o. Univ.-Prof. Dipl. Math.

Axel Börsch-Supan , PhD

Axel Börsch-Supan

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 2015

  • Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik


Research Areas:

  • Economics
  • Economic policy
  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Public finance
  • Labour market policy



Selected Memberships:

  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschafen
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Verein für Socialpolitik
  • Econometric Society
  • American Economic Association

Selected Prizes:

  • Doctor honoris causa der Universität Rostock
  • Seneca Medaille für Alternsforschung
  • Harris German/Dartmouth Distinguished Visiting Professorship
  • Heidelberg Club International Award for Contributions to Humanity in the Field of Gerontology

Selected Publications:

  • Börsch-Supan, A.; Härtl, K.; Ludwig, A. (2014) Ageing. Structural Reforms and Reform Backlashes. American Economic Review, Bd. 104, S. 224-229.
  • Börsch-Supan, A. et al. (2013) Data Resource Profile: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). International Journal of Epidemiology, S. 1-10.
  • Börsch-Supan, A.; Ludwig, A.; Winter, J. (2006) Ageing, Pension Reform and Capital Flows: a Multi-Country Simulation Model. Economica, Bd. 73 (292), S. 625-658.
  • Boeri, T.; Börsch-Supan, A.; Tabellini, G. (2002) Pension Reforms and the Opinions of the European Citizens. American Economic Review, Bd. 92, S. 396-401.
  • Börsch-Supan, A.; Schnabel, R. (1998) Social Security and Declining Labor-Force Participation in Germany. American Economic Review, Bd. 88, S. 173-178.