Academic Placements

Doctorate awarded in 2017

Dr. Gregor Böhl









Title of Dissertation: Macrofinance Dynamics, Heterogeneity, and Policy Design
Placement: PostDoc at Goethe University Frankfurt

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


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


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


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


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



BiGSEM Visiting Student

Dr. Junichi Minagawa

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


 Dr. Benteng Zou

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



BiGSEM happily welcomes ExSIDE students

BiGSEM happily welcomes three second year ExSIDE doctoral students who are now doing their research in BiGSEM during the academic year 2018/19:

Ms. Fen Li
Mr. Thanh Son Pham
Mr. Severin Reissl

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

Herman Demeze

Ghislain-Herman Demeze-Jouatsa successfully defended his thesis on "Essays on Repeated Games".



BiGSEM student, Ghislain-Herman Demeze-Jouatsa, will defend his doctoral  thesis. It will take place on Friday September 21 at 2 pm in V10-122.

ExSIDE Research Training School

The ExSIDE Research Training School will take place from the 12th of September until the 14th of September 2018 at the Bielefeld University

BGTS mobility grants

Congratulations! Ghislain Herman Demeze successfully applied for the BGTS mobility grants.

Successful ExSIDE Second Network-Wide Training Event

in March at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris. Our doctoral studens participate at these training event R. Terranova, M. Nanumyan, E. Damdinsuren, S. Reissl, F. Li, T.S. Pham ...

CEF 2018

Nine BiGSEM members actively participated and presented papers at  the 24th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2018) in Milano http://comp-econ.org/CEF_2018/.

Call for Papers

13th BiGSEM Doctoral Workshop on Economic Theory

Bielefeld University, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF)

December 10-11, 2018

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 15, 2018