Michael C. Burda

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Michael C. Burda
Michael C. Burda - Festival Economia 2016.jpg
Michael C. Burda at the Festival of Economics in Trento in 2016
Born (1959-04-04) April 4, 1959 (age 58)
Nationality United States
Institution Humboldt University of Berlin
Field Macroeconomics
Labor economics
Alma mater Harvard University
Jeffrey Sachs[1]
Olivier Blanchard[1]
Awards Gossen Prize (1998)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Michael Christopher Burda (born April 4, 1959) is an American macroeconomist and professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin.[2]

Since 1993 he has served as director of the Institute for Economic Theory II and since 2007 visiting professor at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT). He has also taught at Berkeley and INSEAD. In 1998, Burda received the Gossen Prize of the German Verein für Socialpolitik. He is research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and a fellow of the European Economic Association.

Burda received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. (1987) at Harvard University and is a fluent speaker of German. His research is primarily in macroeconomics, labor economics and issues of European integration.

In 2009 Michael Burda and Charles Wyplosz published the 5th edition of their textbook “Macroeconomics: A European Text”, Oxford University Press, which has been translated into twelve other languages. Also, he is regularly involved in meetings regarding the financial and monetary system.


  1. ^ a b Burda, Michael C. "CV" (PDF). Humboldt University of Berlinn. Retrieved 9 March 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/personnel/photos/index_html?key=71

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