Welcome to my website! I am head of the Forecasting and Economic Policy department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), research fellow at the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP), Alumni of the Berlin Economic Research Associates Program (BERA), and lecturer at University of Potsdam. My research covers various topics in applied urban and macroeconomics. I am interested in empirical economics, particularly housing and real estate, investment, financial market stability and forecasting.

In 2013, I received my doctoral degree in Economics from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg were I also obtained my Master’s degree in Empirical Economics and Policy Advise. From the University of Erfurt I hold a Bachelor in Law, Economics and Social Science. I am a passionate mountain biker and alpinist.

You can contact me at cmichelsen[at]diw.de