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Prof. Dr. Herbert Dawid

Prof. Dr. Herbert Dawid
Chair for Economic Theory and Computational Economics

Raum: W8-106
Telefon: +49 521 106-4843
 

E-Mail: hdawid@uni-bielefeld.de

Office Hours: Tuesday, 14:00 - 15:00 

 


Current Positions

Chair for Economic Theory and Computational Economics (W3), Department of Business Administration and Economics,  Bielefeld University, 2010 - present

Full Professor,  Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW), Bielefeld University, 2004 - present

Chairman, Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management (BiGSEM), 2009- present

Director, Bielefeld Graduate School in Theoretical Sciences (BGTS), 2017-present

Coordinator, Marie Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Network 'Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics (ExSIDE)', 2017-2021

Coordinator, European Doctorate in Economics - Erasmums Mundus (EDEEM)', 2014-2019

Deputy Director of the Institute for Technologial Innovation, Market Development and Entrepreneurship (iTIME)

Full Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests: 

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Industry Dynamics
  • Social and Economic Networks
  • Agent-based Computational Economics
  • Dynamic Issues in Economic Policy Design
  • Optimal Control and Differential Games

 

Selected Recent Publications:

Dawid, H. and D. Delli Gatti (2018), 'Agent-based Macroeconomics', in C. Hommes and B. LeBaron (Eds.) "Handbook of Computational Economics Vol. 4: Heterogeneous Agent Modeling", North-Holland, pp. 63-156.

Dawid, H., Harting, P. and M. Neugart (2018), 'Cohesion Policy and Inequality Dynamics: Insights from a Heterogeneous Agents Macroeconomic Model', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 150, 220-255.

Colombo L, Dawid H, Piva M, Vivarelli M. (2017), 'Does Easy Start-Up Formation Hamper Incumbents R&D Investment?' Small Business Economics, 49, 513-531.

Dawid, H., Harting, P. and M. Neugart (2014), 'Economic Convergence: Policy Implications from a Heterogeneous Agent Model', Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 44, 54-80.

Dawid, H., Kopel, M and P.M. Kort (2013), 'R&D Competition versus R&D Cooperation in Oligoplistic Markets with Evolving Structure, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 31, 527-537.

Dawid, H. and MacLeod, W.B. (2008), "Hold-up and the Evolution of Investment and Bargaining Norms", Games and Economic Behavior, 62, 26-52. 

 

 Full List of Publications

 

Google Scholar Citations (Jan. 2018): 2566

h-Index (Google Scholar, Jan. 2018): 24

Link to Google Scholar Citation Report

Some Media Coverage

Current Research Projects with External Funding

 


 

Editorial and Advisory Activities

 

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (Co-Editor)

Dynamic Games and Applications (Associate Editor)

Journal of Evolutionary Economics (Editorial Board Member)

Springer Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems (Editorial Board Member)

Scientific Advisory Council of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University

Scientific Committee of the Complexity Lab in Economics at the Università Cattolica of Milan

Executive Committee of the Nonlinear Economic Dynamics Society

Board of the Department of Applied Mathematics, University Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne

 


University Administration

Member of the University Council (Hochschulrat) of Bielefeld University, 2018-2023

Member of the Senate of Bielefeld University, 2006 - 2011, 2014 - 2016

Member of the Committee for Ressource and Financial Planning (Finanzkommission) of Bielefeld University, 2008 - 2011

Dean, Department of Business Administration and Economics, 2011-2013

 

                          

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Aktuelles

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Invited Talk

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

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

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

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

New Journal Article Accepted

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

New EU Project

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

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

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

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

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/.

New Working Paper

Harting P, Radi D (2018) Residential segretation. The role of inequality and housing subsidies Universität Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management; 06-2018.

Herbert Dawid

will give a talk on 'Cohesion Policy and Inequality Dynamics: Insights from a Heterogeneous Agents Macroeconomic Model' on June 8th at the 2nd Research Conference of the Macroeconomic Modelling and Model Comparison Network (MMCN) in Stanford.
https://www.imfs-frankfurt.de/en/events/imfs-conferences/cepr-mmcn-conference/2018.html

Anna Zaharieva

in Interview with "Neue Westfällische", 8th of May 2018.

Workshop at ZIF

Anna Zaharieva, Michael Neugart and Sigrid Quack are organising a workshop at ZIF, "What enables a market to cross national borders? The role of institutions, networks and conventions". 7-8th of June. Program here

BIresearch

The research magazine 'BI.research' has published an interview with Anna Zaharieva explaining the Potential Consequences of Globalization.

DICE Research Seminar Düsseldorf

Anna Zaharieva gives a talk in the DICE Research Seminar at the University of Düsseldorf on the 24 of April, paper title "Social Networks, Promotions and the Glass-Ceiling Effect", joint work with Michael Neugart.

