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Matthias Kranke


Honorary Research Fellow



Recent publications

Matthias Kranke & David Yarrow (2018) ‘The Global Governance of Systemic Risk: How Measurement Practices Tame Macroprudential Politics’, New Political Economy, DOI:

André Broome, Alexandra Homolar & Matthias Kranke (2018) ‘Bad science: International organizations and the indirect power of global benchmarking’, European Journal of International Relations, 24(3): 514–539.



Dr Matthias (Matt) Kranke is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, currently working on a post-doctoral project that investigates how international organisations provide policy expertise on physical infrastructure (grant number: #ECF-2018-506). Matt obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Warwick in 2018 and is the 2017 winner of the Best Graduate Student Paper Award of the International Political Economy Section at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD. | Google Scholar | ORCID | ResearchGate

Research interests
  • International Political Economy, International Relations and organisation sociology
  • Global economic governance (esp. finance and development)
  • International organisations, expertise and inter-organisational relations
  • Global benchmarking
  • Physical infrastructure
  • Post-growth
  • Global sports


2018 | Doctor of Philosophy in Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

2009 | Master of International Relations, Macquarie University, Sydney

2008 | Master of Political Science, Economics and History, Trier University

2006 | Bachelor of Social Science, Lund University