Willi Semmler works as a Professor at the Department of Economics at the The New School, New York, USA. He is the author or coauthor of more than 85 articles in international journals and of 11 books. He is a Member of the New York Academy of Sciences and has been a Visitor of Columbia University and Stanford University and the Cepremap in Paris. He was Fortis-Bank Visiting Professor of the University of Antwerp, a Visiting Professor at the University of Marseilles/Aix-en-Provence, and has taught financial economics for the European Quantitative Economics Doctorate (QED) Program at universities in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany. He taught at the Bielefeld University and serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Empirical Macroeconomics, Bielefeld University, and has served to evaluate research projects for the National Science Foundation of Austria, Germany, Belgium, and UK. He has also lectured at the UNAM in Mexico City, the University of Orlean, France, and Chuo University, Tokyo. He evaluates research projects for the European Union and he serves as a consultant for the World Bank and the ILO. He is on the scientific committee on annual conferences and workshops of economic societies. Recently, the second edition of his book Asset Prices, Booms and Recessions (Springer Publishing House, 2006) was published. He is also the Coeditor of a book series at Springer Publishing House. He also coedited a book on Foundations of Credit Risk Analysis (Elgar, 2007).
Biography Updated on 14 April 2010