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Economist , bank executive

Georg Rich, Swiss economist, bank executive. Member Swiss Society for Statistics and Economics (president 1999—2002), American Economics Association, Canada Economics Association, German Economics Society.

Background

Rich, Georg was born on November 11, 1939 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Son of Arthur Georg Rich and Elisabeth Schneider.

Education

Lic.oec.publ., University Zurich, Switzerland, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Brown University, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor, then associate professor Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1967-1978, chairman department economics Canada, 1972-1974. Postdoctoral fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1974. Economist, head research Swiss National Bank, Zurich, 1977-1985, chief economist, 1985—2001.

Honorary professor University Bern, Switzerland, since 2002. Visiting professor Graduate Institute International Studies, Geneva, 1975. Visiting scholar Graduate School Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1989.

Lecturer University Zurich, 1978-1995, University Bern, Switzerland, 1980-1981.

Membership

Member Swiss Society for Statistics and Economics (president 1999—2002), American Economics Association, Canada Economics Association, German Economics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking.

Connections

Married Ruth Beatrice Bischhausen, 1980. Children: Daphne, Clemens.

father:
Arthur Georg Rich

mother:
Elisabeth Schneider

spouse:
Ruth Beatrice Bischhausen

child:
Daphne Rich

child:
Clemens Rich