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Marcel Fratzscher

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Nationality  German
Name  Marcel Fratzscher
Role  Economist

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Born  January 25, 1971 (age 44) (1971-01-25) Bonn, Northrhine-Westphalia
Institution  European Central Bank Goethe University Frankfurt
Alma mater  European University Institute Harvard University University of Oxford
Influences  Barry Eichengreen Axel A. Weber
Books  Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy: Accuracy Is (Still) a Matter of Geography
Education  EUI, University of Oxford, Harvard University
Fields  International Economics, Macroeconomics
Influenced by  Barry Eichengreen, Axel A. Weber

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Marcel Fratzscher (born January 25, 1971) is a German economist and professor at Humboldt-University of Berlin. Since February 2013 he is president of the Berlin-based economic research institute DIW Berlin. He was previously head of International Policy Analysis at the European Central Bank. He also teaches International Finance in the Ph.D. programme in Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt. According to a ranking in Handelsblatt, Fratzscher is one of the most influential German-speaking economists.


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Fratzscher holds a Vordiplom degree from the University of Kiel, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the Trinity College, Oxford, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. During the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, Fratzscher coincidentally worked at the Harvard Center for International Development in Jakarta, Indonesia giving him a close up view of a country affected by the crisis.


His field of interests include macroeconomics and monetary economics, in particular the economic effects of central bank announcements.

In 2013, Fratzscher was named member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology. Later that year, he joined Henrik Enderlein, Clemens Fuest, Jakob von Weizs├Ącker and others in founding the Glienicker Gruppe, a group of pro-European lawyers, economists and political scientists.

Other activities

  • Hertie School of Governance, Member of the Board of Trustees (since 2016)
  • World Economic Forum (WEF), Member of the Global Agenda Council on Public Finance and Social Protection Systems
  • Journal of International Economics, Associate Editor (since 2013)
  • Economic Policy, Member of Economic Policy Panel (2014-2015)
  • References

    Marcel Fratzscher Wikipedia

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