President, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
Marcel Fratzscher


Professor Dr Marcel Fratzscher is President of the economic research institute and think-tank DIW Berlin, and Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt University, Berlin. He is the author of The Germany Illusion: Why we overestimate our Economy and need Europe (2014), and The Battle for Redistribution (2016). He worked at the European Central Bank (2001–12), latterly as Head of International Policy Analysis; at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (2000–01); and at the Indonesian Ministry of Finance for the Harvard Institute for International Development during the Asian financial crisis (1996–98).