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Dr. Bernhard FELDERER President, Government Debt Committee; Former Director, IHS - Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna


1959-1964 Studies, Law and Economics, University of Vienna
1964-1966 Studies, Economics, Faculté de Droit et Sciences Economiques, University of Paris
1964 Doctoral degree, Vienna
1973 Habilitation, Karlsruhe, Germany
1966-1967 Research Assistant of Prof. Fritz Machlup, Princeton University, New York, USA
1967-1968 Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
1968-1974 Assistant Professor, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
1974-1990 Professor of Economics, University of Cologne, Germany
1977 6-month appointment of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, consulting and teaching, mainly in Novosibirsk and Moscow
1987-1990 Director, Economic Seminar, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany
1991-1995 Professor of Economics, University of Bochum, Germany
  Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cologne, Germany
1991-2012 Director, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
since 2006 Chairman, Austrian Government Debt Committee
Chairman, Austrian Government Debt Committee


Verein für Socialpolitik
European Economic Association
Austrian Economic Association
International Institute of Public Finance
European Society for Population Economics
Research Fellow, CESifo Research Network
Member, Executive Committee of the Austrian Economic Association
Member, European Academy of Science and Arts


Bevölkerung und Wirtschaftsentwicklung, 1988
Associate editor, Empirical Economics, Physica Verlag, since 1991
Public Pension Economics, 1993
Forschungsfinanzierung in Europa, 1994
Makroökonomik und Neue Makroökonomik, 2005

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