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Profesora Contratada Doctora.
mjbuedo (at) fsof.uned.es  


Dpto. de Lógica, Historia y Filosofía de la Ciencia
Paseo de senda del rey, 7
28040 Madrid
España | Spain
Tel.  +34  91 398 96 53 Fax. +34 91 398 76 93

I hold a PhD in Social and Political Science from the European University Institute in Florence and an MSc in Philosophy of the Social Sciences from the London School of Economics. I am a doctoral fellow at the Center for Advanced Research in the Social Sciences of the Juan March Institute and a research associate at the Urrutia Elejalde Foundation.

I have worked in the fields of Political Economy and Science Policy as a researcher in IESA-CSIC  (2006-2007) and my current specialization is in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, with an emphasis on methodological issues.



  • Análisis filosófico de la Nueva Experimentación en Ciencias Sociales: "Los efectos del experimentador" (IP: María Jiménez-Buedo)

  • Hacia una nueva fundamentación filosófica de las ciencias sociales (IP: Jesús Zamora).

  • Normative Inferences and Interferences in Scientific Research (IP: Jesús Zamora; David Teira)

  • Causality and Modelling in the Sciences. Causality in the Sciences Conference Series



Cebolla-Boado, H., Jiménez-Buedo, M., & Salazar, L. (2017). Avoiding selection bias without random assignment? The effect of breastfeeding on cognitive outcomes in China. Social Science & Medicine, 194, 151-159.

María Jiménez-Buedo and Francesco Guala, "Artificiality, Reactivity, and Demand Effects in Experimental Economics (2016). Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 46 (81), 3-23.

Diaz, Alex, María Jíménez-Buedo, and David Teira. "History of Quasi-and Field Experiments" (2015). International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition, edited by James D. Wright. 2015.

María Jiménez-Buedo. "The Expert Economist in Times of Uncertainty." Experts and Consensus in Social Science. Springer International Publishing, 2014. 171-189.

Konow, J., Schwitzgebel, E., Bicchieri, C., Dana, J., & Jiménez-Buedo, M. (2013). Experiments In Economics And Philosophy. Economics and Philosophy, 29(02), 151-153.

María Jiménez-Buedo. Conceptual Tools for Assessing Experiments: Some well-entrenched confusions regarding the internal/external validity distinction. Journal of Economic Methodology. Volume 3, issue 18. 2011.

María Jiménez-Buedo, Luis M. Miller.   Why a trade-off? The relationship between the external and internal validity of experiments.. Theoria. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science. 2010

María Jiménez-Buedo. The Political Uses of some Economic Ideas: the Trade-Off between Efficiency and Equality. American Journal of Economics and Sociology. Forthcoming

María Jiménez-Buedo, Jesús Zamora Bonilla. Expert Judgement.  Sage Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 2011.

Héctor Cebolla Boado, María Jiménez- Buedo. Immigration and the vote for the left: measuring the effect of ethnic diversity on electoral outcomes at the district level. International Journal of Comparative Sociology. February 2011


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