Dr.oec. publ. Dr. rer. pol.
habil. Dr. h.c. Roland Eisen
born February 26th, 1941 in
married since 1971
Chair of Economics,
esp. Economic Policy and Labour Market Policy, Department of Economics,
School of Business and Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.
Member of the Board, Institute
of Health Policy and Law, Frankfurt a. M.
Prior Academic Positions
Professor of Economics, Goethe
University Frankfurt a. M. (1983 – today)
(Metzler Foundation), Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1993)
Household Economics, Technical University Munich-Weihenstephan (1981-1983)
Deputy Professor of Economics,
University of Bamberg (1978-1979)
Assistant Professor and Habilitation,
University of Munich (1971-1977, 1980-1981)
Ph.D. (Dr. oec. publ.) in Economics,
University of Munich (1971)
Master (Dipl. Volkswirt) in
Economic Science, University of Munich (1965)
Other Professional Activities
he was elected Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
years he acted as chairman of the Examination Board of the Faculty.
From 1992 through
1997, he managed the research project „Long-Term Care in Europe (PflEG)“
financed by the Volkswagen Foundation.
From 1997 through
2001, he managed the research project „The Impact of the German Long-Term
Care Insurance Law on Different Care Arrangement“ financed by DFG
(German Research Foundation).
From 1999 through
2001, he was contractor of an EU-Tempus-Tacis Joint European Project,
and member of the Board, CEIS (Center for European and International
he is member of the Board, Institute of Health Policy and Law, Goethe
University Frankfurt a. M.
He served as an outside expert
for the social security (and health) reforms of Poland and Ukraine.
He spent his
sabbaticals at Wharton School (Department of Insurance), UC Santa Barbara
(Department of Economic), Norwegian School of Economics and the University
of Finance in St. Petersburg (where he also had a short-term DAAD-professorship).
Referee Activities and
Southern Economic Journal, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Finanzarchiv,
Ifo-Studien, Journal of European Health Economics, Zeitschrift für
die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft (Journal of Insurance).
He also served
as referee for DFG (German Research Foundation), Volkswagen-Foundation,
Thyssen-Foundation, DAAD (German Academic Transfer Program).
Member of American
Economic Association, American Risk and Insurance Association, Econometric
Society, European Risk Association, Society for Risk Analysis, European
Economic Association, Verein für Socialpolitik (sections for Social
Policy and Health Economics), Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft,
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hauswirtschaft.
University Courses Taught
(undergraduate level course)
(master level course)
esp. Health Economics (master level course)
esp. Labor Economics (master level course)
Theory and Policy (master level course)
Policy (master level course)
and the Trade Cycle (master level course)
Conferences (since September 1996) on „Problems of Integration of
Ukraine into EU“.
V („Supranational Cooperation and Integration“), Sept 2001.
on „Private (or Employer-Based) Pension Systems and Capital Markets“,
Ph.D. Supervisor and Committee