Summer Term 2014

08.04.2014     Elmar Hillebrand

Directed technical change, banks and economic growth

15.04.2014     Serhat Gezer

Durable-Goods Monopolists, Bounded-Rational Consumers, and Improving Products

22.04.2014     Toni Glaser

Migration Experience, Aspirations and the Brain Drain - Theory and Empirical Evidence

29.04.2014     Christopher Gertz

A Lemon Market Analysis with Two-sided Asymmetric Information and a Continuum of Quality Levels

06.05.2014     Philipp Külpmann

Procrastination in Teamwork

13.05.2014     Martin Lunge

An Agent-based Disequilibrium Model of a Small-scaled Closed Economy

20.05.2014     Sheng Bi

Coordination friction, hiring discrimination, and skill formation

27.05.2014     Lasha Chochua

Trade Policy Determination under Lobbying and Unorganized, but Responsive Voters

03.06.2014     Stefan Berens

The Source of Funding for R&D

10.06.2014     Ghislain Herman Demeze Juatsa

Characterisation of the default of cooperation in finitely repeated games

17.06.2014     Quji Bichia

Social Learning in Networks with Heterogeneous Agents

24.06.2014     Phemelo Tamasiga

Gains from Openness with Heterogeneous Firms

01.07.2014     Thu HIen Dao

Can investments in poor countries help reduce migratory pressure on rich countries?

08.07.2014     Zainab Iftikhar

Brain gain in presence of replacement costs

15.07.2014     Hung Ly Dai

A general equilibrium of global imbalance with endogenous portfolio choice






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"



BiGSEM student Serhat Gezer will defend his doctoral thesis. It will take place in U3-140 at 2 pm on Friday November 23.

New visiting PhD student

Elena Iakimova from University of Calabria (IT) is taking part in BiGSEM as a visiting student in the time from 01/10/2018 to 28/02/2019. Her research interests are mainly focused on energy resources.


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!