Roland, Gérard 1954-

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ROLAND, Gérard 1954-

PERSONAL: Born October 3, 1954, in Jemappes, Belgium; son of Yves (a bank manager) and Marie Thérèse (a homemaker; maiden name, Leclercq) Roland; married Heddy Riss, November 19, 1980; children: Elsa, Florence, Juliette. Education: Free University of Brussels, B.A., 1983, M.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1988.

ADDRESSES: Home—7085 Broadway Terr., Oakland, CA 94611. Offıce—Department of Economics, 627 Evans Hall, No. 3880, University of California—Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720; fax: 510-642-6615. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, faculty member, 1988-91, associate professor, 1991-96, professor of economics, 1996-2001, Jean Monnet Professor, 2000—. University of California, Berkeley, professor of economics, 2001—. Collegium Budapest, visiting fellow, 1993-94; University of London, ENTER Professor, 1996; University of Michigan, visiting professor at William Davidson Institute, 1997, research fellow, 1997—; Stanford University, fellow at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1998-99; visiting professor at Catholic University of Louvain, 1988-89, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1989-90, University of California—Davis, 1990-91, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1992-93, Studienzentrum Gerzensee, 1996-97, University of Oslo, 1997, and Bank of Finland, 2000; visiting researcher at Stanford University, 1994, and at institutions in Stockholm, Sweden, and Milan, Italy, 1995; guest on television and radio programs. Centre d'Economie Mathématique et d'Econométrie, president, 1992-96; New Economic School, Moscow, Russia, member of international advisory board, 1999—. Basic Income European Network, founding member, 1986—; consultant to Commission of the European Communities and World Bank.

MEMBER: European Economic Association, Association for Comparative Economic Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS: Medal, University of Helsinki, 1996; officer of the Order of Leopold II, 1997.


La valeur d'usage chez Karl Marx, Université de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium), 1985.

Economie politique du système soviétique, Harmattan (Paris, France), 1989.

(With others) Flexible Integration: Towards a More Effective and Democratic Europe, [London, England], 1995.

Transition and Economics: Politics, Markets, and Firms, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2000.

Contributor to books, including Systemic Change and Stabilization in Eastern Europe, edited by L. Csaba, Dartmouth (London, England), 1991; Corporate Governance in Transitional Economies: Insider Control and the Role of Banks, edited by M. Aoki and H. K. Kim, World Bank, 1996; Advances in Economic Theory, Volume 2, edited by D. Kreps and K. Wallis, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1997; Lessons from the Economic Transition, edited by S. Zecchini, Kluwer, 1997; and Planning, Shortage, and Transformation, edited by E. Maskin and A. Simonovits, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2000. Codirector of the series "Pays de l'Est," Harmattan (Paris, France), 1989-91; associate editor of "Transition Economics Abstracts" series, 1997—. Contributor to periodicals, including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Transforming Economies and Societies, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of Public Economics, International Economic Review, and Journal of Political Economy. Economics of Transition, associate editor, 1991-98, editor, 1998—. Associate editor, European Economic Review, 1991-96, Economic Systems, 1991—, Journal of Comparative Economics, 1995-2000, and European Journal of Political Economy, 1997—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on comparative politics.

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