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News 2014

Frank Riedel im Westfalen-Blatt (22. Dezember)
Unter der Überschrift „Mathe-Professor soll ermitteln” berichtet das Westfalen-Blatt in seiner Ausgabe vom 22. Dezember über Frank Riedels gutachterliche Tätigkeit im Rahmen des Prozesses um die Bad Oeynhauser Zinswetten. [mehr].

 

Frank Riedel presents at University of Paderborn (December 17)
Frank Riedel gives a talk at the University of Paderborn, entitled “Strategic Ambiguity in Games”, on December 17 [more].

 

Frank Riedel diskutiert negative Zinsen in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen (7. Dezember)
Frank Riedel diskutiert negative Zinsen in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung (Ausgabe vom 7. Dezember, Sektion „Geld & Mehr”, S. 43).

 

Patrick Beißner is visiting Princeton University (November 17 - December 4)
Patrick Beißner is visiting the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engeneering (ORFE) at Princeton University from November 17 to December 4, 2014. 

 

Jan-Henrik Steg gives a talk at the London School of Economics (November 27)
Jan-Henrik Steg is giving a talk at the London School of Economics, November 27, 2014. [more]

 

Frank Riedel gives a talk at Paris-Dauphine (November 18)
Frank Riedel gives a talk at Paris-Dauphine, November 18. [more]

 

Frederik Herzberg co-organizes Lorentz Center workshop (November 10–14)
Frederik Herzberg is one of the scientific organizers of the Lorentz Center Workshop Logics for Social Behaviour, held in Leiden, The Netherlands, November 10–14, 2014. [more]

 

Frank Riedel presents at TU Berlin (November 6)
Frank Riedel is giving a talk on Radner Implementation under Ambiguity on November 6, 2014, at the Technical University of Berlin.

 

Frank Riedel presents at University of Milano–Bicocca (October 29)
Frank Riedel is giving a talk on Strategic Ambiguity on October 29, 2014, at the Università degli Studi di Milano–Bicocca. [more]

 

Frederik Herzberg presents at Workshop “Full and Partial Belief” (October 21)
Frederik Herzberg is going to present at the Workshop “Full and Partial Belief”, co-located with the 4th René Descartes Lectures, October 20–22, 2014, at Tilburg University. [more]

 

Giuseppe Mastrangeli finishes Ph.D. (October 17)
Our colleague Giuseppe Mastrangeli has successfully defended his dissertation “A normative approach to the stability of interbank and bank–firms systems by means of a multi-agent model” on October 17, 2014. IMW professors Herbert Dawid and Tim Hellmann served as First Supervisor and Examiner resp. on the jury.

 

Oktay Sürücü presents at Alhambra Experimental Workshop (October 16–17).
Oktay Sürücü gives a talk at the 9th Alhambra Experimental Workshop, October 16–17, 2014. [more]

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at Innsbruck University (October 16)
Christoph Kuzmics is going to present at Innsbruck University, Austria, on October 16, 2014.

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (October 10)
Christoph Kuzmics is going to present at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on October 10, 2014.

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at Washington University, St. Louis (October 7)
Christoph Kuzmics is going to present at Washington University, St. Louis, on October 7, 2014.

 

Herbert Dawid will give an invited presentation at the Miniconference “Agent-based Models” at HM Treasury (October 13).
Herbert Dawid will give an invited presentation at the Miniconference “Agent-based Models” at HM Treasury in London for the 50th Anniversary of Government Economic Service, October 13.

 

Frank Riedel gives a course at Shandong University (Sep. 29–Oct. 3)
Frank Riedel gives a course at Shandong University, Jinan on “Knightian Uncertainty in Finance and Game Theory” (September 29–October 3).

 

Giorgio Ferrari will give a talk at the Department of Mathematics of the Université libre de Bruxelles (September 26)
Giorgio Ferrari will give a talk at the Department of Mathematics of the Université libre de Bruxelles on the 26th of September.

 

IMW delegation at the China–Germany Conference on Stochastic Analysis (September 22–25)
At the China–Germany Conference on Stochastic Analysis, the IMW has been represented by four talks given by Geghard Bedrosian, Patrick Beißner, Moritz Kaßmann, and Frank Riedel. Tolulope Rhoda Fadina also attended the conference, which was held at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, from September 22 to 25. Support by the German Science Foundation (DFG) is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Tim Hellmann presents in Marseille (September 18)
Tim Hellmann presents in the Interaction Workshop of Aix-Marseille University’s Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE). [more]

 

Giorgio Ferrari will present at the Conference Stochastics of Enviromental and Financial Economics (September 16)
Giorgio Ferrari will present at the Conference Stochastics of Enviromental and Financial Economics in Oslo (Norway) on September 16, 2014. [more]

 

Anna Zaharieva will present at the Annual Meeting of the Italian Association of Labor Economists (September 11–14)
Anna Zaharieva will present at the Annual Meeting of the Italian Association of Labor Economists in Pisa (September 11–14).

