Philipp Genschel

Joint SPS/RSC Chair in Comparative and European Public Policy


genschelPhilipp Genschel holds a joint chair in European Public Policy at the Department of Social and Political Science and at the Schumann Centre. He is on leave from Jacobs University Bremen and the University of Bremen in Germany. Before joining the EUI, he was the deputy director of the Collaborative Research Center on 'Transformation of the State' in Bremen and a research fellow of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He has taught at the University of Chicago, the Technische Universität Munchen and Harvard University. His recent publications include Beyond the regulatory polity? The European integration of core state powers, Oxford University Press 2014 (co-edited with Markus Jachtenfuchs) and International Organizations as Orchestrators, Cambridge University Press 2015 (co-edited with Kenneth W. Abbott, Duncan Snidal & Bernhard Zangl). His current research focuses on three main topics: the international political economy of taxation (tax competition, tax coordination, and the transformation of tax states around the world), the European integration of core state powers (fiscal policy,public administration, defence and police) and the logic of indirect governance in domestic and international politics (delegation, orchestration, co-optation and trusteeships). 


Research interests: International Political Economy, European Integration, International Organizations and global governance, Institutional Theory, the state, taxation, welfare, defence.

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I-50133 Firenze

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