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I am a Political Scientist, with a specialization in Comparative Politics. Currently, I am a Research Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Previously, I worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Political Science Department of the University of Salzburg, where I led a project on Comparative Budgetary Discourse in the Eurozone.

I hold a PhD from the European University Institute (2017), an MA from the
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2012) and a BA fromt the VU Amsterdam.

My research has appeared in (among others) the Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, Party Politics and West European Politics.

For more info on my research, please see also my personal webpage at:

Recent articles:

This Time Wasn’t Different: Responsiveness and Responsibility in the Eurozone between 2007 and 2019, Journal of Common Market Studies

Super Mario 2: comparing the technocrat-led Monti and Draghi governments in Italy, Contemporary Italian Politics [with Diego Garzia]

Is Austrian budgetary policy still “political”? A cross-time comparison of budget speeches , Austrian Journal of Political Science, 50(1): 1-14.

Political alternatives under European economic governance: evidence from German budget speeches (2009–2019), Journal of European Public Policy, 28(4): 510-531.