Vincent Winterhager holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Goethe University Frankfurt. He is a stipend holder of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. At the Hertie School he studied public policy, specialising in international political economy, competition policy, econometrics and data science. During the second year of his dual degree with the London School of Economics and Political Science, he continued to focus on data science and specialised in labour economics. During his master's studies, he worked for the strategy unit of the public sector consultancy PD as well as for the OECD in the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. Vincent is particularly interested in competition enforcement, social policy and the application of data science in the public sector. He will join the Recovery and Resilience Task Force unit of the European Commission as a Blue Book Trainee.
Master's thesis title:
Competition as a driver of economic growth in Eastern Europe? Assessing competition enforcement and productivity growth