Christian Loersch studied economics at the University of Cologne and the Tsinghua University in Beijing. He graduated as a Diplom-Volkswirt in September 2010. From August 2010 until September 2011 he was a Resident Research Affiliate at IZA under the IZA Scholarship Program. He supported the program area "Evaluation of Labor Market Programs". From October 2011 until March 2015 he has been working at the Chair of Empirical Economics at the University of Potsdam. He received his PhD from the University of Potsdam for his thesis „Business Start-Ups and the Effect of Coaching Programs“ in December 2014.
In April 2015, Christian Loersch joined AIOS in Berlin where he is project leader in organizational consulting, process management, and e-government.