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 (16.08.2018 / 2018)

    Erdogans Scheitern wäre ein Segen für die Türken

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (02.08.2018 / 2018)

    Das Target-System ist für Deutschland und Europa ein Anker der Stabilität

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (03.08.2018 / 2018)

    Wir sind doch längst ein Einwanderungsland

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (24.05.2018 / 2018)

    "Donals Trump wird Strafzölle auf deutsche Autos als Druckmittel missbrauchen"

    Marcel Fratzscher
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (02.03.2018 / 2018)

    Statement zur Unterzeichnung des Freihandalsabkommens zwischen der EU und Japan

    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

  • Vortrag Conference on the "Evaluation of Minimum Wages"
    Berlin, 04.07.2018 - 05.07.2018

    Panel Discussion : Introduction
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Growing United Upgrading Europe's Convergence Machine
    Berlin, 28.06.2018

    Panel Discussion with Arup Banerji
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Moderation

    Bretton Woods, Brussels, and Beyond: Redesigning the Institutions of Europe : Panel Discussion with:Lars Feld, Isabel Schnabel, Jan-Egbert Sturm
    Berlin, 21.06.2018
    Marcel Fratzscher

  • Moderation

    The New Germans
    Berlin, 12.04.2018
    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". Marcel Fratzscher is  member of the United Nations High-level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs, of the advisory board of the German development, non-profit Deutsche Welthungerhilfe and of the supervisory board of the Hertie School of Governance. Moreover, he is active in several NGOs, including on the advisory board of the foundation Deutschland rundet auf, co-owner and engaged at Kreuzberger Kinderstiftung (both focusing on equality of opportunity in education for children) and member of the advisory board of the Society for German-Chinese Cultural Exchange (GeKA).

    The work of Marcel Fratzscher focuses on topics in macroeconomics, monetary economics, financial markets and the global economy. In May 2018, his book "The Germany Illusion: Why we overestimate our Economy and need Europe" was published by OUP in English. His book "The Battle for Redistribution – Why Germany is becoming more unequal“ (March 2016) analyses the economic and social impact of the high and rising inequality in Germany, while his 2014 book on Germany analyses the economic challenges for Germany and its role in Europe. He is author of a bi-weekly column in German on Zeit Online on inequality.

    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 and German citizen and is living in Berlin.