Andreas Wiedemann is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he studies comparative and international political economy with a focus on advanced democracies. He holds an M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a B.A. in Governance and Public Policy from the University of Passau, Germany, and has previously worked for the Boston Consulting Group and the European Commission’s DG ECFIN.
Andreas’ main research interests include the political economy of financial markets and economic crises, international macroeconomics, and distributional conflicts under capitalism.
On 11 and 12 June, 2013 the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) will consider the legality and conformability of the European Stability Mechanis
It is noteworthy that the Court asked several times throughout the hearing about the possibility to change the ECB’s mandate – not least because the c
The German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) has begun to hear the case against the ECB’s OMT program. The two day-long hearing is unusually long and