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Herman O. Stekler

Herman O. Stekler, Austrian, American finance educator. Fellow: International Institute Forecasters (board directors 2001-2004); member: American Economic Association.


  • Stekler, Herman O. was born on November 4, 1932 in Vienna, Austria. Arrived in the United States, 1939. Son of Walter and Gisela Stekler.

  • Education

    • AB, Clark University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959.


    • Assistant professor business administration University California, Berkeley, 1959—1966. Professor economics State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1968—1979. Professor economics Industrial College Armed Forces National Defense University, Washington, 1982—1994.

      Research professor George Washington University, since 1994. Economist Board Governors Federal Reserve Systems, Washington, 1966—1968, Institute Defense Analyses, Alexandria, Virginia, 1979—1982.


    • Author: (book) Structure and Performance of the Aerospace Industry, 1965, Economic Forecasting, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals. Associate editor: International Journal Forecasting, 1984, book review editor:, 1994—2001.


    Fellow: International Institute Forecasters (board directors 2001-2004). Member: American Economic Association.



    Stamp collecting/philately, tennis.


    • Married Joan Pinchak, June 1957 (divorced 1965). Married Lois E. Stekler, February 19, 1967 (deceased 2004). Children: Beth Ann, Joanne Donna.
    • father: Walter Stekler
    • mother: Gisela Stekler
    • spouses: Joan Pinchak
    • Lois E. Stekler
    • children: Beth Ann Stekler
    • Joanne Donna Stekler
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    Born November 4, 1932
    • 1955
      Clark University
    • 1959
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1959 - 1966
      Assistant, professor business administration University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1968 - 1979
      professor, economics State University of New York
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1994
      professor, economics Industrial College Armed Forces National Defense University
      Washington, United States
    • 1994
      research professor, George Washington University