Meerhaeghe, Marcel Alfons van was born on April 12, 1921 in Wetteren, Belgium. Son of Richard Gilbert and Germaine (de Roover) van Meerhaeghe.
Licensed economics, U. Ghent, 1944;
licensed political science, U. Ghent, 1944;
Doctor economics, U. Ghent, 1946.
Economics adviser, Ministry Economics Affairs, Belgium, 1946-1953;
adviser, Nato Defense College, Paris, 1953-1954;
adviser, Minister Foreign Trade, 1954-1957;
professor economics, U. Ghent, Belgium, 1957-1986;
visiting professor, various universities, since 1986. Vice president Prices Commission, Belgium, 1961-1964, president 1964-1969. Member board Belgium-Lux.
Exch. Control, Belgium, since 1971.
Married Cecile-Maria Buysse, July 10, 1963. 1 child, Hilde.