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Henrik Enderlein

Director of the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin
President at the Hertie School of Governance


Politics & Economy


Crisis Management



Henrik Enderlein is Director of the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin and Professor of Political Economy at the Hertie School of Governance. His research focus is on the political economy of economic policy-making, with a special focus on the Euro, the ECB, the EU-Budget, European integration, fiscal federalism, and sovereign defaults.

He holds degrees from Sciences Po, Paris, and Columbia University, New York. He prepared his PhD in Political Science at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He previously worked as economist at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and was Junior Professorship in Economics at the Free University Berlin.

Henrik Enderlein's awards include the Max Planck Society's Otto-Hahn Medal for outstanding achievements by young scientists, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair at Duke University's Political Science Department in 2006-2007, and the Pierre Keller Visiting Professorship at Harvard Kennedy School in 2012-2013. Since 2013, he is a member of the independent German fiscal council.

Henrik Enderlein’s research has been published in leading peer reviewed journals in the fields of political science and economics, such as the The Journal of International Money and Finance, The Journal of Law and Economics, The Journal of European Public Policy, European Union Politics, or The Journal of Common Market Studies and book chapters with Oxford University Press or Columbia University Press. He is the Co-Editor of the Handbook of Multi-Level Governance and volumes with Routledge and Oxford University Press.


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  • Beyond the Crisis (Hertie Governance Report), 2015
  • Handbook on Multi-level Governance, 2012
  • EMU and Political Science: What Have We Learned?, 2010