New Journal Article Accepted

Iftikhar, Z. and Zaharieva, A.(2018) General Equilibrium Effects of Immigration in Germany: Search and Matching Approach, Review of Economic Dynamics

Herbert Dawid will give an invited plenary talk

on 'Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance' at the Fifth International Symposium in Computational Economics and Finance (http://www.iscef.com/index.html) on April 13, 2018 in Paris.

The magazine 'Technology Review'

has published an article (in German) about the research of the ETACE Group dealing with simulation models in economics ( 'Die simulierte Gesellschaft'). 

New Journal Article Accepted

Dawid, H.; Harting, Ph., Neugart, M. (2018) Cohesion Policy and Inequality Dynamics: Insights from a Heterogeneous Agents Macroeconomic Model, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Social Networks, Referrals and Neighborhood Effects in Frictional Labour Markets

Anna Zaharieva (Bielefeld University), Michael Neugart (Univeristy of Darmstadt) and Michele Battisti (CESifo, Munich) are organising a workshop "Social Networks, Referrals and Neighborhood Effects in Frictional Labour Markets" on the 16th of April at the ZIF.

ZIF issue 1/2018

about the opening conference of the research group "In Search of the Global Labour Market" (Anna Zaharieva, Thomas Welskopp, Ursula Mense-Petermann), http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/ZiF/Publikationen/Mitteilungen/Ausgaben/

Invited presentation at the ECB

On 27.2.18 Sander van der Hoog and Dirk Kohlweyer presented a progress report on the research project on "Macroprudential policy using an agent-based model of the euro area housing market", joint with ECB staff members of the Division on Macro-Financial linkages and Stress Test Modelling (DG-MF/STM).

New Working Paper

Gezer, S. (2018) Delaying Product Introduction: A Dynamic Analysis with Endogeneous Time Horizon, Universität Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management; 04-2018

Book Chapter

Dawid, H., Delli Gatti, D., (2018) Agent-Based Macroeconomics, Handbook of Computational Economics, Vol. 4 Heterogeneous Agent Models, Hommes, C., LeBaron, B.

New Journal Article

van der Hoog, S. (2018), Surrogate Modelling in (and of) Agent-Based Models: A Prospectus, Computational Economics

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 04-2017

S. Barde, S. van der Hoog (2017) An Empirical Validation Protocol for Large-Scale Agent-Based Models

ISIGrowth Working Paper 02-2018

Dawid, H.,  Harting, Ph. and van der Hoog, S.  (2018) Manager Remuneration, Share Buybacks and Firm Performance

Talk at ESSEC Business School

Herbert Dawid will give a talk on "Dynamic Investment Strategies and Leadership in Product Innovation" at the ESSEC Business School (www.essec.edu/en/) in Cergy-Pontoise on January 26, 2018.

ASSA Meeting in Philadelphia

Anna Zaharieva participates in the ASSA meeting in Philadelphia, paper title "Formal Search and Referrals from a Firm's Perspective", 5-7th of January 2018.

Presentation of Paper

Philipp Harting presented the paper "On the Effects of Social Influence and Wage Expectations on Wage Inequality" at the 11th Workshop on Economic Complexity, jointly organized by OFCE and the SKEMA Business School.

Anna Zaharieva

gives a talk at the University of Darmstadt "Formal Search and Referrals from a Firm's Perspective" (November 22)

New Journal Article

van der Hoog, S. (2017) The Limits to Credit Growth: Mitigation Policies and Macroprudential Regulations to Foster Macrofinancial Stability and Sustainable Debt, Computational Economics

Journal Article Accepted

Dawid, H., Harting, Ph., Neugart, M. (2017) Fiscal Transfers and Regional Economic Growth, Review of International Economics

"Immigration: Chances and Challenges for the German Labour Market"

Anna Zaharieva gives a key-note speech at the Anniversary workshop "Immigration: Chances and Challenges for the German Labour Market", 21st of October, Konstanz University

Opening Conference of the ZiF Research Group "In Search of the Global Labour Market"

Anna Zaharieva is organizing an opening conference of the ZiF research group "In Search of the Global Labour Market" with two key-note talks by: Michael J. Piore (MIT, Cambridge) "Policy Paradigs and the Challenge to Immigration and Globalization" , 16th of October at 16:00;
Frederic Docquier (Universite Catholique de Louvain) "The Changing Structure of Immigration to the OECD: what welfare effects on member coutnries?", 18th of October at 17:30. Both presentations will take place in the ZiF Plenary Hall.

