Dr. Dietz studied economics, politics and mathematics at Innsbruck and Berlin, was a research assistant at the Free and Technical University (1969-74), an employee at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (1975-97), a consultant of Eastern European Governments on behalf of the EU and OECD, and has also been a director in several companies. Dr. Dietz is a coach, trainer, economist, systems analyst, angel business consultant, and financial market specialist. He is the author of several books, including Geld und Schuld - eine ökonomische Theorie der Gesellschaft.