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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Philip Mehrtens


 
Philip Mehrtens
Research Fellow, Academic Coordinator of the IMPRS-SPCE, and Research Coordinator at the MPIfG
 
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-268
Fax: +49 221 2767-555

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Research Interests

comparative political economy; welfare state research; fiscal policy; methods of empirical social research; voting behavior and politics in Germany
 

Research Projects

Selected Publications

From Austerity to Expansion? Consolidation, Budget Surpluses, and the Decline of Fiscal Capacity (with L. Haffert). MPIfG Discussion Paper 13/16. Cologne: Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, 2013

 

Vita

2014-present Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2014-2015 Academic Coordinator of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) and Research Coordinator at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
June 2013 Doctorate in political science, University of Cologne; thesis on public debt and public policy as they relate to the transformation of the Swedish political economy Doctorate in political science, University of Cologne; thesis on public debt and public policy as they relate to the transformation of the Swedish political economy
Jan.-May 2012 Visiting Scholar, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
2009-2013 Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2007-2009 MA, Social Policy Research, Centre for Social Policy, University of Bremen
2004-2007 BA, Political Science, University of Bremen

 

 
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