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Current Teaching and Research Positions
Fields: Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Public Finance, Industrial Organization, International Finance
The New School, New York, 79 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003, USA
Research Associate, Center for Empirical Macroeconomics, Bielefeld University,
33615 Bielefeld, Germany
Research Associate, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New
School, New York
Research Associate, Center for European Economic Research, Mannheim
E-mail: semmlerw@newschool.edu
Down-loadable publications: www.newschool.edu/nssr/cem

Education and Degrees
Technical Education, 1965-1966
Study of Economics, Mathematics and Social Sciences at the Universities of Hamburg, Munich and Berlin, 1966-1973
Dissertation fellowship for a dissertation in Mathematical Economics, 1971-1973
Dissertation on "Multisectoral Theories of Growth", Ph.D. (Dr.rer.pol.), Summa cum Laude, Free University of Berlin, 1976
Habilitation (Post Doctoral Degree), Free University of Berlin, 1980


Previous Academic Positions
Lecturer, Free University of Berlin, 1976-1978
Assistant Professor, American University, 1979-1980
Assistant Professor, New School, New York, 1980-1987
Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at the New School, New York, 1987
Promoted to Full Professor at the New School, New York, 1994
Bielefeld University, Co-Director of the Center for Empirical Macroeconomics, 1997-2007

Visiting Scholar
Humboldt University, Berlin, Fall 2010
Stanford University, 1990 - 1991
Columbia University, 1978-1979
Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la
Planication, Paris, June 1983 to January 1984.

Visiting Positions
Fulbright Professor, University of Economics, Vienna, Fall 2012
Visiting Professor, University of Marseille/Aix, Juli-August 2001
Visiting Professor, Fortis Bank Professor, Antwerp, Belgium, June-Juli 2000
Visiting Professor, Tokyo (Chuo University), Lectures on Monetary Economics, May 1994
Visiting Professor, UNAM-University, Mexico, Lecture series on "Macroeconomics and Finance", December 1991
Visiting Professor, UNAM-University, Mexico-City, December 1988
Visiting Professor, University of Bremen, West Germany, May-July 1986
Visiting Professor, University of Orleans, France, May-June 1981

Professional Appointments
Guest Lecturer on Financial Economics for the Quantitative European Doctorate Program in Economics,
Venice (June 2000), Alicante (June 2002), Lisboa (June 2004)
Project Evaluator for National Science Foundations of Austria, Germany, Belgium, France and UK
Project Evaluator for Research Projects of the EU-Commission, April 2008
Project Evaluator for Research Projects of the EU-Commission, April 2010
Project Evaluator for Research Projects of the EU-Commission, April 2012
Dissertation Committee, University Marseille/Aix, 2005
Dissertation Committees, Bielefeld University, 1997-2007
Dissertation Committees, University of Darmstadt, 2006, 2009

Ranking, Awards and Grants
RePEc world-wide ranking of economists, top 5 percent
Grant from the German Science Foundation, jointly with Stephan Klasen, on Infrastructure against Climate Risk, August 2012-2013
Thyssen Foundation grant for a two year speaker series on Global Warming and Renewable Energy, August 2012-August 2014
One year grant from the ZEW, Mannheim, on a research project on: Financial Stress and Economic Dynamics: Asymmetries within and Across
European Countries, June 2012-June 2013
Fulbright Professorship, University of Business and Economics,Vienna, Fall/Winter 2011/2012
Grant from the IMK, Germany, on "The Economics of Global Warming II: Renewable Energy, September 2011"
Grant from the Walker Foundation on "The Economics of Global Warming II: Renewable Energy, September 2011"
Grant from the Walker Foundation on "The Economics of Global Warming", April 2010
Grant from the Thyssen Foundation on "The Economics of Global Warming", April 2010
EU Research Project on "European Knowledge Based Economies", 2004- 2008
Research Project on "Fiscal Policy in Europe and the US", nanced by the CEPA (New York) and the State Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany, 1997-2005
Research Project, jointly with Prof. Malte Sieveking, on "Optimal Resource Exploitation", nanced by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), 1990-1993
Research Grant from American Council of Learned Societies on "Market Structure and Competition: Theories and Empirical Evidence", August 1978 to August 1979, published as a book at Colombia University Press, 1984.
Research Award from the New School, Research on "Finance and Macroeconomics" undertaken at Stanford University, February 1990 to September 1990.

