Stormy-Annika Mildner is a senior researcher at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), a policy-oriented think-tank based in Berlin. Working within the research unit on ‘The Americas,’ her field of expertise is international trade and finance. Her current work is focused on financial regulatory reform in both the United States and Germany as well as transatlantic trade relations. Dr. Mildner also heads the SWP research project on “Competition for Scarce Resources.”
Dr. Mildner teaches classes on international economics and U.S. domestic and foreign economic policy at the Hertie School of Governance and the Free University of Berlin’s John F. Kennedy Institute. Her articles have been published in leading scientific journals and newspapers in several countries. She has contributed to two AICGS publications, “Germany’s Social Market Economy, Old Wine in Old Bottles?” (in German-American Issues 10) and Issue Brief #35 “Anything But SWIFT: Why Data Sharing is Still a Problem for the EU.”
Dr. Mildner conducted her bachelor studies in Economics and North American Studies at the Free University of Berlin and earned a Master of Science in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics (2000). Before she started her Ph.D. studies in economics (2002), she worked for the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), where she headed the program on Globalization and the World Economy. She wrote her Ph.D. thesis on the economic and political rationale of export credit insurance and finance in the U.S., which was published in 2007. During her Ph.D. studies she attended the Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS) at Yale University (2002-2003). From 2005 to 2006 Dr. Mildner was a researcher and lecturer at the Free University of Berlin’s John F. Kennedy Institute.
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