Wolfgang Wiegard

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Wolfgang Wiegard
Born (1946-02-17) February 17, 1946 (age 71)
Berlin, Germany
Nationality German
Field Public finance
School or
Neoclassical economics

Wolfgang Wiegard (born February 17, 1946) is a German economist and member of the German Council of Economic Experts. He served as chairman of the council from April 2002 to March 2005.[1]

Born in Berlin, Wiegard studied at the University of Heidelberg, receiving his doctoral degree in economics in 1981. Since 1999 Wiegard holds a tenured professorship in economics at the University of Regensburg.[1]

Wiegard is considered a strong proponent of neoclassical supply-side economics. He is also a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.[2]