Schmidt on CNBC on German Election


Vivien SchmidtProfessor of International Relations and Political Science at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was interviewed for a news segment on the recent elections in Germany, possible coalitions, and the impact on the European Union. Schmidt argued that a new Angela Merkel-led government in Germany will have to formulate policies on Greece that may, or may not, differ from the current government with SPD support.

Schmidt was interviewed for a September 24, 2017 segment on CNBC entitled “How Will a New German Government Tackle Issues Like Greece?

You can watch the entire interview below:

Prof. Schmidt is a Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Boston University. Her research focuses on European political economy, institutions, democracy, and political theory. She has published ten books, over 100 scholarly journal articles or chapters in books, and numerous policy briefs and comments, most recently on the Eurozone crisis.  Her current work focuses on democratic legitimacy in Europe, with a special focus on the challenges resulting from the Eurozone crisis, and on methodological theory, in particular on the importance of ideas and discourse in political analysis (discursive institutionalism).