Axel Börsch-Supan

Axel Börsch-Supan
  • Director
    Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

PhD, MIT, US. Formerly: with faculties at Harvard, Dortmund and Dresden; consultant to governments, OECD and World Bank. Currently: Professor of Macroeconomics and Public Policy, and Director, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging, Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Germany; current research focuses on household retirement and savings behaviour, age and productivity, and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, US; Adjunct Researcher, RAND Corporation, US. Member: German National Academy of Sciences; Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences; MacArthur Foundation Aging Societies Network. Former Chair, Council of Advisers, German Economics Ministry, co-chaired German Pension Reform Commission; former Member, German President's Commission on Demographic Change.