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Heiner Flassbeck

Heiner Flassbeck graduated in economics from Saarland University, Germany; Ph. D. from Free University, Berlin; honorary professor at Hamburg University; with the UNCTAD secretariat since 2000; since 2003 director of the division on globalisation and development strategies; leader of the team preparing the Trade and Development Report. Former Vice Minister of Finance in Germany and Chief Economist of the German Institute of Economic Research in Berlin.