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Mareike is a political economist researching the drivers and socio-economic impacts of financialisation. Her Leverhulme project - Asset-based Inequality in the Age of Asset Management - investigates how everyday asset management and global asset management interact to produce new forms of inequality, focusing on the UK and US.

She joined the Department of European and International Studies (EIS) in March 2020 as Research Associate and worked at Dr Johnna Montgomerie's ESRC-funded Rebuilding Macroeconomics project ‘Opening the Black-Box of the household'. She completed her PhD, entitled ‘German Banking and the Rise of Financial Capitalism, A Case of Extraverted Financialisation’, at the University of Sussex.

Research interests

  • Feminist Political Economy
  • Financialisation
  • Banking
  • Inequality