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Prof. Dr. Claude Hillinger†

Emeritus Seminar for Mathematical Economics

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Born in Berlin, 1930. Emigrated with family to Turkey in 1937. Lived in Istanbul and Ankara, 1937-48. Emigration to USA in 1948. U.S. Citizenship. Moved to Munich in 1972. Died on March 19, 2020 in Berlin.


City College, New York, partly in evening courses. B.A. in 1953.Field of specialization: international relations.
Baruch School, City College, New York. M.B.A. in 1959. Field of specialization: economics (Master thesis: Fixed vs. fluctuating exchange rates)
The University of Chicago. Various fellowships in the Department of Economics. Ph.D. in 1963 ( Dissertation: A model of the inventory cycle).

Academic Positions

1962 - 1963
Instructor (part time), Roosevelt University, Chicago

1963 - 1966
Lecturer, State University of New York, Buffalo

1966 - 1971
Assistant Professor and member Systems Research Center, Case Western Reverse University, Cleveland

1971 - 1972
Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

Professor, University of Munich. Foundation of SEMECON (Seminar for Mathematical Economics) within the Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich

Emeritus Status given from the LMU, Munich