Johannes Buchner, Dr. rer. nat., works at the department for political strategy and fundamental policy questions at the Federal Office of the party DIE LINKE since May 2019. His responsibilities include european economic policy. He also deals with questions regarding climate change and environmental policy as well as the strategic options for progressive governments on a national level. Prior to this, he was working for two years as personal assistant to the President of the European Left, Dr. Gregor Gysi.
During the years 2016/2017, he worked as a research associate in the project 'Model-theoretic Foundations of Controversies in Economic Policy' at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL).
He completed a PhD in Mathematics from FU Berlin in 2013, where he did research in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems. Then he has spent 2 years as a Post-Doc in the research project “Mathematics for New Economic Thinking” (supported by INET) at the Fields Institute (Toronto) and McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario). His focus of research is “Critical Mathematical Economics”.