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3rd Plenary Session – Economics

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Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1967 Doctorate in Law, University of Vienna
1968-1973 Assistant to Kurt W. Rothschild, Institute for General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
1972-1973 ACSL Fellow, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge
1973 Tenure-track professorship, General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
Call to TH Darmstadt, Chair in Public Economics
1974-1981 Full Professor and Head, Institute of Finance, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
1981-2008 Full Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business (successor to Stephan Koren), partly on leave, Vienna
2003-2005 Vice Rector, Financial Affairs, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
2008 Honorary doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences, Alpen-Adria-University, Klagenfurt
 Business activities
1971-1979 Member and later President, Governing Board of PSK - Österreichische Postsparkasse, Expert on cartel matters, Cartel Court of the Superior Land Court, Vienna
1999-2003 Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
2006-2007 Chief Executive Officer, BAWAG P.S.K. Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft
since 2008 Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
 Political activities
1978-1999 Member, Austrian Parliament
1980-1987 Deputy Chairman, Scientific Committee
1985-1999 Chairman, Finance Committee