Carmen Giovanazzi is a doctoral student in the PhD program "The Political Economy of Inequality" at the University of Duisburg-Essen. She holds a Master's degree in International Economics from HWR Berlin and in Economic Analysis and Policy from Paris Université 7 & 13. Before starting her PhD, she was the head of office of fiscal policymaker Fabio De Masi. She also teaches the annual macroeconomics repetition course for master's students at HWR Berlin. Her research interests include corporate governance and corporate finance, income and wealth distribution, macroeconomics, and comparative political economy. Carmen Giovanazzi studied in Münster, Lisbon, Berlin, Paris and Amherst, Massachusetts and speaks five and a half languages.