Date of Birth: 07/03/1948
Place of birth: Marriage
Born Hans-Werner Sinn married Westphalia (Brake, Westphalia). In the period from 1967 to 1972, the first he studied economics at the University of Munster (University of M & # 252; nster); in 1978, Zinn received his doctorate at the University of Mannheim (University of Mannheim). At the University of Mannheim and Hans got `venia legendi` - right on lecturing; however, it has already happened in 1993.
Since 1984, Zinn has held a full professorial post at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Munich (University of Munich); first administered it were economic issues and insurance, and then - from 1994 - the economy and public finances.
In 1978-79 and 1984-85 - in the breaks between working in Mannheim and Munich - Hans has held professorships at the Canadian University of Western Ontario (University of Western Ontario).
Zinn was possible to work at the London School of Economics (London School of Economics,) and the University of Bergen (Bergen), Stanford (Stanford), Princeton (Princeton) and Jerusalem (Jerusalem).
Since 1988 Hans-Werner Sinn is a professor emeritus at the University of Vienna (University of Vienna).
he directed the activities of the Association of Social Policy (Verein f & # 252; r Socialpolitik) With the first 1997 to 2000-th - fairly well-known group of German-speaking economists. President of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research Zinn began February 1, 1999.
In 2006, he became president even in the International Institute of International Institute of Public Finance.
In 2006, Zinn was considered the fourth most important economist of Germany, according to the compilers reytinga`Handelsblatt`. Research `Ursprung and Zimmer` Zinn put even higher - into second place, just after the Nobel laureate Reinhard Zeltena (Reinhard Selten).
In 2006, Zinn took first place in the ranking by quoting `RePEc`; Finally, in the same year the German `Financial Times` conducted a survey in which he was named one of two German professors who can really attract a large number of students.
Hans-Werner Sinn is published quite active; along with journal articles, he often writes for newspapers and willingly gives interviews. A lot of time Zinn gives radio and television; German viewers had seen it in various talk shows.
? Book Zinn `Ist Deutschland noch zu retten` at the time caused a lot of political debate; Many believe that it is the last etakniga initiated in 2010 reform. More than 100,000 copies have been produced; at the moment this work is considered one of the most famous and popular monographs on public policy. In 2005, Zinn published his work `Die Basar & # 246; konomie`, which became a kind of continuation of the previous book. In 2007, `Ist Deutschland noch zu retten?` Has been translated into English. In October 2008, Zinn has released a new book, `Das gr & # 252; ne Paradoxon`.
In 1989, Zinn was a part of the German Ministry of Economics Advisory Board (Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Economics); In addition, Bavaria Zinn is in the Board of Supervisors `HypoVereinsbank`.
At the moment, Hans-Werner Sinn and his wife live near Munich. They have three adult children.