Prof. Dr. Hendrik Hagedorn is a lecturer for economics at BiTS Berlin. Before working for BiTS Berlin he was a research fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research where he was primarily assigned to macroeconomic analysis and forecasting. Hendrik Hagedorn is a Physics graduate (Diplom-Physiker), Master of Economic and Financial Research (M.Phil.), and graduate of the Graduate Center at DIW Berlin. He earned his doctoral degree from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster under Prof. Ulrich van Suntum.