Maximilian Kärnfelt

Maximilian Kärnfelt

Research Associate

Maximilian Kärnfelt’s main fields of research are China’s macroeconomy, monetary policy, and financial markets. Prior to joining MERICS, he worked as an economic consultant for several companies. In 2016, he received his master’s degree in economics from Peking University, where he also worked as a research assistant. Kärnfelt has an undergraduate degree in financial economics from the University of Gothenburg, and he studied Chinese at both Zhejiang Agriculture & Forestry University and Wanli University.




The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.