Knut Bergmann

Knut Bergmann is head of communication and the capital city office at the German Economic Institute (IW).He received his PhD from Bonn University.

The Political Economy of Populism in Germany

Knut Bergmann and Matthias Diermeier discuss the economic origins and developments of Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany party and how the party’s rise reflects, in part, voters’ concerns that mainstream parties are failing to protect the future of Germany’s vibrant manufacturing sector.

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