The edited volume Deutscher Gangstarap II: Popkultur als Kampf um Anerkennung und Integration is in stores now and includes a chapter on the „neoliberal paradox of German Gangsta-Rap“ by Alexander Bendel and yours truly.
In the current edition of The European Financial Review I discuss the „The Soft Underbelly of the German Model“. For the online version, click here.
In this week’s Die Zeit I survey recent studies on the impact of codetermination on firm performance and ruminate on codetermination potentially being an effective buffer against short-termist capital markets. Read more.
In this week’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Woche I portray four Americans living abroad who may just move back to the US — not despite, but because of Trump. Read more (in German).
I wrote a piece for The Conversation entitled „Charting a course to government by the crowd, for the crow.“
I argue that it is a bitter irony that politicians lament the threat to democracy posed by the internet, instead of exploiting its potential to enhance the existing system. Hackers and bots may help to sway elections, but modern technology has allowed the power of the multitude to positively disrupt the world of business and beyond. Now, crowdsourcing should be allowed to shake up the lawmaking process to make democracies more participatory and efficient…read more