Michael Braun specialised in management and organisation as well as social policy during his studies at the Hertie School. Prior to joining the Hertie School, he completed a Bachelor of Arts in Law at the University of Cambridge and a Master of Laws at New York University School of Law. He has professional experience working as a lawyer at an international law firm, at non-governmental organisations in London and New York and as a policy officer at the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Berlin, where he focused on policies for the self-employed and the platform economy. During his time at the Hertie School, Michael worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Michaela Kreyenfeld and contributed to her research on families after separation and divorce in Germany.
Master’s thesis title
Reframing the self-employed as labour market in- and outsiders