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 (05.07.2018 / 2018)

    Schuldenschnitt auch für unsere Kommunen

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (25.06.2018 / 2018)

    Wieso Deutschland von einer vertieften EU profitiert

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (22.06.2018 / 2018)

    Deutschland ist eine Gefahr für die EU

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (15.06.2018 / 2018)

    Statement zur Sitzung des Rates der Europäischen Zentralbank (14. Juni 2018)

    Marcel Fratzscher

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag 33rd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association - 71th European Meeting of the Econometric Society : EEA - ESEM 2018
    Köln, 27.08.2018 - 31.08.2018

    Systematic Intervention and Currency Risk Premia
    Marcel Fratzscher, Lukas Menkhoff, Lucio Sarno, Maik Schmeling, Tobias Stöhr

  • Moderation

    The New Germans
    Berlin, 12.04.2018
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Moderation

    DIW Europe Lecture: Strengthening the Euro Area Architecture
    Berlin, 26.03.2018
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme

    A New Sonderweg? The Trans-Atlantic Clash over Crisis Policy 2008-2018 : Keynote Address by Adam Tooze and Panel Discussion
    Berlin, 14.03.2018
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Moderation

    Ordoliberalismus vs angelsächsisch-lateinischer Pragmatismus? : Vorstellung des Buches von Hans-Helmut Kotz und Thorsten Beck mit Panel-Diskussion
    Berlin, 12.03.2018
    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.