The team

Johannes-Petry-959x527Johannes Petry is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt and and the Principal Investigator (PI) of this project. Previously, he was an IRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the SCRIPTS Cluster of Excellence based at FU Berlin. He holds a PhD in International Political Economy from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. He is a political economist researching the changing dynamics of financial globalisation and its impact on the global norms, institutions and governance that underpin the global economy. His main focus is thereby on the and internationalisation of China’s financial system and how China contests the liberal global financial order, the role of market infrastructures such as exchanges or index providers in the politics global finance, and how post-crisis transformation of the global financial system such as the rise of East Asia and other emerging markets impact the global economic order. He is also a co-founder of the Warwick Critical Finance Group, a Management Committee member of the ‘China in Europe‘ COST-Action Research Network and a speaker of the International Political Economy Working Group of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), and a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR) in the University of Warwick.

Noelke-Andreas_03-graustufenAndreas Nölke is a (Full) Professor of Political Science, in particular International Relations and International Political Economy, at Goethe University Frankfurt and heads a research group at the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE. Before joining Goethe University, he has taught at the universities of Konstanz, Leipzig, Amsterdam and Utrecht. His main research areas are at the intersection of comparative and international political economy, including the political economy of emerging economies, the political dimensions of financialization, the institutions of the German export model, the politics of European economic (dis-)integration and the political economy of populism.


Robin Jaspert is currently enrolled in the Economic Sociology master-programme at Goethe University Frankfurt, where he previously attained a bachelor’s in Political Sciences and Anthropology with a focus on the Political Economy of Financial Markets. Since 2018 he is working as a research assistant in International Relations and International Political Economy at Goethe and is currently teaching at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. His fields of interest are the changing nature in the financing of fossil fuels, power structures in the international financial system as well as sovereign debt.

Pascal_StateCap_SWPascal Wolf is currently studying for an MA in Sociology at Goethe University Frankfurt, having previously completed a BSc in Economics and a BA in Political Science and Ethnology. From 2019 to 2021 he contributed to several research projects in the fields of economics and political economy and since 2022 he is working as a research assistant in International Relations and International Political Economy at Goethe University. His personal research focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to economic issues, social inequality, and political and social theory.