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Hanna Lierse

John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2016-2017


Hanna Lierse

This information was last updated for the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, September 2017.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Jacobs University Bremen
  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2016-2017, CES, Harvard University


Political Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Institutions
  • Taxation
  • Welfare State
  • Redistribution

Research Topic

The Politics of Income and Wealth Taxation in Europe, 1840-2013


  • Hanna Lierse, “Revenue Mobilization in the Developing World: Changes, Challenges, and Chances.” In: Review of International Political Economy, Special Edition. (2016).
  • Hanna Lierse, “Social Protection in the Developing World: Challenges, Continuity and Change,” in: Politics & Society, Special Edition (2015).
  • Hanna Lierse, “The Evolution of the European Economic Governance System: Monetary and Business Tax Cooperation from a Discursive Institutionalist Perspective” (2011).