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Axel H. Börsch-Supan

Axel H. Börsch-Supan, economics educator, researcher. Fellow German National Fellowship Foundation, 1972-1980, Jt. Center Urban Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Harvard University, 1982-1984, Sloan Foundation, 1983, McKinsey Global Institute, Washington, 1995-1996; scholar department economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981-1982.

Background

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel H. was born on December 28, 1954.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mathematics, University Munich, 1976. Bachelor in Economic, University Munich, 1976. Master of Arts in Mathematics, University Bonn, West Germany, 1980.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Economic, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant professor public policy John Fitzgerald Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, 1984-1987. Assistant professor economics University Dortmund, Germany, 1987-1989. Associate professor economics University Mannheim, Germany, 1989-1991, professor Germany, since 1991, chairman department economics Germany, 1994-1995, director Institute Economics and Statistics Germany, since 1997, director Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging Germany, since 2001.

      Faculty research fellow National Bureau Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1990, research associate, since 1990. Visiting research associate University California, Berkeley, 1992. Harris visiting professor Dartmouth College, 2002.

      Board directors Center for Surveys, Methods and Analyses, Mannheim. Member advisory council to Economics Ministry, Berlin. Member science advisory board Kiel (Germany) Institute Economics.

      Consultant The World Bank, Washington, Moore Capital Group, London, Empirica, Bonn, numerous others.

    Works

    • Associate editor Regional Science and Urban Economics.

    Membership

    Fellow Center European Policy Research. Member German Economic Association (member council). Member Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Germany Academy Sciences Leopoldina.

    Connections

    • Married; 3 children.
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    Born December 28, 1954
    (age 62)
    • 1976
      University Munich
    • 1976
      University Munich
    • 1980
      University Bonn
    • 1984
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1984 - 1987
      Assistant, professor public policy John Fitzgerald Kennedy School Government
    • 1987 - 1989
      assistant, professor economics University Dortmund
      Germany
    • 1989 - 1991
      associate, professor economics University Mannheim
      Germany
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