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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Siebert (†)      
President emeritus of the 
Kiel Institute for the World Economy    

 Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Horst Siebert

Curriculum Vitae
Main Areas of Research
Selected Publications
Recent Publications
Essays
Dissertations and Habilitations
List of Publications

 

Curriculum Vitae 

March 20, 1938Born in Neuwied (Rhine)
1959-1963Study of Economics at the University of Cologne/Germany and at the Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., USA (1960-1961)
1965Ph.d., at the University of Muenster/Germany, "summa cum laude"
1967-1968Assistant Professor of Economics, Texas A & M University, College Station
February 1969"Habilitation" (equivalent to "Right to teach" and hold a "tenure position"), at the University of Muenster/Germany
1969-1984Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim/Germany. Chair "Economics and International Trade"
1980-1981Visiting Scholar, Energy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1980-1989Member of the Scientific Council of the Ministry of Agriculture
1984-1989Professor of Economics at the University of Konstanz/Germany. Chair "International Economic"
since 1985Member of Scientific Council at the Ministry of Economics
Summer Semester 1986Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
April 1, 1989 - March 31, 2003President of the Institute of World Economics, Kiel/Germany and Chair "Theoretical Economics" at the University of Kiel
December 1990 -
February 2003
Member of the Council of Economic Advisors of Germany (Der Sachverständigenrats zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung"
Winter Semester 1990/91Chair "Vereniging voor Economie" at the Flemish Universities Antwerp, Brussels, Gent and Leuwen at the Rijksuniversiteit Gent
1995-1999Elected Member of the Council of the European Economic Association
March 1995Jean-Monnet visiting professor at the Robert-Schumann-Centre of the European University Institute of Florence
since March 1996Member of the Advisory Board for the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum
since February 1998Member of the Board of Trustees Fritz Thyssen Foundation
since January 1999Ordinary Member of the Aspen Institute Italia
May 6, 1999Award: Karl-Bräuer-Prize (German Taxpayer's Association)
September 3, 1999Award: Ludwig-Erhard-Prize für Wirtschaftspublizistik
1999/2000Member of the „Quota Formula Review Group“ of the IMF
January 2000Member of the Editor's Advisory Board Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik des Vereins für Socialpolitik
March 24, 2000Honorary Doctorate of the University Gent, Belgium
since October 2001Member of "the Group of Economic Analysis (GEA)" of the European Commission
April 2003 - July 2003Professeur Visiteur, Conservatoire National des Arts et des Metiers  

October 1, 2003 

awarded: Bundesverdienstkreuz of the Federal Republic of Germany
2001 - 2004Member of the "Group of Economic Analysis (GEA)", advising President Romano Prodi of the European Commission
Academic Year2003/2004Steven Muller Chair, SAIS Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins University
since January 2004Member of the Advisory Committee of the Claremont-Bologna International Economic Policy Forum
since January 2004Member of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) of the Van Lennep Subsidies Initiative
2004Fellow of the European Economic Association
2005 -Member of the "Group of Economic Policy Analysis (GEPA)", advising President Barroso of the European Commission

2005 -

May 13, 2007

Member of the IEA Executive Committee of the International Economic Association Council

Awarded: Publizistik-Preises (Wirtschaftspublizistik) der Friedrich-August-von-Hayek-Stiftung

June 2, 2009Horst Siebert died in a hospital in Switzerland after a short illness
August 5, 2009Date of release of the last Monography "Rules for the Global Economy". Princeton: Princeton University Press

Visiting Scholar at: Australian National University, Canberra; Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; New York University, New York; Resources for the Future, Washington DC; Texas A & M University; University of Aberdeen, Scotland; University of California, Riverside; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

 

Main Areas of Research

International trade, labor market and employment, economy of the environment, general economic policies

 

