Colloquium Schedule

18.10.2016     Nadja Maraun

Matching Strategies of Heterogeneous Agents in a University Clearinghouse

25.10.2016     Madhuri Agarwal

Contract teachers and learning outcomes: Evidence from elementary schools in India

08.11.2016     Ilya Eryzhensky

Endogenous Borrowing Constraints and Rational Bubbles in a Lifecycle Economy.

15.11.2016     Niklas Herzig

A Resource-Based Theory of Multi-Product Firms in International Trade

22.11.2016     Ly Dai Hung

A model of world venture capitalism

29.11.2016     Simon Hoof    

The Recursive Bargaining Problem

06.12.2016     BiGSEM Workshop

13.12.2016     Phemelo Tamasiga / Philipp Möhlmeier

"Quantifying Gains from Trade and FDI with Heterogenous firms" / „Stability of Customer Relationship Networks“

20.12.2016     Dirk Kohlweyer

"Evolution of Coordinated Behaviour in a Heterogeneous World"

10.01.2017     Martin Lunge

"Technical Progress, Fragmentation of Production and Income Inequality"

17.01.2017     Mariya Mitkova

"Experience accumulation, promotions and professional careers in a frictional labour market with on-the-job search"

24.01.2017     Sevak Alaverdyan

"Search Channels of Workers and Firms over the Business Cycle"

31.01.2017     Stefan Berens

"The Stability of Global Trade Networks"




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!

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