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Kleider, Hanna

Lecturer in Public Policy

King's College London, United Kingdom



Max Weber alumnus

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Cohort(s): 2017/2018

Ph.D. Institution

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States


Hanna Kleider received her doctorate in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014.Her research centres on different aspects of comparative political economy, with a particular interest in transformations of the welfare state and issues related to political and fiscal decentralization. More specifically, she studies the effect of decentralization reforms on territorial inequalities in the quality of and access to social services. A second line of her research explores the effect of social policies on class and gender relations. Some of Hanna’s research is published in the European Journal of Political Research and in the Journal of European Social Policy.She has taught graduate and undergraduate classes in comparative politics and comparative political economy.During her time as a Max Weber Fellow she will work on a book project that examines how the decentralization of competences and resources to lower levels of governments impacts modern-day welfare states.
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