Tobias Tesche is a postdoctoral research fellow in Political Economy at the University of Amsterdam. He previously served as a Policy Officer in the Secretariat-General of the European Commission where he worked for the European Fiscal Board Secretariat from 2018-19. He holds a PhD in Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
He received a diploma in International Economics from Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, an MA in International Affairs from the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC and a Master of Research in Political Science from the EUI. He was an exchange student at the Marmara University in Istanbul and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as an intern to the European Union Delegation to the USA in Washington, DC and to the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York. From 2013 to 2014 he worked as a trainee in the EU Institutions & Fora Division in the Directorate-General International and European Relations at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt dealing with EMU governance issues.
His research focuses on EMU governance, the political economy of banking union, fiscal councils and macroeconomic indicators. His academic peer-reviewed articles have been published in the JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, the Journal of European Integration, the Journal of Contemporary European Research and the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘‘The Troika is dead, long live the domestic troikas?’: The Diffusion of National Fiscal Councils’, JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 57(6): 1211-1227. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12880
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘On the Legitimacy of Fiscal Councils in the European Union: Trustees or Orchestrators of Fiscal Discipline?’, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 15(1): 21-35. https://doi.org/10.30950/jcer.v15i1.993
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘Instrumentalizing EMU’s democratic deficit: the ECB’s unconventional accountability measures during the eurozone crisis’, Journal of European Integration, 41(4): 447-463. https://doi.org/10.1080/07036337.2018.1513498
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘Supranational Agency and indirect Governance after the Euro Crisis: ESM, ECB, EMEF and EFB’, Journal of Contemporary European Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14782804.2019.1677575
Tesche, T. (with P.D. Culpepper) (2019), ‘Death in Veneto? European banking union and the structural power of large banks’, EUI Working Papers, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2019/04. http://hdl.handle.net/1814/60426
Tesche, T. (2018), ‘‘The Troika Is Dead, Long Live the Domestic Troikas?’ Varieties of Technocracy and the Diffusion of National Fiscal Councils in the European Union: Agents, Trustees or Orchestrators of Fiscal Discipline?‘, TARN Working Paper 03/2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3202232
Tesche, T. (2018), ‘Supranational Agency and indirect Governance after the Euro Crisis: ESM, ECB, EMEF and EFB’, CERiM Online Paper Series, Online Paper No.13/2018. https://ssrn.com/abstract=3266019
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘Fiscal councils: A weapon against populism?’, EUIdeas Blog, 20 June 2019. https://euideas.eui.eu/2019/06/20/fiscal-councils-a-weapon-against-populism/
Tesche, T. (2018), ‘The ECB and National Parliaments: Just a Publicity Stunt?’, Positive Money Europe Blog, 20 September 2018. https://www.positivemoney.eu/2018/09/ecb-national-parliaments-publicity-stunt/
Tesche, T. (2018), ‘‘When one size doesn’t fit all’: The European Fiscal Board (EFB) and the rise of national fiscal councils in the European Union’, EU TARN Blog, 23 May 2018. https://eutarn.blogactiv.eu/2018/05/23/when-one-size-doesnt-fit-all-the-european-fiscal-board-efb-and-the-rise-of-national-fiscal-councils-in-the-european-union/
Tesche, T. (2017), ‘Europe’s Banking Union: What progress has been made?’, LSE EUROPP – European Politics and Policy Blog, 3 November 2017. https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2017/11/03/europes-banking-union-what-progress-has-been-made/
Tesche, T. (2019), ‘The Single Supervisory Mechanism: A Practitioner’s Guide by Klaus Lackhoff (2017), C.H.Beck/Hart Publishing/Nomos’, JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 57(2): 425-426, Book Review Section. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12865