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economist

Marcel Alfons van Meerhaeghe, Belgian Economist.

Background

Meerhaeghe, Marcel Alfons van was born on April 12, 1921 in Wetteren, Belgium. Son of Richard Gilbert and Germaine (de Roover) van Meerhaeghe.

Education

Licensed economics, U. Ghent, 1944; licensed political science, U. Ghent, 1944; Doctor economics, U. Ghent, 1946.

Career

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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 22 books including International Economic Institutions, 1966, 6th edit, 1992, Economic Theory: A Critic's Companion, 1980, 2d edition, 1986. Editor 5 books

    • contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Cecile-Maria Buysse, July 10, 1963. 1 child, Hilde.

father:
Richard Gilbert Meerhaeghe

mother:
Germaine (de Roover) Meerhaeghe

spouse:
Cecile-Maria Buysse

child:
Hilde Meerhaeghe