Waltraud Schelkle
Professor in Political Economy
Current member

Waltraud Schelkle is Professor in Political Economy at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since autumn 2001, teaching courses on the political economy of European integration at MSc and PhD level. Previously, she has been a Visiting and Assistant Professor of Economics at the Free University of Berlin. Her primary research interest is the political economy of European monetary integration and in particular how member states can maintain a diverse risk pool and share risks that emanate from financial markets. Her other research interest concerns the evolution of welfare states in Europe, notably how social risk management changes due to market creation and regulatory integration.

Select publications:

Mabbett, D., & Schelkle, W. (2019). Independent or lonely? Central banking in crisis. Review of International Political Economy, 26(3), 436-460.

Schelkle, W. (2019). EU Pension policy and financialisation: purpose without power?. Journal of European Public Policy, 1-18 (online).

Schelkle, W. (2017). The political economy of monetary solidarity: understanding the euro experiment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

This project is funded with a Synergy Grant by the European Research Council under Grant Agreement n. 810356. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Council. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.