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Professor Georg WINCKLER

Professor Georg Winckler

Rector of the University of Vienna
President of the European University Association (EUA)
Dr. Karl Lueger-ring 1
AT - 1010 Vienna

Tel: +43 1 4277 10010
Fax: +43 1 4277 9100
E-mail: georg.winckler@univie.ac.atgeorg.winckler@univie.ac.at


Born in Ostrava (Czech Republic) in 1943.

Education:
Princeton University, Princeton, N.J./USA and Universitaet Wien/Austria (Dr., 1968)

Career:

  • 1967 Oesterreichisches Institut fuer Wirtschaftsforschung (Wifo), Wien (part-time)
  • 1968-71 Univ. Assistent, Institut fuer Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Universitaet Wien
  • 1971-72 membre du cadre, Pont-à-Mousson S.A. (Saint Gobain S.A.), Nancy/France
  • 1972-75 Univ. Assistent and Univ. Lektor, Universitaet Wien
  • 1976-78 Univ. Dozent, Universitaet Wien
  • 1977-78 Visiting Professor at Universitaet Graz/Austria and Université Fribourg/Switzerland
  • Since 1978 (Full) Professor of Economics, Universitaet Wien
  • 1980-82 Head of Department
  • 1985-86 (fall term) Visiting Professor at Universitaet Linz/Austria
  • Sept. 1990 - Jan. 91 Visiting Scholar, Research Department, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C./USA
  • 1992-93 (fall term) Visiting Professor at Universitaet Linz/Austria
  • 1994-99 Director, Center for International and Interdisciplinary Studies (Zentrum für Internationale und Interdisziplinäre Studien/ZIIS), Universität Wien
  • 1995 (fall term) Visiting Professor of Economics at Georgetown University, Washington D.C./USA
  • 1998 (spring term) Visiting Professor of Economics at University of Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Since October 1999 Rector of the University of Vienna (reappointed 2003)
  • Since January 2000 President of the Austrian Rectors´ Conference (reelected June 2001, March 2004)
  • Since March 2001 Vicepresident and Member of the Board of the European University Association

Other Activities:

  • Vicepresident and Member of the Board of the European University Association
  • 1978-85 General Secretary, Austrian Economic Association
  • 1985-99 Vice President, Austrian Economic Association
  • Since 1974 lecturer and since 1985 member of the board of the Diplomatic Academy/Vienna
  • 1990-98 member of the board of SUERF (Société Universitaire Européenne de Recherches Financières), Netherlands
  • 1993-96 member of the Council of Scientists, INTAS-International Association for the Promotion of Cooperation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union, European Commission, Brussels
  • 1995-99 member of the TRM Panel, European Commission, Brussels
  • 1997-99 member of the Senate of the University of Vienna
    Speaker and/or Chairmanat Conferences of the International Monetary Fund (April 1991, Oct. 1992, June 1993, October 1994), European Free Trade Association/EFTA (mission in Bulgaria: June 1994), OECD (May 1996), Euromoney Conferences (England), CEPR conferences etc.

Publications (since 1986, selected list):

A. BOOKS

1. Handbuch der österreichischen Wirtschaftspolitik. Manz-Verlag, 3. Auflage: Wien 1989 (2. Auflage: 1984; 1. Auflage: 1982), (Co-editors: Hanns Abele, Ewald Nowotny, Stefan Schleicher; Co-author).

2. Financial Liberalisation and Tax Harmonisation in Europe. Macmillan Press, London and Basingstoke, 1992, Editor, Co-author).

3. Central and Eastern Europe: Roads to Growth. Conference volume, International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1992, (Herausgeber; Co-author).

4. International Trade and Restructuring in Eastern Europe. Physica-Verlag (Springer), Heidelberg-New York, 1994, (Co-editor: János Gacs; Co-author).

5. Output Decline in Eastern Europe. Unavoidable, External Influence or Homemade? Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht-Boston-London 1995, (Co-editors: János Gacs, Robert Holzmann; Co-author).

6. Macroeconomic Policy Games. Physica-Verlag (Springer), Heidelberg-New York 1995, (Co-editors: Arno Riedl, Andreas Wörgötter; Co-author).

7. Grundzüge der Wirtschaftspolitik Österreichs. Manz-Verlag, Wien 2001, 3. Auflage (1. Auflage: 1994, 2. Auflage: 1997), (Co-editor: Reinhard Neck, Ewald Nowotny; Co-author).

B. REFERRED ARTICLES AND CONTRIBUTIONS IN VOLUMES

8. The Influence of Wage Rate Variations on the Level of Employment with and without an Exogenous Interest Rate. In: H. Frisch, B. Gahlen (eds.), Causes of Contemporary Stagnation. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1986, Co-author R. Kunst, pp. 186-200.

9. Exchange Rate Policy in the Presence of a Strong Trade Union. Journal of Economics, Suppl. 5, 1986, Co-authors E. Amann, pp. 259-280.

