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Carsten Linnemann
German economist, politician

Carsten Linnemann

Carsten Linnemann
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Intro German economist, politician
Is Economist Politician
From Germany
Field Finance Politics
Gender male
Birth 10 August 1977
Age 46 years
Star sign Leo
Carsten Linnemann
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Carsten Linnemann (born 10 August 1977) is a German economist and politician. As a member of the Christian Democratic Union, he has been a member of the German Bundestag since the 2009 election, representing Paderborn – Gütersloh III. He serves as the leader of MIT, the pro-business wing in the CDU/CSU.

Professional career

Between 2006 and 2007, Linnemann was an assistant to Norbert Walter, chief economist of Deutsche Bank. He subsequently worked as economist with IKB Deutsche Industriebank from 2007 to 2009, where he focused on small and medium enterprises.

Political career

Since 2009, Linnemann has been serving on the Committee on Committee on Labor and Social Affairs, where he is his parliamentary group's rapporteur on welfare payments (Arbeitslosengeld II).

In the negotiations to form a Grand Coalition of the Christian Democrats (CDU together with the Bavarian CSU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) following the 2013 federal elections, Linnemann was part of the CDU/CSU delegation in the working group on labor policy, led by Ursula von der Leyen and Andrea Nahles.

On July 17, 2015, Linnemann voted against the government’s proposal to negotiate a third bailout for Greece.

Other activities

  • Competence Center for Sustainable Energy Technology, University of Paderborn, Member of the Advisory Board (since 2011)
  • Institute for Lightweight Design with Hybrid Systems (ILH), University of Paderborn, Member of the Advisory Board (since 2011)
  • Ludwig Erhard Foundation, Member
  • SC Paderborn 07, Deputy Chairman of the Business Advisory Council

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