Helge Berger is a Division Chief in the IMF's Research Department. He is also an adjunct professor of monetary economics at Free University of Berlin.
He was educated in Munich, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. and the venia legendi for economics. Previously, he taught at Princeton University as a John Foster Dulles Visiting Lecturer, helped to coordinate the Munich-based CESifo network as its research director, and served as full professor (tenured) at Free University Berlin.
He became an IZA Research Fellow in February 2016.