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Konrad Bekker

economist.

Konrad Bekker, German economist. Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946.; Member American Economics Association, Association Far Eastern Studies.

Background

Bekker, Konrad was born on May 24, 1911 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Paul and Dorothea M. (Zelle) Bekker.

Education

Doctor fur., U. Basie (Switzerland), 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936. Postgraduate fellow, Brookings Institution, 1938-1939.

Career

Instructor economics U. Kentucky, 1939-1943. Economist Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1945, State Department, 1945-1981. Adviser Joint Philippine-American Finance Commission, 1947.

ECAFE working group on economics development and placing. 1952, 56, ECLA meeting. La Paz, 1957; attache American embassy, New Delhi, India, 1951-1953.

1st secretary American embassy, Rangoon, Burma, 1958-1962. Counselor for economic affairs American Embassy, Bern, Switzerland, 1962-1964. 1st secretary American embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, 1964-1981.

Works

  • Author articles.

Membership

Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Economics Association, Association Far Eastern Studies.

Connections

Married Sarah McInteer, March 15, 1944.

father:
Paul Bekker

mother:
Dorothea M. (Zelle) Bekker

spouse:
Sarah McInteer