New Working Paper

Dawid, H., Pellegrino, G., Vivarelli, M. (2017) The Role of Demand in Fostering Product vs Process Innovation: A Model and an Empirical Test, Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management, No. 6-2017

Key-Note Lecture

Herbert Dawid will give a key-note lecture on "Debt crisis, fiscal transfers, and regional economic growth" at the 'International Conference on
Finance and Economic Growth in the Aftermath of the Crisis' from Sep. 11-13 in Milano.

BGTS Mobiltiy Grant

Serhat Gezer has been awarded the BGTS Mobility Grant and will visit Prof. Georges Zaccour at the multi university research center GERAD in Montréal in September 2017.

EARIE 2017 in Maastricht

Serhat Gezer will present his joint work with Herbert Dawid on “Delaying Product Innovation in a Duopoly: A Strategic Dynamic Analysis” at the 44th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE).

New Paper Accepted in Journal of Evolutionary Economics

Dawid H., Harting Ph., van der Hoog S., Neugart M, 2017 "A Heterogeneous Agent Macroeconomic Model for Policy Evaluation: Improving Transparency and Reproducibility" , Journal of Evolutionary Economics

ETACE at the CEF 2017

ETACE members will actively participate in  the 23rd International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2017) in New York City (http://comp-econ.org/CEF_2017/). Herbert Dawid and Philipp Harting offer a Pre-Conference Workshop on 'Agent-based Macroeconomics' on June 27. Herbert Dawid, Philipp Harting and Sander van der Hoog will also each present a research paper during the conference.

Plenary Lecture

Herbert Dawid will give an invited plenary lecture about 'Policy Analysis in a Multi-Regional Agent-Based Framework' on June 22nd at the 6th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association in Torino.
http://www.carloalberto.org/ima-2017/

ETACE participates in new SFB 1283

Starting with July 2017 the collaborative research center (SFB 1283) 'Taming uncertainty and profiting from randomness and low regularity in analysis, stochastics and their applications' will be funded by the German Science Foundation. Herbert Dawid will participate in the SFB as Principal Investigator of the project 'Innovation dynamics under market uncertainty and financial constraints'.

New Article Accepted in Small Business Economics

Colombo, L., Dawid., H., Piva, M., Vivarelli, M., 2017  "Does Easy Start-Up Formation Hamper Incumbents R&D Investments?" Small Business Economics (Accepted)

New DFG Project

The German Science Foundation has decided to provide funding for the research project "The Role of Professional Networks and Firm Hierarchies for Individual Careers and Wage Inequality" with Anna Zaharieva and Herbert Dawid as Co-PIs. The project will run for three years and combine search and matching theory with agent-based simulations to analyse the role of professional networks and firm hierarchies for individual wage dynamics, income inequality and intergenerational mobility.
 

Paper accepted

in Labour Economics special issue in honour of the Nobel Laureate Christopher Pissarides "On the Optimal Diversification of Social Networks in Frictional Labour Markets with Occupational Mismatch", Anna Zaharieva

New Article Published in Pacific Economic Review

Dawid, H., Zou, B. (2017) Foreign direct investment with endogenous technology choice, Pacific Economic Review; 22; 3-22

Workshop on Validation Methods for Agent-Based Models

Sander van der Hoog is co-organizing a workshop at the School of Economics of the University of Kent (UK), held on 24-26 April 2017.

For details and the programme schedule, see: https://www.kent.ac.uk/economics/research/MaGHiC/events/workshop-apr17.html

Paper accepted in the Journal of Public Economic Theory

title "Optimal policy and the role of social contacts in a search model with heterogeneous workers", authors: Anna Zaharieva and Juliia Stupnytska

“Formal search and referrals from a firm's perspective"

Anna Zaharieva will present a paper dealing with the a. m. topic at the Annual Search and Matching Conference in Barcelona on May, 31  - June, 2  2017.

Article Accepted in Review of International Economics

Dawid, H., Harting, P., Neugart, M. (2017) Fiscal Transfers and Regional Economic Growth; Review of International Economics (accepted)

New ZiF Research Group

Anna Zaharieva together with two colleagues Ursula Mense-Petermann (Faculty of Sociology) and Thomas Welskopp (Faculty of History) successfully applied for an interdisciplinary ZiF Research Group “In Search of the Global Labour Market”.
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ETACE Members Coordinate Marie Curie International Traning Network

Starting in March 2017 Bielefeld University will coordinate the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network
ExSIDE (Expectation and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics). 15 doctoral students will study and do research within the program, which involves 8 European Universities and is funded by the European Commission with 3.8 Mio. Euro. Apart from the Network coordinator Herbert Dawid also ETACE member Anna Zaharieva will be involved in the program as doctoral supervisor.
For more information see:
http://ekvv.uni-bielefeld.de/blog/uninews/entry/new_marie_curie_network_in