About us

Economy. Policy. Science.

German Institute for Economic Research

Founded in 1925, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The Institute analyzes the economic and social aspects of topical issues, formulating and disseminating policy advice based on its research findings. DIW Berlin is part of both the national and international scientific communities, provides research infrastructure to academics all over the world, and promotes the next generation of scientists. A member of the Leibniz Association, DIW Berlin is independent and primarily publicly funded.


Statutory Bodies

DIW Berlin is a registered organization. Its statutory bodies are the members’ meeting, the board of trustees, the executive board, the scientific advisory board, and the Survey Committee (SOEP).


The Executive Board of DIW Berlin

DIW Berlin is led by the Executive Board. It consists of the President Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., the scientific Executive Board Member Prof. Dr. Gert G. Wagner and the Managing Director Angelica E. Röhr.