Codetermination: Boosting cooperation between management and employees
Codetermination - the German model for worker participation in company decision making - is gaining popularity. Could it work elsewhere?
Bennet Berger, a German and US-American citizen, worked at Bruegel as a Research Assistant in the area of Global and European Macroeconomics. Before joining Bruegel, Bennet worked as a Research Assistant at the ifo Institute in Munich, the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU), and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
He holds a BSc in Economics from LMU and a Master in Economics and Finance from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). The subject of his undergraduate dissertation was an econometric analysis of global cycles in credit market access by developing countries. His master thesis was about tail measures of systemic risk and their predictive power for real economic downturns.
Bennet’s research interests include Macroeconomics, Financial Crises, Sovereign Debt, and Monetary Policy.
He is fluent in German and English, and has basic knowledge of Spanish.