Academic Placements

Doctorate awarded in 2019

Dr. Lasha Chochua

Title of Dissertation: Essays in International Trade Policy and Social Choice under Ambiguity
Placement: PostDoc at Bielefeld University 

Doctorate awarded in 2018

Dr. Ghislain Herman Demeze

Title of Dissertation: Essays on repeated Games  
Placement: PostDoc at Bielefeld University 

Dr. Serhat Gezer

Title of Dissertation: Dynamic and Strategic Analysis of Innovations
Placement: PostDoc at Bielefeld University   

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



Bielefeld-Amsterdam Fellowship

A special funding opportunity for a project with mobility Bielefeld-Amsterdam is available in 2019
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Lasha Chochua

Lasha Chochua successfully defended his thesis on "Essays in International Trade Policy and Social Choice under Ambiguity"



BiGSEM student Lasha Chochua will defend his doctoral thesis. It will take place in U3-140 at 2 pm on Wednesday January 16.

BiGSEM Workshop

The 13th BiGSEM Doctoral Workshop on Economic Theory took place at Bielefeld University earlier this week. The annual event is entirely organized by doctoral students for doctoral students. Out of a pool of applications, sixteen speakers where invited to talk about their research in various fields of theoretical economics. All of these talks took place in the plenary hall of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research amidst the green of the Teutoburg Forest. Afterwards, everybody returned home with new ideas and concepts. Pictures

Serhat Gezer

Serhat Gezer successfully defended his thesis on "Dynamic and Strategic Analysis of Innovations"