Dr. Claus Michelsen

Head of Department in the

Forecasting and Economic Policy Department

Claus Michelsen is head of the Forecasting and Economic Policy department. He is affiliated with DIW Berlin since 2013. He was previously employed at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH). He studied Economics, Law and Politics at the University of Erfurt and Empirical Economics & Policy Advice at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. In his dissertation, he focused on energy efficiency of residential buildings and the effects of housing market policy interventions.

Claus Michelsen works in the area of business cycle analysis and conducts research focussing on corporate and real estate investments, housing market development and housing market policy.

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Publications

DIW Weekly Report 24/25 / 2020

German Economy Slowly Recovering Following a Deep Slump: DIW Economic Outlook

2020| Claus Michelsen, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Laura Pagenhardt, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 24/25 / 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic Plunging Global Economy into a Serious Recession: DIW Economic Outlook

2020| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Stefan Gebauer, Malte Rieth
DIW Weekly Report 24/25 / 2020

Germany Hit Hard by the Global Recession as Uncertainty Weighs Heavy: Editorial

2020| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Laura Pagenhardt, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Wochenbericht 24 / 2020

Mit Investitionen und Innovationen aus der Corona-Krise

2020| Heike Belitz, Marius Clemens, Marcel Fratzscher, Martin Gornig, Claudia Kemfert, Alexander S. Kritikos, Claus Michelsen, Karsten Neuhoff, Malte Rieth, C. Katharina Spieß
DIW Wochenbericht 24 / 2020

Die Erholung der Wirtschaft wird sich sehr lange hinziehen: Interview

2020| Claus Michelsen, Erich Wittenberg
Monographien

Industrie in der Rezession - Wachstumskräfte schwinden: Gemeinschaftsdiagnose Herbst 2019 ; Dienstleistungsauftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie

Berlin: DIW Berlin, 2020, 86 S.
(Gemeinschaftsdiagnose / Projektgruppe Gemeinschaftsdiagnose ; 1/2020)
| Niels Aka, Guido Baldi, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Stefan Gebauer, Simon Junker, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak. Claus Michelsen (u.a.)
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Mehr Zukunft, bitte

In: Süddeutsche Zeitung (05.06.2020), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher, Martin Gornig, Claudia Kemfert, Claus Michelsen
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Aufgabe historischen Ausmaßes

In: Fuldaer Zeitung (05.05.2020), S. 8 | Claus Michelsen
Weitere Aufsätze

Wirtschaft unter Schock – Finanzpolitik hält dagegen

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 100 (2020), 4, S. 254–258 | Oliver Holtemöller, Stefan Kooths, Claus Michelsen, Torsten Schmidt, Timo Wollmershäuser
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Hohe Mieten, hohe Ungleichheit

In: Die Zeit (21.02.2020), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher, Claus Michelsen

Lectures

Vortrag

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

Kevin Tran, Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schäfer
Paris, Frankreich, 11.04.2019
| Seminar on the Economics of Digitization, Télécom ParisTech
Vortrag

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

Kevin Tran, Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schäfer
Berlin, 08.04.2019
| 5th Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) Forum
Vortrag

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

Kevin Tran, Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schäfer
Boston, USA, 05.04.2019 - 07.04.2019
| The 17th Annual Internation Industrial Organization Conference: IIOC 2019
Vortrag

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

Kevin Tran, Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schäfer
Lissabon, Portugal, 28.03.2019 - 29.03.2019
| Digital Economy Workshop

Research Projects

Research Project

Big Data in Macroeconomic Analysis: Texts as data source for the economic analysis - Potentials and possible applications

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
Research Project

Framework Contract for Workshops on Current Issues of Economic and Financial Policy

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
Research Project

Short-term economic effects of a 'Brexit' on the German economy

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
Research Project

Structural Data on Production and Employment in the Construction Industry

Current Project| Firms and Markets
Research Project

RealValue

Completed Project| Climate Policy