Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.

Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.
Executive Board
Key activities
  • Macroeconomics
  • International finance
  • Monetary economics
  • International policy co-ordination

    Publications at DIW Berlin

    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (13.10.2017 / 2017)

    Reiche Eltern müssen mehr zahlen!

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (09.10.2017 / 2017)

    Statement: Richard Thaler ist ein würdiger Gewinner des Nobelpreises für Ökonomie

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (29.09.2017 / 2017)

    Sozialer Sprengstoff

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (02.10.2017 / 2017)

    Gegen die Versuchung des Nationalismus

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (22.09.2017 / 2017)

    L'Allemange a encore cinq bonnes années. Ensuite...

    Marcel Fratzscher

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag Alternative Geld- und Finanzarchitekturen : Jahrestagung 2017 des Vereins für Socialpolitik
    Wien, Österreich, 03.09.2017 - 06.09.2017

    Inflation Targeting as a Shock Absorber
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme

    Arbeitsmarkt- und Sozialpolitik im Superwahljahr – was kommt nach der Agenda 2010? : Podiumsdiskussion
    Berlin, 30.03.2017
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Vortrag

    The Role of Fiscal Policy in Advancing Structural Reforms in Europe : Joint Event of DIW Berlin and IMF
    Berlin, 13.03.2017
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Vortrag Das Salonfestival
    Berlin, 24.02.2017

    Die Wirtschaft ist keine ethikfreie Zone : Gespräch mit Julian Nida-Rümelin
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Vortrag Towards a Progressive Europe : 3rd Conference of the Chairpersons of the Social Democratic and Socialists Parliamentary Groups of the 28 National Parliaments in the European Union
    Berlin, 22.02.2017 - 23.02.2017

    Tackling Inequalities and Creating More Just Societies : The Future of EMU
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • CV - Short Version

    Marcel Fratzscher is Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt-University Berlin, and Chair of the German government expert committee on "Strenghtening investment in Germany". Moreover, he is member of the advisory board of the German development, non-profit Deutsche Welthungerhilfe and member of the supervisory board of the Hertie School of Governance.

    The work of Marcel Fratzscher focuses on topics in macroeconomics, monetary economics, financial markets and global economy. In September 2014, his book "The Germany Illusion: Why we overestimate our Economy and need Europe" was published. In his recent book "The Battle for Redistribution – Why Germany is becoming more unequal“ (March 2016) he analyses the economic and social impact of the high and rising inequality in Germany.

    His prior professional experience includes work as Head of the International Policy Analysis at the European Central Bank (ECB), where he worked from 2001 to 2012; the Peterson Institute for International Economics in 2000-01; before and during the Asian financial crisis in 1996-98 at the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia for the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID); and shorter periods at the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and in various parts of Asia and Africa.

    He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute (EUI); a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government; a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford, and a Vordiplom in Economics from Kiel University. He is a European citizen, having grown up and having obtained his primary and secondary education in Germany.