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Wolfgang Drechsler
Professor of Governance, Tallinn University of Technology

Wolfgang Drechsler is professor of governance at the Ragnar Nurkse Department at Tallinn University of Technology and an associate at the Davis Center at Harvard University. His latest book project, Innovation Bureaucracies, with Rainer Kattel and Erkki Karo, is forthcoming with Yale University Press. 

Written by Wolfgang Drechsler

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Utopia now

In 1890 William Morris imagined a world free from wage slavery. Thanks to technology, his vision is finally within reach

Vasilis Kostakis & Wolfgang Drechsler