Consulting Activities
Evaluator of EU Research Projects, EU Commission, Brussels, May 2012, April 2010, April 2008
International Labor Organization (ILO), Consultant on Estimating Employment Effects Using Okun's Law and participants of a research group on a Macroeconometric Multi-Country Model, July 2012 to June 2013
Participant of a research project on the Financial Stress and Economic Dynamics, funded by the ZEW, Mannheim, June 2012 to June 2013
International Labor Organization (ILO), Consultant and team leader on research on "The Employment Eects of Climate Policies", published as section in World of Work Report, ILO, Geneva, September 2009
World Bank, Project on Growth and Fiscal Policy, 2005-7
Deutsche Bundesbank, Discussion Group on European Unemployment, 2005
European Central Bank, 2006, ECB working paper no 666 (jointly with Ekkehard Ernst and Gang Gong)

Invited and Plenary Speaker and Selected Presentations
Vienna, invited to a research team at IIASA, to work out a large research project on 'Growth and Global Warming, May 17, 2013
Prague, Conference on Economic Modeling, plenary speaker, June, 2013
University of Rome, invited speaker and panel discussion on the EU Crisis, July 2-3, 2013
Center for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Conference on Advances in Macroeconomics, Keynote Speaker, July 14, 2013
Oviedo, Spain, invited speaker, to International Conference on Computational in Economics and Finance, December 4-6, 2012
Moscow, Lomonosov University, June 2012, plenary speaker, Fifth Global Studies Conference
University of Sevilla, conference on Economic Modelling, invited speaker, June 2012
Catholic University of Milan, conference on the Financial-Real Interaction, invited speaker, October 2011
St. Petersburg University, Conference on Growth and Trade, invited speaker, September 2011
Kuznets Institute, Conference on Cycles and LongWaves, University of Kiev, invited speaker, May 2011
Guangzhou University, Conference on Financial Stability, invited speaker, April 2011
Reykjavik, Iceland, invited speaker to the conference on Financial Instability, September, 2010.
Winter Meeting of the American Econometric Society, Atlanta, January, 2010
Annual Meeting of the American Social Science Association, Atlanta, January 2010
Reykjavik, Iceland, invited speaker to the conference on Managing Financial Crises, September, 2009.
Johann von Goethe University, Frankfurt, invited speaker to a conference in honor of Bertram Schefold, February 2009.
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, invited speaker on "Growth and Inequality", November 2008.
World Bank Workshop on "Growth and Fiscal Policy", June 2006
International Economic Institute, Washington, D.C., March 2006
Winter Meeting of the American Econometric Society, Philadelphia,January 2005
Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, Boston, January 2006
Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, Chicago, January 1998
Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Seminar, May 2005,May 2006, June 2007, July 2008
Deutsche Bundesbank, Conference, November 2004
European Economic Association, Toulouse 1998, Santiago Di Compostela, 2000
American Economic Association, New Orleans, January 2000
Chuo University and Meiji University, invited speaker to a conference on economic dynamics, Tokyo, August 2005
University of Ancona, June 2003
CEPREMAP, Paris, July 2003
University of Louvain, June 2000
University of Antwerp, June 2000
Catholic University of Milano, March 1998, June 1999, November 2008

Academic Memberships
New York Academy of Sciences, American Council on Germany, American Economic Association, Econometric Society, European Economic Society, Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik, Oekonomie und Operations Research, Econometric Society, Society of Computational Economics, Society of Economic Dynamics, International Society of Public Finance, Society of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Referee
Zeitschrift fuer Nationaloekonomie, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Econometrica, European Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Journal of Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Journal of Mathematical Social Sciences, Metroeconomica, The Economic Journal, Public Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer Verlag, MIT Press, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press.

Scientic Committees, Advisory Boards, and Editorial Boards
Scientic Advisory Board of the Society of Computation in Economics and Finance, starting Spring 2013
Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal "Investment and Innovation", since 2009
Scientic Committee and Executive Board of the Society of Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 1999-2008.
Program Committee of the annual Conference on Computation in Finance and Economics and Computation & Statistics
Political Economy, editorial board, Greek Journal, Athens, since 1999
Momento Economico, editorial board, Mexican Journal, Mexico City, since 1998-
Investigacion Economica, editorial board, Mexican Journal, UNAM, Mexico
City, 2008-
METU Studies in Development, editorial board, Turkish Economic Journal, Ankara, 2008-
External Member of Studies in Financial Markets and Macroeconomics, University
of Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2007-
Guest Editor of Special Issues of Journals
Guest co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol 37, no 8, 2013.
Guest co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization on the Financial Crisis, 2013
Guest co-editor, Journal Economic Dynamics and Control, special issue, forthcoming 2012/2013
Guest co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol 34, no 9, 2010.
International Labor Organization (ILO), Consultant and team leader on research on "The Employment Eects of Climate Policies", published as World of Work Report, ILO, Geneva, September 2009.
Guest editor of a special issue of the Journal Computational Economics on Advances in Asset Pricing and Dynamic Portfolio Decisions, vol. 29, no. 3-4, 2007.
Guest editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization on "Dynamic Models with Multiple Equilibria", vol. 57, no. 4, 2005.

Administrative Positions
Chair of the Department of Economics, New School, June 2005-2008
Chair of the Department of Economics, New School, May 1994-August 1995
Acting Chair of the Department of Economics, New School, May 1989- December 1989

Editor of Book Series
"Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance", jointly with Stefan Mittnik, Springer Publishing House, Heidelberg/New York.
"Dynamic Economics" (co-editor), Lang Publication, Bern

Journalistic Activities
Newspaper Article for "Die Zeit", monthly column in Spiegel-online, 2004- 2009, frequent interviews with Newspapers and Radio Stations in Italy, Hungary, China and Germany.

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