Alexander Horn is assistant professor of political science at Aarhus University. Previously, he took part in the Ph.D. programs of the Berlin Graduate School and Duke University and defended his dissertation at Humboldt University of Berlin. His research interests include welfare states, parties and election pledges, and the politics of inequality.
At CES, Horn will study changes in the importance of different concepts of equality among parties in the US in comparison with parties in two different types of welfare states and market economies, Germany and Denmark. He will make use of the innovative data gathering tool of online crowdcoding and will showcase how parties in these three countries conceive of equality and inequality.