About Wolfgang Streeck
Wolfgang Streeck, born in 1946, was Director at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne until 2014. He is a member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Academia Europaea, a Corresponding Member of the British Academy and an Honorary Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. His book "Gekaufte Zeit. Die vertagte Krise des demokratischen Kapitalismus” was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize in the non-fiction/essay category in 2013 and has so far been translated into 17 languages.