies. He works also on Internet and e-Government diffusion and other related aspects of the public management of the Information Society.


Selected publications

  • Fernández-i-Marín, Xavier; Knill, Christoph; Steinebach, Yves

    2023.Studying Policy Design Quality in Comparative Perspective.American Political Science Review,115(3):931-947. doi:10.1017/S0003055421000186LinkLogo open access
  • Fernández-i-Marín, XavierJordana, Jacint; Levi-Faur, David

    2022.The age of regulatory agencies: tracking differences and similarities over countries and sectors.In:

    Maggetti, Martino; Di Mascio, Fabrizio; Natalini, Alessandro

    Handbook of Regulatory Authorities.Edward Elgar Publishing.Link
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