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Dr. Thorsten Upmann

 

 

Room: V8-137
Phone: +49 521 106-4862 oder +49 521-557-3168
Fax: +49 521 106-89005

E-Mail: tupmann@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de

 

Academic Positions

since 10/2017: Researcher at Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity at the University of Oldenburg (HIFMB)

since 10/2014: Visiting Researcher at the Department of Economics, Bielefeld University

since 08/2001: Member of the CESifo, Research Network, Munich

10/2016 - 03/2017: Lecturer at Paderborn University, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

10/2009 - 09/2014: Associate Professor for Economics (HSP-2020 professorship) at the Mercator School of Management, University Duisburg-Essen

10/2008 - 03/2009: Visiting Full Professor for Public Finance at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt a.M.

04/2003 - 09/2009: Hochschuldozent (equivalent to an Adjunct Associate Professors w/o tenure) at the Institute of Mathematical Economics (IMW), Bielefeld University

04/2002 - 03/2003: Visiting Full Professor at the Interdisciplinary Institute for Environmental Economics, University of Heidelberg

09/1996 - 03/2002: Assistant Professor at the IMW, Bielefeld University

12/1992 - 08/1996: Research Assistant at the IMW, Bielefeld University

 

Academic Education

02/2002: Habilitation at the Department of Economics and Management, Bielefeld University; {\bf venia legendi in Economics} (postdoctoral lecture qualification)

08/1996: Doctorate in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Department of Economics and Management, Bielefeld University

11/1992: Diplom-Volkswirt (Master degree in Economics, MSc Econ) at the Department of Economics and Management, Bielefeld University

 

Recent Publications in Refereed Journals (since 2013)

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `Optimal Taxation under a Consumption Target', forthcoming in Social Choice and Welfare.

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `Price Effects on Compound Commodities', forthcoming in The Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Julia Müller and Thorsten Upmann, `Centralised Labour Market Negotiations: Strategic Behaviour Curbs Employment', forthcoming in Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2017.

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `The Generalized Alchian-Allen Theorem: A Slutsky Equation for Relative Demand', Economic Inquiry, 53(4), 1893-1907, 2015.

Stefan Behringer and Thorsten Upmann, `Optimal Harvesting of a Spatial Renewable Resource', Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 42, 105-120, 2014.

Laszlo Goerke, Frederik Herzberg and Thorsten Upmann, `Failure of Ad Valorem and Specific Tax Equivalence under Uncertainty', International Journal of Economic Theory, 10(4), 387-402, 2014.

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `A Single Parent's Labor Supply: Evaluating Different Child Care Fees within an Intertemporal Framework', BE Journal of Theoretical Economics, 14(1), 177-215, 2014.

Thorsten Upmann and Julia Müller, `The Structure of Firm-Specific Labour Unions', Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 170(2), 336-364, 2014.

David Schüller, Harald Tauchmann, Thorsten Upmann and Daniel Weimar, `Pro-Social Behavior in the TV Show Come Dine with Me: An Empirical Investigation', Journal of Economic Psychology, 45, 44-55 2014.

Thomas Eichner and Thorsten Upmann, `The (Im)Possibility of Overprovision of Public Goods in Interjurisdicitional Tax Competition', FinanzArchiv / Public Finance Analysis, 70(2), 218-248, 2014.

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `A Conditional Demand Approach to the Alchian-Allen Effect', Economics Letters, 120(3), 546-551, 2013.

Junichi Minagawa and Thorsten Upmann, `A Note on Parental Time Allocation', Labour Economics, 25, 153-157, 2013.

Pamela Wicker, Joachim Prinz, Daniel Weimar, Christian Deutscher and Thorsten Upmann, `No Pain, no Gain? Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer', International Journal of Sport Finance, 8, 124-139, 2013.

Thorsten Upmann, `Pricing Onion Options: A Probabilistic Approach', International Journal of Financial Research, 4(4), 11-25, 2013.

 

Complete List of Publications

 

Aktuelles

Invited Lecture

2018-10-17

Herbert Dawid will give an invited lecture on 'Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance' at the CeNDEF@20 Workshop at the University of Amsterdam on October 18, 2018. Also Sander van der Hoog will give a presentation on 'Assessing Macroprudential Stabilization Policies with the Eurace 2.0 Model'.

Master Thesis Award

2018-09-28

A master graduate in Quantitative Economics -- Le Quynh Nhu Nguyen--  is awarded a Prize for the best Master thesis with practical relevance by the Erich-Gutenberg Gesellschaft (Herford). The Master thesis was supervised by J.-Prof. Anna Zaharieva and Prof. Herbert Dawid.

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New Journal Article Accepted

2018-09-17

Huberts N, Dawid H, Kort PM, Huisman K. Entry Deterrence by Timing Rather than Overinvestment in a Strategic Real Options Framework. European Journal of Operational Research. Accepted.

New Working Paper

2018-09-13

Neugart, M. und Zaharieva, A. (2018) Social Networks, Promotions, and the Glass-Ceiling-Effect Center for Mathematical Economics Working Paper No. 601

Invited Talk

2018-09-10

Philipp Harting gave an invited talk on 'Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance' at the 10th Workshop on Dynamic Models in Economics and Finance MDEF  (hhttp://www.mdef.it/meetings/mdef-2018/) on September 6, 2018 in Urbino, Italy.

Seminar Talk

2018-09-10

Philipp Harting gave a seminar talk on 'Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance' at the University of Pisa on September 11, 2018.

New Journal Article Accepted

2018-09-03

Dawid H., Harting P,. and van der Hoog,  S. (2018), Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance,
Industrial and Corporate Change

New EU Project

2018-07-20

The European Union has selected the project GROWINPRO ('Growth Welfare Innovation Productivity')for funding under the Horizon 2020 Call 'TRANSFORMATIONS-14-2018 — Supply and demand-oriented economic policies to boost robust growth in Europe – Addressing the social and economic challenges in Europe'. The ETACE members Herbert Dawid, Philipp Harting and Anna Zaharieva are members of the project consortium. The project will run for 3 years and receive funding of about 3 Mio Euro, with 240.000 EURO going to Bielefeld University.

New Handbook on Computational Economics

2018-07-16

The 4th volume of the Handbook of Computational Economics with title 'Heterogeneous Agent Modeling' has just been published. It includes a survey on 'Agent-based Macroeconomics' co-authored by Herbert Dawid and many other surveys of the state of the art in different areas closely related to ETACE research.

BA 2025 Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Zeiten von Digitalisierung und Arbeitskräftemangel

2018-06-29

A public lecture at the ZIF with a topic "BA 2025 Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Zeiten von Digitalisierung und Arbeitskräftemangel" will be given by Michael Köster from the German Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) on the 4th of July (18:15). The talk will be in German, please, see the poster for more details.

Migration and Refugees from a Global Labour Market Perspective

2018-06-29

A workshop at the ZIF with a title "Migration and Refugees from a Global Labour Market Perspective" will be held on the 5-6th of July. It is an interdisciplinary workshop, but there are several presentations by economists on the program.

CEF 2018

2018-06-28

ETACE 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/.

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