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Heinz Kohler
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Curriculum Vitae

(July 2000)

Born August 19, 1934 - Berlin, Germany (U.S. naturalization 1960)

Department of Economics
Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
Tel.: 413-542-2083

P.O. Box 147
Montague, MA 01351-0147
Phone: 413-367-9684


Free University, Berlin, Germany, A.B. (equivalent) 1957
The University of Michigan, M.A. 1958, Ph.D. 1961
Amherst College, M.A. (honorary) 1969



I. Full-time

University of Michigan
Teaching Fellow in Economics, 1959-60
Lecturer in Economics, 1961

Amherst College
Assistant Professor of Economics, 1961-64
Associate Professor of Economics, 1964-69
Professor of Economics, 1969-1990
Willard Long Thorp Professor of Economics, 1990-
Chairman, Department of Economics, 1963-64; 1970-71, 1976-78, 1984-85, 1996-97

II. Part-time

Mount Holyoke College
Visiting Professor, 1964-70, 1973-74

Smith College
Visiting Professor, 1962-64

University of Massachusetts
Visiting Professor, 1962, 1964-69, 1972-73, 1976-78, 1986-1993



I. Preferred

Introductory Economics
Comparative Economic Systems
Intermediate Microeconomics

II. Other experience

Intermediate Macroeconomics
Money and Banking
International Economics
History of Economic Thought
Urban Problems
Industrial Organization
Public Finance



University of Michigan
Research Assistant, 1957-60
Ford Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, 1960-61
Research Associate, 1961

American Council of Learned Societies Slavic Research Fellow, 1962

Ford Foundation Research Fellow, 1967

National Science Foundation Faculty Research Fellow, 1974-75

Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, 1988-90

Part-time consultant to Educational Testing Service, Barnes and Noble, Dryden, International Arts and Sciences Press, Rand McNally, South-Western College Publishing



I. Articles

"On East Germany's Foreign Economic Relations," Social Research (Sum. 1962), 225-37.

"East Germany's Terms of Trade, 1950-61," Kyklos, 2 (1963) 286-302.

"Doing Research on East Germany," Eastern European Economics (Win. 1964-65), 3-6 (with Frederic L. Pryor).

"Love and Economics: The Experience of Communes and Communists," in General Systems Theorizing, 1976 Proceedings of the Society for General Systems Research.

"The PAPO Rule," New Liberal Arts Program News, March 1990.

"Soviet Central Planning," Chap. 1 in David Kennett and Marc Lieberman, The Road to Capitalism: Economic Transformation in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. New York: Dryden, 1992.

II. Books

East Germany's Economic Integration into the Communist Bloc (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan, Dissertation, 1961).

Economic Integration in the Soviet Bloc. New York: F.A. Praeger, 1965.

Welfare and Planning: An Analysis of Capitalism versus Socialism. New York: Wiley, 1966. Including Japanese, Spanish, and Swedish translations. 2nd ed. Huntington, NY: Krieger, 1979.

Scarcity Challenged: An Introduction to Economic. New York: Holt, 1968. Including Study Guide and Instructor's Manual. also Brazilian edition in Portuguese.

Readings in Economics. New York: Holt, 1968; 2nd ed., 1969.

Economics: The Science of Scarcity. Hinsdale, IL: Dryden, 1970. Including Programmed Study Guide and Instructor's Manual.

What Economics Is All About. Hinsdale, IL: Dryden, 1972.

Economics and Urban Problems. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1973.

Scarcity and Freedom: An Introduction to Economics. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1977, including Instructor's Manual.

Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory and Applications. Glenview, IL: Scott, 1982, 3rd edition, 1990, including Student Workbook and Instructor's Manual.

Essentials of Statistics. Glenview, IL: Scott, 1988.

Comparative Economic Systems. Glenview, IL: Scott, 1989.

Economics. Lexington, MA: Heath, 1992. Including split versions Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Student Workbook (for 3 versions of text), Instructor's Manual and Test Bank.

Statistics for Business and Economics. Glenview, IL: Scott, 1985. 2nd ed., 1988; 3rd ed., 1994. Including Chinese and Spanish editions. Supplements include Student Workbook, Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Bank, Exam-Science (a computerized test generator), Electronic Teaching Assistant.

Economic Systems and Human Welfare: A Global Survey. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western, 1997. Including Instructor’s Manual with Test Item File.

Statistics for Business and Economics, Excel Enhanced. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western, 2002. 1st Edition., Supplements include Student Workbook, Instructor's Resource CD-ROM.

Statistics for Business and Economics, Minitab Enhanced. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western, 2002. 1st Edition., Supplements include Student Workbook, Instructor's Resource CD-ROM.

III. Computer-Related

DAYSAL-2, computer programs to accompany Statistics for Business and Economics (1988).

Using Kohler with DAYSAL or MINITAB. Glenview, IL: Scott, 1988.

SYSTEMS-1, computer programs to accompany Comparative Economic Systems (1989).

KOHLER-3, computer programs to accompany Intermediate Microeconomics (1990).

MACEC, MICEC, and TEST BANK -- three computer programs to accompany Economics (1992).

SYSTEMS, computer programs to accompany Economic Systems and Human Welfare (1997).

Student Resource CD-ROM and Instructors Resource CD-ROM to accompany Statistics for Business and Economics (2002)










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