Dr. Laura von Daniels

Research Division: The Americas
Deputy Head of Research Division


2012-2013 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Central European University, Budapest

2011-2012 Fritz Thyssen Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge

2010-2011 DAAD PhD Fellow, Politics Department, Princeton University, Princeton

2006-2010 Research Associate, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Areas of Expertise:

International financial system, Financial and debt crisis , Foreign trade policy

U.S. economic policy, monetary policy, trade policy, trade agreements, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), financial crisis, financial regulation

SWP Publications (selection):

Laura von Daniels

Last Exit Basel III

As Regulation of Bank Capital Comes to a Close, Stability Concerns Risk Taking a Backseat

SWP Comment 2017/C 22, July 2017, 7 Pages
Laura von Daniels, Henrik Enderlein, Christoph Trebesch

Sovereign Debt Disputes: A Database on Government Coerciveness During Debt Crises

in: Journal of International Money and Finance, March 2012, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 250-266
Laura von Daniels, Henrik Enderlein, Christoph Trebesch

On the Role of the Private Sector in Sovereign Debt Crises

in: Risse, Thomas/Lehmkuhl, Ursula (eds.): Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood, Columbia University Press, New York, NY, 2010

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Laura von Daniels

German “Iran Bank” to Save Nuclear Agreement

The prospect of securing major private-sector investments could offer Iran an incentive to uphold its side of the nuclear agreement despite Washington’s withdrawal. Laura von Daniels proposes the creation of a private German Iran Bank to facilitate such investments.

Point of View, June 2018
Laura von Daniels

Germany’s economy is too strong. What will the new government do?

in: The Washington Post (Monkey Cage), 24.10.2017 (online)
Laura von Daniels

Why U.S. Trade Policy is Escalating

The U.S. government is threatening customs duties that could be in breach of World Trade Organization regulations. The European Union must firmly oppose this protectionism, the author argues.

in: Handelsblatt Global, 07.03.2017, (online)
Laura von Daniels

Interview with Laura von Daniels

Trump Wins White House: Unease over globalization driving voters towards populist parties

in: Deutsche Welle, 10.11.2016 (online)

SWP Comments

Evita Schmieg
Los estándares laborales en los acuerdos comerciales: ¿un camino hacia una mayor sostenibilidad?

El caso de Colombia muestra el potencial y los límites de las cláusulas contractuales bilaterales

Evita Schmieg
Labour Clauses for Sustainability?

Colombian Trade Agreements Exemplify Potential and Limits