2021-12-20Local Matters: Joint workshop with the German Economic Institute

Local Matters: Joint workshop with the German Economic Institute

Toward the end of November 2021, around twenty researchers met for a joint workshop of the MPIfG and the German Economic Institute (IW) that dealt with the topic “Local Matters: Regional Inequalities in Public Investments.” Contributions from the MPIfG addressed “Disparate Capacities and Partisan Priorities: Local Public Investments in Germany’s Cooperative Federalism” (Leon Wansleben, with Björn Bremer and Donato Di Carlo) and “Budgetary Clientelism and Public Investment Subsidies in Multilevel Systems” (Björn Bremer and Robin Hetzel). Program



2021-12-20Guadalupe Moreno

Guadalupe Moreno joins research cluster ConTrust as postdoctoral researcher

Since October 2021, Guadalupe Moreno has been a postdoctoral researcher in the research cluster “ConTrust: Trust in Conflict – Political Life under Conditions of Uncertainty,” which is located at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main as part of the Research Centre “Normative Orders”. Guadalupe Moreno was a doctoral student at the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) until 2020 and then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the MPIfG. She received her doctorate in November 2020 for “Working Fictions of Money: The Making of Currency (Dis)trust in Argentina (1880–2020).”



Fabio Bulfone and Arjen van der Heide took up posts at Leiden University

Two researchers from the MPIfG started their positions at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs of Leiden University in the late summer of 2021. Fabio Bulfone, previously a postdoctoral researcher in the MPIfG Research Group on the Political Economy of European Integration, has been assistant professor in Leiden since August 2021. Arjen van der Heide, who previously was a member of the MPIfG Research Group on the Sociology of Public Finances and Debt, joined the Faculty in September 2021 as a postdoctoral researcher.


2021-12-20Puneet Bhasin

Puneet Bhasin is Assistant Professor at Gallatin School in New York

Since September 2021, Puneet Bhasin has been Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study of New York University. Previously, Bhasin was a postdoctoral researcher in the Political Economy of Growth Models Project Area at the MPIfG. He is continuing his work with Lucio Baccaro on the MPIfG research project “Varieties of Secular Stagnation.”



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