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Konrad Bekker

Konrad Bekker, German economist. Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946.; Member American Economics Association, Association Far Eastern Studies.

Background

  • Bekker, Konrad was born on May 24, 1911 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Paul and Dorothea M. (Zelle) Bekker.

  • Education

    • Doctor fur., U. Basie (Switzerland), 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936. Postgraduate fellow, Brookings Institution, 1938-1939.

    Career

    • Instructor economics U. Kentucky, 1939-1943. Economist Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1945, State Department, 1945-1981. Adviser Joint Philippine-American Finance Commission, 1947.

      ECAFE working group on economics development and placing. 1952, 56, ECLA meeting. La Paz, 1957; attache American embassy, New Delhi, India, 1951-1953.

      1st secretary American embassy, Rangoon, Burma, 1958-1962. Counselor for economic affairs American Embassy, Bern, Switzerland, 1962-1964. 1st secretary American embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, 1964-1981.

    Works

    • Author articles.

    Membership

    Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Economics Association, Association Far Eastern Studies.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah McInteer, March 15, 1944.
    • father: Paul Bekker
    • mother: Dorothea M. (Zelle) Bekker
    • spouse: Sarah McInteer
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    Born March 24, 1911
    Died June 26, 1981
    (aged 70)
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