Max Krahé is a historically-oriented political economist and political theorist, currently holding the Chair SFPI at the Royal Academy of Belgium, and the research director and one of the founders of Dezernat Zukunft, a Berlin-based macro-financial think tank. His research and teaching centre on the division of labour in Western modernity, in particular on capitalism and democracy as its two central organizing principles, and on North America and Western Europe as its geographical core. His work has appeared in Renewal, Critical Historical Studies, The Guardian, the Süddeutsche Zeitung, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, among other places. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Yale University, an MSc in Political Theory from the LSE and a BA in PPE from Oxford University. Before his PhD, he worked as an economic consultant at Vivid Economics.