10. Ein Portefeuilleansatz zur Erfassung des Finanzsektors: Modellansatz, Spezifikation und empirische Schätzergebnisse für Österreich. In: G. Bombach, B. Gahlen, A. E. Ott (eds.), Geldtheorie und Geldpolitik. J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1988, Co-author K. Neusser, pp. 205-217.

11. Der Austrokeynesianismus und sein Ende. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 17, 1988 (3), pp. 221-230.

12. Die Schaffung des EG-Binnenmarktes und seine Folgen für Öesterreich: Eine wirtschaftspolitische Analyse. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 18, 1989 (3), pp. 223-230.

13. Aspects of Austrian Economics in the 1920s and 1930s. In: W.J. Samuels (ed.), Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 6, JAI Press Inc., 1989, Co-author P. Rosner, pp. 19-30.

14. Vienna as an International Financial Center. In: Challenges for European Bank Managers in the 1990s, Internationale Schriftenreihe der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank, Vol. 3, Wien 1991, pp. 165-178.
Reprinted: R. Roberts (ed.), International Financial Centers, Vol. III, ch. 6, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham/UK. 1995.

15. Austria: Monetary and Financial System. In: J. Eatwell, M. Milgate, P. Newman (eds.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. Macmillan Press, London and Basingstoke 1992, pp. 95-96.

16. Die Wechselkurspolitik der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank. Beispiel einer erfolgreichen Wechselkursbindung. In: D. Duwendag (ed.), Geld- und Währungspolitik in kleinen offenen Volkswirtschaften: Österreich, Schweiz, Osteuropa. Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1994, Co-author E. Hochreiter, pp. 17-41.

17. "Financial and Enterprise Restructuring in Emerging Market Economies". In: G. Caprio, D. Folkerts-Landau, T.D. Lane (eds.), Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies. IMF, World Bank, Washington D.C., 1994, pp. 47-50.

18. Social Partnership and Exchange Rate Policy. A Gametheoretic Approach. In: A. Riedl, G. Winckler, A. Wörgötter (eds.), Macroeconomic Policy Games, see (6), Co-author E. Amann, pp. 27-39.

19. Signalling a Hard Currency Strategy: The Case of Austria. Kredit und Kapital, 1995, Beiheft 13, Co-author E. Hochreiter, pp. 163-184.

20. The Advantages of Tying Austria’s Hands: The Success of the Hard Currency Strategy. European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 11, (March 1995), Co-author E. Hochreiter, pp. 83-111.

21. Central Banks and Seigniorage: A Study of Three Economies in Transition. European Economic Review, Vol. 40, (April 1996), Co-authors: E. Hochreiter, R. Rovelli, pp. 629-643. (Extended version in Czech language: Politická Ekonomie/Prague Economic Papers, Vol. 45 (1997/2), pp. 193-205.)

22. Main successes and failures in the transition strategy: comment. In S. Zecchini (ed.), Lessons from the Economic Transition. OECD. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht etc. 1997, pp. 197-200.

23. Deficits, Debt and European Monetary Union: Some Unpleasant Fiscal Arithmetic. In: G. Calvo, M. King (eds.), The Debt Burden and its Consequences for Monetary Policy. Macmillan Press, London and Basingstoke (1998), Co-authors: P. Brandner, E. Hochreiter, pp. 254-276.

24. Der Transmissionsprozeß in kleinen, offenen Volkswirtschaften (Österreich, Schweiz). In: E. Baltensperger, Transmissionsmechanismen der Geldpolitik. Verein für Socialpolitik, Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Band 264 (1999), pp. 11-28, Co-author: S. Kaufmann.

25. Economic and Social Policy of the Vranitzky Era. In: Günter Bischof, Anton Pelinka, Ferdinand Karlhofers, The Vranitzky Era in Austria, Contemporary Austrian Studies, Band 7 (1999), Co-authors P. Rosner, A. Van der Bellen, pp. 136-164.

26. The Austrian current account deficit: Driven by twin deficits or by intertemporal expenditure allocation? Empirical Economics, Vol. 27, issue 3, 2002, pp. 529-542, Co-authors: S. Kaufmann, J. Scharler.

27. Monetary Union: European Lessons, Latin American Prospects, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 13 (2002), pp. 297-321, Co-authors: E. Hochreiter, K. Schmidt-Hebbel.

C. OTHER PUBLICATIONS

28. Exchange Rate Appreciation as a Signal of a New Policy Stance. International Monetary Fund-Working Paper Nr. 91/32 (March 1991).

29. Wirtschaftstheoretische Aspekte zur regionalen Entwicklung in Europa. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft Vol. 134/1992, pp. 115-132.

30. „Current Accounts: Are they Still Relevant for and within a Monetary Union?“, in: Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Current Account Imbalances in East and West: Do they matter?, Wien 1998

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