Selected Publications

  • Regional Economic Growth, Theory and Policy, International Textbook Company, Scranton/USA, 1969.
  • Ökonomische Theorie der Umwelt, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1978.
  • (et.al.), Trade and Environment. A Theoretical Enquiry, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1980.
  • Ökonomische Theorie natürlicher Ressourcen, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1983.
  • Economics of the Resource-Exporting Country, Intertemporal Theory of Supply and Trade, JAI-Press, Greenwich, Conn., 1985.
  • The New Economic Landscape in Europe, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK 1991.
  • Europas nya ekonomiska karta, SNS Förlag, Stockholm 1992.
  • Das Wagnis der Einheit. Eine wirtschaftspolitische Therapie, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart 1992.
  • Das Wagnis der Einheit. Eine wirtschaftspolitische Therapie, 3. Revised Edition, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart 1992.
  • Das Wagnis der Einheit. Eine wirtschaftspolitische Therapie, Korean Edition, Eulyoo Pub. Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea, 1993.
  • Geht den Deutschen die Arbeit aus? Neue Wege zu mehr Beschäftigung, C. Bertelsmann, Munich 1994, revised pocket book edition, Goldmann Verlag, Munich, 1995.
  • Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre, Chinese Edition, 1994.
  • Economics of the Environment, Theory and Policy, 4th revised edition, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 1995
    (1. Edition, D.C. Heath, Lexington 1981).
  • Weltwirtschaft, Lucius & Lucius, Stuttgart, 1997.
  • Arbeitslos ohne Ende? Strategien für mehr Beschäftigung, Gabler Verlag,
    Wiesbaden 1998.
  • Außenwirtschaft, Seventh revised edition, Lucius & Lucius, Stuttgart 2000.
  • Der Kobra-Effekt. Wie man Irrwege der Wirtschaftspolitik vermeidet, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart Munich 2001. Revised edition 2002, Paperback-edition, Piper Verlag, Munich 2003. Russian Paperback-edition
    (Verlag der Sankt-Petersburger Universität für Wirtschaft und Finanzen) 2003.
  • The World Economy, 2nd edition, Routledge, London und New York, 2002.
  • Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre, Fourteenth totally revised and enlarged edition, Verlag W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 2003.
  • Economics of the Environment. Theory and Policy. Sixth revised edition,
    Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2004, Chinese edition 2001.
  • The German Economy. Beyond the Social Market, Princeton University Press, Princeton (in print).
  • Jenseits des sozialen Marktes. Eine notwendige Neuorientierung der deutschen
    Politik. München, DVA. 
  • Rules for the Global Economy. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

 

Dissertations and Habilitations

 

Dissertations (First evaluation report only) 

Mannheim: Pethig, Rüdiger (1973), Gronych, Ralf (1979), Vogt, Wolfgang (1979), Gebauer, Helga (1984), 
Dudenhöffer, Ferdinand (1983).

Konstanz: Hentschel, Jesko (1991), Keck, Joachim (1989), König, Peter (1989), Meyer, Anke (1989), 
Rauscher, Michael (1989). 

Kiel: Gundlach, Erich (1992), Koop, Michael J. (1993), Schweickert, Rainer (1993) Stolpe, Michael (1995), 
Krämer, Jörg W., (1995), Buch, Claudia (1996), Lorz, Oliver (1996), Raiser, Martin (1996), Thiele, Rainer (1996), 
Thomas, Ingo Peter (1996), Heister, Johannes (1996), Maurer, Rainer (1997), Solveen, Ralph (1997), Bartsch, Elga (1997), Bode, Eckhardt (1998), Gern, Klaus-Jürgen (1998), Gröhn, Andreas (1998), Junius, Karsten (1999), 
Scholz, Christian M. (1999), Kumkar, Lars (1999), Schimmelpfennig, Axel (2000), Piazolo, Daniel (2000),
Lapp, Susanne (2000), Springer, Katrin (2001), Heinrich, Ralph P. (2001) Pierdzioch, Christian (2001), Gerling, Katja (2001), Wößmann, Ludger (2001), Brauer, Holger (2002), Wolf, Hartmut (2002), Krancke, Jan (2002), Schertler, Andrea (2003), Kleinert, Jörn (2003), Christophe Kamps (2004), Björn Christensen (2004), Oliver Deke (2006). 

Habilitations:

Mannheim: Pethig, Rüdiger (1979); Konstanz: Mohr, Ernst (1991); Kiel:Paqué, Karl-Heinz (1995), Rauscher, Michael (1996), Stähler, Frank (1997), Lorz, Oliver (2002), Buch, Claudia (2002).