Max Krahé is a historically-oriented political theorist and political economist. He is currently a postdoc at the Institut für Sozioökonomie (University of Duisburg-Essen), where he coordinates the PhD programme “The Political Economy of Inequality". He is also a co-founder of Dezernat Zukunft, a German macro-finance think tank, and its research director.

March 25, 2023


No Alternative?

On Fritz Bartel’s The Triumph of Broken Promises

The Triumph of Broken Promises by Fritz Bartel is a new history of the end of the Cold War. Challenging conventional narratives that focus on Reagan’s military-ideological assertiveness or Gorbachev's openness to reform, the book gives a material and structural…

April 30, 2022


The Whole Field

Markets, planning, and coordinating the green transformation

In recent years, an intense debate has unfolded over the policy and politics of the green transition. Politically, the tide appears to be receding: As the Biden agenda has lost momentum and rising inflation moves center stage, the near-term prospects…