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Prof. Sebastian Dullien

HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences, department of Economics, Germany


Born:            1975

Nationality:     German


 since 2011

Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations

since October 2007

Professor for International Economics at the HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences (former name: FHTW Berlin)


Economics correspondent at the Financial Times Deutschland, covering issues of national, European and international business cycle developments, macroeconomics, monetary policy, international finance and developments in academic economics

May-July 2007

Visiting Fellow at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

January-February 2007

DAAD-Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at the Johns-Hopkins-University, Washington, D.C.

April-June 2004

Work as short-term expert on macroeconomic developments inChina for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva


Leader writer at Financial Times Deutschland, Berlin andHamburg, analysing and commenting on issues of macroeconomics, economic policy, European politics and international finance


Paid co-authorship of a research paper for the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung DIW (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, on The Consequences of European Monetary Union (EMU) on the German Economy


Internship at the Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, Paris, department of research and communication, work on macroeconomic reseach


Internship at the DIW


Internship at the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, public TV station


Internship at the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Essen, daily newspaper


Working part-time as a programmer for DEZENTRAL Software GmbH, Essen, (software for public sector accounting)


Programming two computer games for International Software, Köln


Fall 2003

PhD (Economics) at the Freie Universität Berlin on Interaction of Monetary Policy and Wage Bargaining in EMU - Determination of Employment and Output in an Endogenous Money System
PhD studies supported by a scholarship of EPIC (European Political-economy Infrastructure Consortium), a cooperation of European University Institute (Florence), Instituto Juan March (Madrid), London School of Economics (London) and Wissenschaftszentrum (Berlin)


Diplom in economics (equivalent of M.A.), Freie UniversitätBerlin; Topic of final thesis: Money and Growth – The Relevance of Monetary Policy in the Light of Old and New Growth Theory (in German)


University of Paris IX-Dauphine, studying International Economics with a DAAD-Scholarship, writing a paper on The Bundesbank’s Monetary Policy as a Model for the European Central Bank? (in German)


Vordiplom (B.A.) in Economics, Freie Universität Berlin


Abitur (school leaving certificate)


Dawson-Verdon High-School, Dawson, Nebraska, USA, High-School-Diploma.


Secondary School: Carl-Humann-Gymnasium, Essen


German, English, French, Basic Spanish


  • Member of the editorial board of the Review of Keynesian Economics
  • Member of the advisory board of the journal Wirtschaftsdienst
  • Member of the advisory board of the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
  • From 1996-2000: Scholarship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  •  In 2001: Fellow of the British-German Forum of Wilton Park
  • In 2002: Fellow of the Dräger Foundation's Chicago Workshop on American Politics

Media interviews and quotation (selection)

BBC, ARD, CNBC, ntv, ORF, Irish television, CCTV, Al-Jazeera, WDR, BR, ORB, Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Reuters, El País, Süddeutsche, Welt am Sonntag, DIE ZEIT, die tageszeitung, Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau.