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7: Is the Macroeconomic Environment Conducive to Growth?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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Speakers

WIFO-Referent für öffentliche Wirtschaft und internationale Wirtschaftspolitik
Scientific Director, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf

Dr. Heinz HANDLER

WIFO-Referent für öffentliche Wirtschaft und internationale Wirtschaftspolitik

1960-1965 Rechts- und staatswissenschaftliche Studien, Universität Wien
1966-1968 Postgraduales Ökonomiestudium, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien
1968-1973 Referent am Österr. Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (WIFO), Wien
1973-1976 Mitarbeiter des Internationalen Währungsfonds, Washington D.C.
1976-1993 Währungsreferent des WIFO
1987-1993 Stellvertretender Leiter des WIFO
1989 Habilitation an der Technischen Universität Wien
1993-2003 Sektionsleiter im Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Arbeit, Wien
seit 2003 Wissenschaftlicher Referent am WIFO

PD Dr. Gustav A. HORN

Scientific Director, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf

1973-1979 Studies of economics at the University of Bonn (North-Rhine Westphalia), degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (1979)
1980-1981 DAAD scholarship at the London School of Economics, degree: Master of Science (1981)
1981-1986 Assistant lecturer for applied economic research at the University of Konstanz
1986-1998 Research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), doctoral degree (Dr. rer. oec.) at Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)
1998-1999 Interim Head of the Department of Macro Analysis and Forecasting at DIW
2000-2004 Head of the Department of Macro Analysis and Forecasting at DIW
2001 Habilitation at TU Berlin
since 2005 Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) at Hans-Böckler Foundation
since 2007 Professor (external) of Economics at the University of Flensburg
2001-2009 Advisor to the European Parliament
2009 Member of the commission of the political executive of the SocialdemocraticParty in Germany (SPD) for regulation of financial markets
since 2012 Professor (external) of Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
since 2010 Member of the economic council at the party chairman of the Socialdemocratic Party in Germany (SPD)
since 2010 Chairman of the Chamber for Social Order of the Protestant Church in Germany (EKD)

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