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economist

Meinolf Dierkes, German economist. Recipient Bundesverdienstkreuz, West German Government, 1988. Member Enquete Commission on Technology Assessment, German Bundestag, since 1985. Member American Economic Association, German Society Sociology, Society Social Policy, Mont Pelerin Society, United States Academy Management.

Background

Dierkes, Meinolf was born on September 24, 1941 in Hagen, Westphalia, Germany. Son of Meinolf K. and Maria Dierkes.

Education

Diploma in Business Administration, University Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1970.

Career

Teacher University Cologne, 1967-1971. Research fellow Battelle Seattle, 1971-1973. Adjunct professor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1973-1975.

Department director Battelle Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1973-1976. Director International Institute Environmental and Society, Berlin, 1976-1980. Adjunct professor European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau, France, 1975-1979.

President Science Center Berlin, 1980-1987. Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, 1987-1988. Director research area Organization and Technology Science Center, Berlin, since 1988.

Professor Society of Technology and Science Technology University, since 1990. Director Foundation Business and Society, Frankfurt, 1973-1985.

Works

Membership

Member Enquete Commission on Technology Assessment, German Bundestag, since 1985. Member American Economic Association, German Society Sociology, Society Social Policy, Mont Pelerin Society, United States Academy Management.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, golf.

Connections

Married Sigrun D. Wolberg, July 29, 1966. Children: Ansgar, Julian.

father:
Meinolf K.

mother:
Maria Dierkes

spouse:
Sigrun D. Wolberg

children:
Ansgar Dierkes

Julian Dierkes