!!Martin Weber - Biography

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber is a Senior Professor at the School of Management, University of Mannheim. Born in 1952, he studied mathematics and business administration and received his Ph.D. as well as his habilitation for business administration from the University of Aachen. He spent about 3 years as visiting scholar at UCLA, at the Wharton School, at Stanford University and at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. His main interests lie in the area of household finance, behavioral finance, and its psychological foundations.
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He is the author of numerous publications in these areas and co-author of textbooks on decision analysis and banking. Sprecher (Director) 1997-2002 and Stellvertretender Sprecher (Deputy Director) 2003-2008 for the Sonderforschungsbereich 504 of the German National Science Foundation (Rationality, Decision Making and Economic Modelling) and he serves on the editorial board of various national and international journals. Dekan (Dean) of the Faculty for Business Administration, University of Mannheim (4/2004 - 03/2006). Member of The German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina, Member of The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree by the University of M√ľnster in June 2007.\\ \\