Hanna Kleider

Portrait Foto Hanna Kleider (Hanna Kleider, Foto: Udo Borchert)
Hanna Kleider, Foto: Udo Borchert


Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Former Visiting Researcher of the Completed Research Unit

Research fields

Welfare State and Social Inequality


Hanna Kleider is a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a visiting researcher at the department from August 2012 until March 2013, and again from June to December, 2013. Her research focuses on comparative political economy, with a particular interest in social policy, federalism and fiscal decentralization. During her research stay at the WZB, she will conduct desk research and fieldwork for her Ph.D. thesis, which analyzes within country variation in social service provision in 16 OECD countries over the last 30 years. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Konstanz and received her M.A. from the Free University Berlin and the I.E.P.-Sciences Po Paris. since 2009 PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2008 – 2009 Consultant, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris 2005 – 2007 M.A. in International Relations, Free University Berlin and I.E.P.- Sciences Po Paris, Dual Degree Program Dissertation: “Decentralization and the Welfare State: Territorial Disparities, Regional Governments and Political Parties”