Honorary Members of the SSES

Professor Ernst Baltensperger
At its General Assembly on 24 June 2010, the SSES voted to award honorary membership of the Society to Professor Ernst Baltensperger, in recognition of his great achievements in connection with the SSES. Ernst Baltensperger is renowned as a scientist both in Switzerland and abroad. He was President of the Society from 1996 to 1999, and editor of our journal for 13 years. Moreover, he has been an active participant in the Swiss economic policy arena: for example, he served as President of the Federal Commission for Economic Affairs (an advisory commission to the Swiss government) for several years, and was Director of the Study Center Gerzensee from 2007 to 2009.