Alexander Reisenbichler is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the George Washington University and was DAAD Research Fellow at AICGS from July to August 2014. His dissertation analyzes differences in housing finance policies in the U.S. and Germany, including in areas such as taxation and mortgage finance.
During the 2014-15 academic year, he will be a fellow at the Free University Berlin’s Program for Advanced German and European Studies. To support his dissertation research, he has received a research grant and the Robert K. Merton Award from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. He has been a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
He has also published articles on the German political economy and the euro crisis.
Alexander Reisenbichler and Kimberly J. Morgan, “From ‘Sick Man’ to ‘Miracle’: Explaining the Robustness of the German Labor Market During and After the Financial Crisis 2008-09,” Politics & Society vol. 40 no. 4 (December 2012).
Alexander Reisenbichler and Kimberly J. Morgan. “How Germany Won the Euro Crisis: And Why Its Gains Could Be Fleeting.” Foreign Affairs. Web. June 2013.
Made possible by the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the German Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt - AA)