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Axel H. Boersch-Supan

Axel H. Boersch-Supan, German economics educator. Member American Economics Association, European Economics Association, Econometric Society, Verein fuer Socialpolitik, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina.

Background

  • Boersch-Supan, Axel H. was born on December 28, 1954 in Darmstadt, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Wolfgang and Ursula (Biecker) Boersch-S.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Mathematics, University Bonn, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant professor public policy Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1987. Assistant professor economics University Dortmund, 1987-1989. Professor economics University Mannheim, since 1989, director Institute Economics and Statistics, since 1997.

    Works

    • To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
    • #1 New York Times Business Bestseller #1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller #1 Washington Post bestseller From the bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind comes a surprising--and surprisingly useful--new book that explores the power of selling in our lives.
    • Associate editor Reg. Science and Urban Economics. Author: Econometric Analysis of Discrete Choice, 1987.

      Co-author: Property Taxes and Home Values, 1988, others.

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, European Economics Association, Econometric Society, Verein fuer Socialpolitik, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina.

    Connections

    • Married Martina E. Meuer, June 10, 1981. Children: Johanna, Philipp, Christine.
    • father: Wolfgang Boersch-S.
    • mother: Ursula (Biecker) Boersch-S.
    • spouse: Martina E. Meuer
    • children: Johanna Boersch-Supan
    • Philipp Boersch-Supan
    • Christine Boersch-Supan
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    Born December 28, 1954
    (age 62)
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    • 1980
      University Bonn
    • 1984
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1984 - 1987
      Assistant, professor public policy Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      assistant, professor economics University Dortmund