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economics professor

Horst Ernst Friedrich Zimmermann, German economics professor. Recipient August Loesch prize for regional research, 1976, Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republican Germany, 1993, 2d stage, 2004. Member of Society Economic and Social Sciences, American Economic Association, Academy Spatial Research and Planning.

Background

Zimmermann, Horst Ernst Friedrich was born on March 11, 1934 in Krefeld, Germany. Son of Arthur and Elfriede Zimmermann.

Education

Student, University Munich, 1957—1958. Student, Northwestern University, 1958—1959. Doctor in Economics, University Cologne, 1963.

Postdoctoral scholar, University Pennsylvania, 1965—1966. Doctor Economics (honorary), Toyo University, 2002.

Career

Assistant department public finance University Cologne, Germany, 1960-1965, research scholar, 1965-1968. Professor economics Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, since 1969. Counsel Federal Agency Regional Research and Area Planning, 1977-1982, Federal Council Experts on Environmental Problems, 1981-1990, Advisory Council to Federal Finance Ministry, since 1986, Federal Global Change Council, 1992-2000.

Visiting scholar Brookings Institution, Washington, 1972-1973, Urban Institute, Washington, since 1977, Cambridge University, England, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Public Aid to Developing Countries, 1963, Public Expenditure and Regional Economic Development, 1970, Regional Preferences, 1973, Public Finance, 9th edition, 2005, Regional Incidence of Fiscal Flows, 1981, Studies in Comparative Federalism, 1981, Future of Government Finances, 1988, Environmental Charges, 1993, Welfare State Between Growth and Distribution, 1996, Local Government Finances, 1999, Pressing Problems in Fields of Economic Policy in Japan and Germany, 2001, Honorary Work in Science, 2005, Importance of Landmarks for the Potential of a Region, 2005.

Membership

Member of Society Economic and Social Sciences, American Economic Association, Academy Spatial Research and Planning.

Connections

Married Amrei Moehl, June 24, 1967. Children: Roland, Anne, Lisa.

father:
Arthur Zimmermann

mother:
Elfriede Zimmermann

spouse:
Amrei Moehl

child:
Roland Zimmermann

child:
Anne Zimmermann

child:
Lisa Zimmermann