Colloquium Summer Term 2016

Summer 2016


Date Speaker Title
12.04.2016 Sevak Alaverdyan

''Why do migrant workers rely more often on referrals?''

19.04.2016 Stefan Berens

"Impartial Observer under Uncertainty"

26.04.2016 Philip Bergmann / Philipp Külpmann

Philip Bergmann:

Oil Prices, Energy Shares, and Macroeconomic Responses: An Empirical Investigation

Philipp Külpmann:

Can higher-order beliefs about cognitive abilities lead to coordination failure?

03.05.2016 Michael Günther

R&D cluster formation under vertical product differentiation

10.05.2016 Mathieu Boullot

"Secular stagnation, liquidity trap and rational asset price bubbles"

17.05.2016 Lasha Chochua

"Stepping Stones or Stumbling Blocks - Is Free Trade System a Stable Outcome?!"

24.05.2016 Herman Demeze

The Welfare Economics of Tactical Voting in Democracies: A Partial Identification Equilibrium Analysis

07.06.2016 Serhat Gezer

Delaying Product Innovation in a Duopoly: A Strategic Dynamic Analysis

21.06.2016 Felix Hagemann


28.06.2016 Oliver Claas

Wage Differentiation and Efficient Bargaining in a Macroeconomic Model

05.07.2016 Nadja Maraun / Ashenafi Thesome Guta

"Matching Strategies of Heterogeneous Agents in a University Clearinghouse" /

"Job polarization and the growing wage inequality in developing countries"

12.07.2016 Elena Orlova / Felix Hagemann

"Evolution of Social Preferences and Cognitive Intelligence"

"Supply Chain Network Formation in the era of smart products"

19.07.2016 Marieke Pahlke / Torben Koch

Trading Volume, Public Announcements and Heterogeneous Risk Aversion  /

Utility Maximization with discretionary stopping under multiple priors





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!