Jan Fritsche is a research associate at DIW. His research concentrates on applied macroeconomics and financial economics. He is part of the research group on “Macroeconomic fundamentals and asset prices – state dependence and implications for the conduct of monetary policy”. Moreover, he conducts research on monetary policy, money and swap markets, systemic risk & uncertainty, and fiscal policy. He wrote policy publications on the euro as a common currency, the ECBs toolbox, helicopter money, the Basel III regulatory framework, the negative income tax and policy responses to the corona pandemic.
Jan studied Economics and Scientific Computing in Augsburg, Berlin (FU/HU/TU), Hong Kong (CUHK) and Moscow (HSE). In 2016, Jan joined the DIW Graduate center as a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, PhD. Prior and during his position at DIW, Jan collected work experience as a freelance consultant, founder and in various positions at Deutsche Bank (Frankfurt), Deutsche Bundesbank (Mainz), the European Central Bank (Frankfurt), Goethe-Institute Novosibirsk (Siberia, Russia) and the Forecasting and Economic Policy department at DIW.