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_DSC4473_2Kurt Hübner
Professor and Director, Institute for European Studies, Department of Political Science, The university of British Columbia

Research Topics

European Integration; currency regimes; comparative political economy; sustainability and innovation

Education and Academic Employment

1978 Diploma in Economics and Political Science, University Mannheim
1988 Doctorate, Free University Berlin
1985-1996 Assistant and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, free University Berlin
1996 Professor for Macroeconomics, Berlin School of Economics
1998-2006 Visiting Professor York University, Toronto, Canada
2006 Professor and Director, Institute for European Studies, Department of Political Science, The university of British Columbia

Research Fields of Interest

  • Euro Crisis
  • Power and hegemony in the European context
  • Strategies towards low carbon emission economies

Selected Publications

  1. Kurt Hübner (ed): The New Economy in Transatlantic Perspective. Spaces of Innovation, London 2006 (paperback edition)
  2. Kurt Hübner (ed): Europe, Canada and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, London 2011
  3. Kurt Hübner: Theorie der Regulation. Eine kritische Rekonstruktion eines neuen Ansatzes der Politischen Ökonomie, Berlin 1989 < Theory of Regulation. Critical Reconstruction of a New Approach in Political Economy >.
  4. Kurt Hübner (2013): Eurozone: Creeping Decay, Sudden Death or Magical Solution?, in: Finn Laursen (ed): The EU and the Eurozone Crisis. Policy Challenges and Strategic Choices, Ashgate, Farnham
  5. Kurt Hübner (2014): Europeanisation and Globalisation as Drivers of the German Growth Model, in: S. Colvin (ed): The Routledge Handbook of German Politics & Culture, pp. 391-408
  6. Kurt Hübner (2015): Eurozone Crises. Leopard Politics in Action, in: H.Brunkhorst/C.Gaitanides/G.Grözinger (eds): Europe at a Crossroad. From Currency Union to Political and Economic Governance?, Nomos, Wiesbaden, 177-208


Jean Monnet Chair for European Integration and Global Political Economy

Professional Affiliations

  • Visiting Professor, Departments of Economics and Political Science, Schulich School of Business, York University (1998-2003)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Economics, Vienna (1995)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, European Studies, University of Bath (International Course Program 1994)
  • Visiting Professorships at Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Science Po, Grenoble; LUISS University, Rome; EU Centre of Excellence National University Singapore; Ben Gurion University of the Nagev; University of Birmingham; Copenhagen Business School

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