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Doctorate awarded in 2016

Dr. Lan Sun

Title of Dissertation: Essays on Two-Player Games with Asymmetric Information
Placement: Lecturer at School of Economics and Management, Yunnan Normal University

 

Dr. Philipp Külpmann

Title of Dissertation: Essays on Teamwork
Placement: PostDoc at the University of Graz
Homepage: www.kuelpmann.org

 

Doctorate awarded in 2015

Dr. Juanxi Wang

Title of Dissertation: Modelling and Estimation of Dynamic Instability in Complex Econometric Systems
Placement: Research associate in the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK

 

Dr. Benoit Decerf

Research Interests: poverty, public economics, mechanism design and microeconomic theory
Placement: Assistant Professor in Namur University, Belgium
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Doctorate awarded in 2014

Dr. Michiel van de Leur

Title of Dissertation: Essays on markets over random networks and learning in Continuous Double Auctions
Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher at Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Doctorate awarded in 2012

Dr. Sonja Brangewitz

Title of Dissertation: Coalitional and Strategic Market Games
Placement: Research Fellow Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Paderborn University

 

Dr. Jeyhun Mammadov

Title of Dissertation: Human Capital Accumulation, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth
Placement: Head of Economics and Management Department, Khazar University

 

Doctorate awarded in 2011

Dr. Anton Bondarev

Title of Dissertation: Dynamic Approach to Heterogeneous Innovations
Placement: Postdoc SCCER Crest, Universität Basel, Schweiz
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Doctorate awarded in 2010

Dr. Tim Hellmann

Title of Dissertation: Stable Networks in Static and Dynamic Models of Network Formation
Placement: Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW), Bielefeld, Assistant Professor
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J.-Prof. Dr. Jan-Henrik Steg

Title of Dissertation: On Singular Control Games - With Applications to Capital Accumulation
Placement: IMW Center for Mathematical Economic, J.-Prof.

 

Doctorate awarded in 2009

Dr. Berno Büchel

Title of Dissertation: Advances in Strategic Network Formation: Preferences, Centrality, and Externalities
Placement Chair of Applied Microeconomics and Business Economic, Universität Freiburg

 

Doctorate awarded in 2008

Dr. Margareta Teodorescu

Title of Dissertation: Autarky versus Free Trade: Catching-up and Overtaking? An Endogenous Growth Approach
Placement: Professor of Economics and Management at FH Bielefeld, University of Applied Sciences

 

Doctorate awarded in 2006

Dr. Marten Hillebrand

Title of Dissertation: Pension Systems, Demographic Change, and the Stock Market
Placement: Chair of Economic Theory (temporary position) at University of Konstanz
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BiGSEM Visiting Student

Dr. Junichi Minagawa

BiGSEM Visiting Student From Summer 2005 To Summer 2006
Placement: Part-time Lecturer,: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
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 Dr. Benteng Zou

Former Post-Doctoral Fellow
Placement: Assistant Professor at the University of Luxembourg
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News

Michael Günther

successfully defended his thesis on "Theory and Application of Renegotiation in Repeated Games". Congratulations!

Michael Günther will defend his thesis

BiGSEM Student, Michael Günther, will defend his thesis on Tuesday, September 19. It will take place at 5 pm in room V10-122.

BiGSEM happily welcomes two new BiGSEM members:

Ms. Fabienne Dascher 
Mr. Jasper Hepp

and three new doctoral students of the EXIDE program are starting their doctoral work at Bielefeld University:

Mr. Erdenebulgan Damdinsuren;
Ms. Mariam Nanumyan;
Ms. Roberta Terranova

We wish our new students a good start and much success with their academic program!

Sevak Alaverdyan has been invited to the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings has selected Sevak Alaverdyan to participate in the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences to be held from 22 - 26 August 2017 in Lindau, Germany. Up to 20 Nobel Laureates and approximately 400 highly-talented young economists  from all over the world will participate in this meeting. Sevak Alaverdyan was selected among 1000 nominated students. Congratulations!

Benoit Decerf has a forthcoming publication in The Journal of Public Economics

The EDEEM graduate Benoit Decerf has a forthcoming publication in The Journal of Public Economics "Why not consider that being absolutely poor is worse than being only relatively poor?", which is a part of his PhD dissertation.

Gregor Böhl is awarded the "SCE 2017 Graduate Student Paper Contest"

The EDEEM student Gregor Böhl has been awarded the "Graduate Student Paper Contest 2017" of the Society for Computational Economics (SCE). The awards have been presented during the international conference "Computing in Economics and Finance" in New York City on Friday, June 30.

