Prof. Marcel Fratzscher
Prof. Dr. Marcel Fratzscher has been President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since 1 February 2013. He teaches macroeconomics and finance at the Humboldt University Berlin, is a member of the Advisory Council of the Federal Ministry of Economics and one of the leading German-speaking economists regarding research publications.
Founded in 1925, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The Institute analyzes the economic and social aspects of topical issues, formulating and disseminating policy advice based on its research findings. DIW Berlin is part of both the national and international scientific communities, provides research infrastructure to academics all over the world, and promotes the next generation of scientists. A member of the Leibniz Association, DIW Berlin is independent and primarily publicly funded.