Björn Bremer is currently a doctoral researcher in the POLCON ERC Advanced Grant at the European University Institute in Florence. His doctoral research focuses on the structure of political conflict in European “creditor countries” during the Great Recession.
He obtained his Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford. Afterwards he pursued a Master’s degree in International Relations and International Economics at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University. For his Master’s, he concentrated in European Studies and worked towards a specialisation in Economic Theory and Quantitative Methods.
At SAIS, Björn worked as a research assistant for Professor David P. Calleo, Dr. Matthias M. Matthijs, and at the Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington, DC. He was also a teaching assistant for a graduate-level course in comparative politics.
During the summer of 2013 Björn worked as a research intern at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin, where he was involved in a research project on the lack of investments in Germany. Moreover, he conducted research on the scope of Germany’s net international investment losses from 2005 to 2012.
His main research interests include comparative politics, political economy, the politics of economic crises and financial markets, European integration, political parties, and political participation.
See Curriculum Vitae
Bach, Stefan, Guido Baldi, Kerstin Bernoth, Björn Bremer, Beatrice Farkas, Ferdinand Fichtner, Marcel Fratzscher, and Martin Gornig. 2013. “ More Growth Through Higher Investment. ” DIW Economic Bulletin, 08/2013.
Guido, Baldi and Björn Bremer. 2013. “ Verluste auf dem deutschen Nettoauslandsvermögen – wie sind sie entstanden? ” DIW Wochenbericht, 49 (4).