Anne Cordes is a PhD Candidate at the Hertie School of Governance. From 2011 to 2014, Anne was research associate to Henrik Enderlein in his project on sovereign debt crisis management (Collaborative Research Center 700). From July 2015 to January 2017, she worked as Budget Officer for the CDU parliamentary group at the Berlin state parliament. Since April 2017, she is working in the Fiscal Policy Division at the Federal Ministry of Finance. Anne holds a BA in Philosophy & Economics from Universität Bayreuth and an MSc in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She previously interned at the German GIZ and worked at the World Bank as a Carlo Schmid Fellow.