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Andreas Mehltretter

Andreas Mehltretter, M.Sc.

Scientific Assistant


Geschwister-Scholl-Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Empirische Politikforschung und Policy Analysis
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Room: H002
Phone: +49 (0) 89/2180 9066
Fax: +49 (0) 89/2180 9092

Research interests

  • Arms trade and proliferation
  • Intrastate conflicts
  • Structural equation modeling
  • Data collection

Academic career

  • Since 07/2017: Research associate at the Chair of Empirical Political Research and Policy Analysis , Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science, LMU Munich
  • 10/2014–05/2017: Study of Economics at the LMU Munich (M.Sc.). Thesis: “Arms imports and their effect on outbreaks of intrastate conflict ”
  • 08/2015–12/2015: Semester abroad in the Economics PhD program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • 10/2011–09/2014: Study of Economics at the LMU Munich (B.Sc.). Thesis: “Verteilungseffekte in der Eurokrise [Distribution effects in the Euro crisis]”


  • Pamp, Oliver, Lukas Rudolph, Paul W. Thurner, Andreas Mehltretter, and Simon Primus (forthcoming): The Build-up of Coercive Capacities: Arms Imports and the Outbreak of Violent Intrastate Conflicts. Journal of Peace Research.