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Prof. Dr. Michael Voigtländer
Senior Economist - Head of Research Unit Finacial and Real Estate Markets, Cologne Institute for Economic Research, Germany
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Michael Voigtländer was born in 1975 in Leverkusen. He studied economics in Cologne and Münster. Between 2000 and 2005, he was a research assistant at the University of Cologne, where he received his doctorate in 2005. Since October 2005, he is a senior expert on real estate economics at the Cologne Institute for Economic Research. In 2008, he was appointed head of the research center for real estate economics. Since 2011, he is a honorary professor at the Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. Additionally, he lectures real estate economics at the European Business School Oestrich Winkel, at the International Real Estate Business School (University of Regensburg) and at the University of Wuppertal.
Voigtländer is a well-known real estate economist in Germany and contributes to the public debate on housing and real estate markets in general through articles in renowned newspapers including Handelsblatt and Frankurter Allgemeine Zeitung. In the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’s ranking of economists he was ranked number 29.
Main research topics of Michael Voigtländer include housing policy, housing finance and the impact of demographic change on the real estate market.