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Martin Friedrich Hellwig

Martin Friedrich Hellwig, German economics educator.

Background

  • Hellwig, Martin Friedrich was born on April 5, 1949 in Düsseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Fritz and Margarete (Werners) Hellwig.

  • Education

    • Diplom-Volkswirt, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973. Professor of Economics (honorary), University Vienna, Austria, 1988.

      Honorary Doctor, University Tübingen, Germany, 2002.

    Career

    • Research associate Stanford (California) University, 1973-1974. Assistant professor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1974-1977. Associate professor University Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, 1977-1979, professor Federal Republic of Germany, 1979-1987, University Basel, Switzerland, 1987—1996, University Mannheim, Germany, 1996—2004.

      Taussig Research professor Harvard University, 1995—1996. Director Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany, since 2004. Inaugural fellow European Corporation Governance Institute, Brussels, 2002.

    Works

    • Co-editor Econometrica journal, 1989-1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Econometric Society (council member 1988-1994, 99-04, executive committee 1989-1991), European Economic Association (vice president, president-elect, president 1990-1992), Verein für Socialpolitik (president 2001-2004), Rotary. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences (foreign honorary member), Academia Europaea, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, American economic Association (honorary), Monopolies Commission/Germany (chairman 2000-2004).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothee Eckle. Children: Christian, Susanne, Irene, Klaus-Peter.
    • father: Fritz Hellwig
    • mother: Margarete (Werners) Hellwig
    • spouse: Dorothee Eckle
    • children: Christian Hellwig
    • Susanne Hellwig
    • Irene Hellwig
    • Klaus-Peter Hellwig
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    Born April 5, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1970
      University Heidelberg
    • 1973
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1988
      University Vienna
    • 2002
      University Tübingen
    • 1973 - 1974
      Research associate, Stanford (California) University
    • 1974 - 1977
      assistant, professor Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1977 - 1979
      associate, professor University Bonn
    • 1987 - 1996
      associate, professor University Bonn
      Switzerland
    • 1995 - 1996
      Taussig Research professor, Harvard University
    • 1996 - 2004
      associate, professor University Bonn
      Germany
    • 2004
      director, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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