Annika Holz Receives Doctorate
In December 2022, Annika Holz was awarded her doctorate by the University of Cologne. In her dissertation, “Politische Konditionalitäten in der EU: Vom Aufstieg neuer Governance-Instrumente in den Europäischen Struktur- und Investitionsfonds,” she explores the transformation of EU cohesion policy from a convergence-orientated redistributive policy into an instrument for the coordination of economic policies. Annika Holz was a doctoral student at the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) between 2018 and 2022. She has been working since October 2022 for the European Regional Development Fund in North Rhine-Westphalia (ERDF/EFRE.NRW) in the NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy.