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 Dustin Voss

Dustin Voss

Visiting Fellow

European Institute

English, German
Key Expertise
Comparative political economy, Growth models, Financialisation

About me

Dustin Voss is a PhD candidate in Political Economy of Europe working on institutional change in European financial systems. He is particularly interested in the power of finance, the politics of financialization, and the effects on corporate governance.

More broadly, his research interests include comparative finance capitalism, the politics of growth models, and the relationship of democracy and capitalism.

Recently, Dustin published his first book titled Money: A Theory of Modern Society (Routledge), co-authored with Nico Stehr. The book is also available in German with Velbrück publishers.

Dustin holds an MSc in Political Economy of Europe (with distinction) from the LSE as well as a BA in Sociology, Politics and Economics from Zeppelin University (Germany). He teaches LSE courses on the Political Economy of Advanced Nations and Power and Politics in the Modern World.

Academic Publications

"Crisis and Complementarities: A comparative political economy of economic policies after COVID-19," Perspectives on Politics (2021). With Bob Hancké and Toon Van Overbeke. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592721001055.

Money: A Theory of Modern Society (2019). With Nico Stehr. New York, NY: Routledge. 

Geld: Eine Gesellschaftstheorie der Moderne (2019). With Nico Stehr. Weilerswist: Velbrück Wissenschaft. (Link)

Selected media publications

"The Covid horror picture show: Why we have little to fear from ‚zombie firms‘“, LSE Covid 19 blog (2021). With Bob Hancké and Toon Van Overbeke. Website link

"What the Wirecard scandal reveals about the state of German financial supervision“, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (2020). Website link

"Anatomy of a wage subsidy“, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (2020). With Bob Hancké and Toon Van Overbeke. Website link

"The links between market power concentration and inequality“, LSE New European Trade Unions Forum (NETUF) blog  (2018). Website link

"The Origins and Nature of Modern Day Populism: Labour Market Dualisation and Political Alienation“, LSE New European Trade Unions Forum (NETUF) blog  (2018). Website link