In 2020 Germany promoted a bold European response to the corona crisis, involving common EU debt. This contrasts starkly with its position a decade before, when it favoured austerity over fiscal stimulus and debt pooling. Lucas Schramm and Amandine Crespy argue that the specific nature of the corona crisis reconfigured Germany’s national interests in Europe
Associate Professor of Political Science & European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Amandine is affiliated with ULB's Cevipol and the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE). She is also Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges).
Her research deals with socio-economic governance and policies in the European Union (welfare services marketisation, social policy, fiscal governance) with a focus on the role of ideas, discourse and conflict.
Besides publications in numerous highly profiled international journals