We are very happy to congratulate Gregor Böhl who is awarded the "Graduate Student Paper Contest 2017" for his paper "Monetary Policy and Speculative Stock Markets".

New Position at Goethe University Frankfurt

We are glad to announce that Gregor Böhl has landed a job as a post doc at the Goethe University in Frankfurt from 01.06.2017. We wish him all the best and success for his professional and private future.

New Doctoral Representative

The BiGSEM-students have hold their vote on the new doctoral representative. Erdenebulgan Damdinsuren got elected and is from now on acting as a conduit between the doctoral students and the program administration. Congratulations!

 

Ly Dai Hung

Ly Dai Hung successfully defended his thesis on "Productivity Growth and International Capital Flows in an integrated World".

Congratulations!

Ly Dai Hung will defend his thesis

EDEEM student, Hung Ly Dai, will defend his Phd thesis on March 9. It will take place at 1 pm in V8-119.

Jochen Manegold

Jochen Manegold successfully defended his thesis on "Competition in Markets with Intermediaries".

Congratulations!

Dissertation Prize Award

Every year about 260 doctoral students complete successfully their doctoral degree at Bielefeld University. According to the recommendations of the faculties, the "Universitätsgesellschaft Bielefeld" then nominates graduates with outstanding dissertations for its dissertation prize.

This year we are happy to congratulate Dr. Tobias Hellmann who is awarded the dissertation prize 2016 for his Thesis "Essays on the Foster-Hart Measure of Riskiness and Ambiguity in Real Options Games".

Congratulations Tobias!

Nikoleta van Welbergen

Nikoleta van Welbergen successfully defended her thesis on "Information Uncertainty in Auction Theory".

Congratulations!

Lan Sun

Lan Sun successfully defended her thesis on "Essays on Two-Player Games with Asymmetric Information".

Congratulations!

Job Opening: 15 doctoral fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network: Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics (ExSIDE)

ExSIDE is looking for 15 highly motivated doctoral fellows to engage in cutting edge interdisciplinary research combined with a structured curriculum of training activities. The agenda of ExSIDE is to improve our understanding of the role of expectation formation and social influence for economic dynamics and for the optimal design of economic policy. Doctoral fellows will engage in network-wide training activities and carry out research work at two (or three) out of eight European partner universities. Selected candidates will enter a 36 month work contract with the recruiting university of their project.

For more information about ExSIDE and the application procedure see

www.exside-itn.eu

Deadline for Application: January 15, 2017

New ZiF Research Group

Anna Zaharieva together with two colleagues Ursula Mense-Petermann (Faculty of Sociology) and Thomas Welskopp (Faculty of History) successfully applied for an interdisciplinary ZiF Research Group “In Search of the Global Labour Market”. During the ZiF residence period between October 2017 and July 2018 more than 25 research fellows from leading German and foreign Universities will visit Bielefeld in order to join their effort in analyzing labour market globalization tendencies, internationalization patterns and worker mobility flows across the globe.
More information will be frequently updated over here

Defense: Lan Sun and Nikoleta van Welbergen

BiGSEM students Lan Sun and Nikoleta van Welbergen will defend their theses on December 2.

Lan Sun: 10 am in V10-122
Nikoleta van Welbergen: 2 pm in U3-140
 

New BiGSEM Visiting Student

Francesca Grassetti from University of Macerata (IT) is taking part in BiGSEM as a visiting student in the time from 01/11/2016 to 31/01/2017. Her research interests are mainly on nonlinear dynamics applied to economic growth theory.

Welcome!

 

Philipp Külpmann

Philipp Külpmann successfully defended his thesis on "Essays on Teamwork".

Congratulations!

Philipp Külpmann will defend his thesis.

BiGSEM student Philipp Külpmann will defend his Phd thesis on October 17th. It will take place at 11 am in V10-122.

New BiGSEM members

BiGSEM happily welcomes seven new BiGSEM members:

Mr Erdenebulgan Damdinsuren
Mr Simon Hoof
Ms Kerstin Hötte
and
Mr Victor Zapata Garcia

Three of them are starting their doctoral work in the EDEEM program at Bielefeld University:

Mr Alessandro Basurto
Mr Zhaojun Xing

Furthermore, two second year EDEEM doctoral students:

Ms. Madhuri Agrarwal
Mr Quentin Couanau
Mr. Ilya Eryzhenskly

are now doing their research in BiGSEM during for the academic year 2016/17

We wish our new students a good start and much success with their academic program!