Günther Chaloupek

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Günther Chaloupek (2012)

Günther Karl Chaloupek (born July 5, 1947 in Zwentendorf an der Donau , Lower Austria ) is an Austrian economist .


The son of the teacher and member of the National Council, Ferdinand Chaloupek , graduated from the federal high school in Krems on the Danube and studied law at the University of Vienna ( Dr. jur. 1969). As a Fulbright scholar, he studied economics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence , Kansas , from 1970 to 1971 , where he graduated with an MA . Since 1972 he has been working in the Chamber for Workers and Salaried Employees Vienna in the economics department founded by Eduard März , from 1986 to 2011 as its head. In 2011 Chaloupek was appointed head of the economic sector in the Chamber of Labor and Employees, followed by Markus Marterbauer as head of department .

From 1976 to 1992, Chaloupek was managing director of the Advisory Board for Economic and Social Issues of the Joint Commission. He acted as the editorial director of the journal Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft as well as Vice-President of the Austrian Public Debt Committee and the Board of Directors of the Austrian Post Savings Bank .

He is the author of publications on questions of economic policy and economic history as well as co-author of an Austrian industrial history and an economic history of Vienna. Since 1985, he has headed the Dr. Benedikt Kautsky . Markus Marterbauer succeeded him in this role in 2013.


  • Austrian trade history , 2012

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Entry on Günther Chaloupek et al: Österreichische Handelsgeschichte in the Austria Forum