We all have the feeling that the EU is distancing itself more and more from its citizens. Not only the recent spread of the ‘occupy’ movement to EU countries reflects this, but also prior demonstrations in Athens, Madrid, Reykjavik and other cities highlight the disenchantment citizens feel. This is not only due to the actual [...]
About Alexander Kleibrink
Alexander Kleibrink is a public policy graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He served as policy officer at the German Federal Ministry of Finance working on the financial aspects of EU external relations. Currently, he is a Research Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance. His research interests cover EU governance and external relations, decentralisation reforms, political economy of transition economies and anti-corruption policies.