Party affiliation: Social Democrat Party of Austria
Member of district Education Committee, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Linz, since 1976. Member of district Party Executive, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Linz, 1976. Member of provincial Education Committee, 1976.
Member of Nationalrat for Upper Austria, since 1978. Chairman, Finance Committee, Nationalrat. College assistant. Institute of Economics University of Linz.
Professor of Economics, Technical University of Darmstadt, 1973. Senior Professor of Economics, University of Linz, 1974-1981. Senior Professor of Economics, University of Economics, Vienna, since 1981.
Member and then Pres, of Administrative Council, Austrian Post Office Savings Bank, 1973-1978. Chairman, Institute of Financial Science, University of Linz, 1974-1981.