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

    Aufsätze referiert extern - ISI (2018)

    When Is Foreign Exchange Intervention Effective? Evidence from 33 Countries

    Marcel Fratzscher, Oliver Gloede, Lukas Menkhoff, Lucio Sarno, Tobias Stöhr
    DIW Wochenbericht (8 / 2018)

    AfD in dünn besiedelten Räumen mit Überalterungsproblemen stärker

    Christian Franz, Marcel Fratzscher, Alexander S. Kritikos
    Diskussionspapiere/ Discussion Papers (2018)

    Inflation Targeting as a Shock Absorber

    Marcel Fratzscher, Christoph Grosse Steffen, Malte Rieth
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (25.01.2018 / 2018)

    Statement zur Sitzung des Rates der Europäischen Zentralbank (25.01.2018)

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (23.01.2018 / 2018)

    Nicht mit der Gießkanne

    Marcel Fratzscher

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Armes Deutschland? : Wächst die Armut? Erodiert die Mitte? Politische Debatte oder ernstes Problem?
    Berlin, 23.01.2018

    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Germany – Current Economic Policy Debates : A Joint Conference of the International Monetary Fund and the Deutsche Bundesbank
    Frankfurt am Main, 18.01.2018

    A Post-Crisis Agenda for the Euro Area and Germany : Which Way Forward? - Panel Discussion
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Bundesverband deutscher Banken
    Berlin, 14.12.2017

    Wie geht es weiter mit der EWWU? : Panel-Diskussion
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Europas Zukunft. Deutschland in der Verantwortung : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
    Hamburg, 14.12.2017

    Podiumsdiskussion mit Peer Steinbrück
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme A Window for EU Reform - How to Strengthen the Euro
    Berlin, 12.12.2017

    Roundtable Discussion
    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.