 

IMW members at the annual conference of the Verein für Socialpolitik (September 7–10)
Several members of the IMW present at the annual conference (Jahrestagung) of the Verein für Socialpolitik, held at Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, September 7–10. Christoph Kuzmics contributes a presentation to an invited session organized by the Standing Field Committee on Economic Theory. Volker Böhm and Anna Zahrieva also present papers. [more]

 

Frank Riedel new Editor-in-Chief of “Mathematics and Financial Economics”
Professor Frank Riedel has recently been chosen as Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Mathematics and Financial Economics”. [more]

 

Frank Riedel and Giorgio Ferrari at the AMASES 2014 (September 4–6)
Frank Riedel delivers a plenary lecture on “Knightian Uncertainty in Finance and Game Theory” at this year’s National Meeting of the Association for Mathematics Applied to Economics and Social Sciences (AMASES 2014) in Reggio Calabria, Italy (September 4–6). [more]
Giorgio Ferrari presents “Continuos-Time Public Good Contribution under Uncertainty” at this conference. The paper, which is co-authored by Frank Riedel and Jan-Henrik Steg, is awarded with the award for the best paper presented by a young scholar. Congratulations, Giorgio! [more]

 

Geghard Bedrosian presents at Colloquium Logicum (September 4)
Geghard Bedrosian contributes a talk to the Colloquium Logicum, September 4–6. [more]

 

Philipp Külpmann will present at the “6th ESEA European Conference in Sports Economics” (September 4)
Philipp Külpmann will present at the “6th ESEA European Conference in Sports Economics” at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, September 3–5. [more]

 

Herbert Dawid is invited speaker at a seminar on “Modeling Complex Systems for Public Policies” (September 4)
Herbert Dawid is invited speaker at a seminar on “Modeling Complex Systems for Public Policies” at the Brazilian Think Tank IPEA, September 1–4. [more]

 

Florian Gauer at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (August 19–23).
Florian Gauer has been invited to attend the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (August 19–23). [more]

 

Herbert Dawid gives a plenary talk at the International Schumpeter Society conference (July 29)
Herbert Dawid gives a plenary talk on ‘Agent based Modeling and Policy Design’ at the 15th International Schumpeter Society Conference in Jena, July 27–30. [more]

 

Professor Zaifu Yang visiting the IMW (July 17–September 17)
Professor Zaifu Yang, Director of the Centre for Mechanism and Institution Design of the University of York, UK is visting the Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW) from July 17, 2014 to September 17, 2014 as a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Host: Prof. Dr. Walter Trockel).

 

Geghard Bedrosian presents at Logic Colloquium (July 14)
Geghard Bedrosian contributes a talk to the Logic Colloquium July 14–19. [more]

 

Lecture by Chris Shannon (UC Berkeley) on “Risk, Uncertainty, and Ambiguity in Markets” (July 11)
Chris Shannon from the University of California in Berkeley, gives a lecture on “Risk, Uncertainty, and Ambiguity in Markets” in the BGTS Colloquium, which is held in lecture hall H6 at 4:15 P.M. on July 11. She is currently visiting the IMW to give a minicourse for the BGTS Summer School organized by Frank Riedel. [more]

 

Walter Trockel invited plenary speaker (July 11)
The annual EDE–EM gathering “Jamboree”, held July 9–11 on Bielefeld University’s campus, benefits from the very active participation of many IMW members:
  • Walter Trockel, former IMW managing director, is invited to give the closing plenary talk;
  • Christoph Kuzmics, currently on leave to visit the Kyoto Institute of Research (Japan) and Simon Fraser University (Canada), returns to Bielefeld to provide a job market training;
  • Frank Riedel and Frederik Herzberg are scheduled to chair sessions on “Game Theory” and “Econometrics and Finance” , resp.;
  • IMW doctoral students Benoît Decerf and Lan Sun are given the opportunity to present results of their ongoing research;
  • 15 IMW Ph.D. students are scheduled to provide discussions.
Furthermore, IMW alumnus Manuel Förster is going to receive a certificate for successfully completing the EDE–EM program. [more]
EDE–EM is a consortium of seven European universities. Its coordinator is Herbert Dawid. [more]

Walter Trockel talked on “Shapley–Shubik Market Games Revisited”


Christoph Kuzmics giving a job market training

 

BGTS Summer School (July 7–July 18)
The Bielefeld Graduate School in Theoretical Sciences (BGTS) offers a Summer School on Model Uncertainty in Economics and Finance – Advances in Stochastic Calculus, which features lectures by Patrick Cheridito (Princeton), Shige Peng (Beijing), Chris Shannon (UC Berkeley), and Jean-Marc Tallon (Paris I). Scientific Organizer is Frank Riedel. [more]

 

Igor Mouraviev presents at CRESSE conference (July 5)
Igor Mouraviev is presenting at the 9th International Conference on Competition and Regulation, held July 4–6 on Corfu Island, Greece. [more]

 

2014 IMW Alumni Day (July 4)
The Center for Mathematical Economics hosts its 2014 Alumni Day on July 4. [more]

 

Frederik Herzberg presents at Imprecise Probabilities conference in Munich (June 27)
Frederik Herzberg is presenting at the Conference on Imprecise Probabilities in Statistics and Philosophy in Munich, June 27–28, 2014. [more]

 

Frederik Herzberg presents at 13th Journees LAGV Public Economics conference (June 23)
Frederik Herzberg is presenting at the Journées d'Economie Publique Louis-André Gérard-Varet in Aix, June 23–24, 2014. [more]

 

Oliver Claas presents at the North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society (June 20)
Oliver Claas presents at the North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society (June 19–June 22), the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. [more]

 

Giorgio Ferrari presents at the University of Milano Bicocca (June 18)
Giorgio Ferrari gives a talk at the University of Milano Bicocca on June 18.

 

Frank Riedel presents at Bachelier SIAM-SMAI Conference on Financial Mathematics in Paris (June 17)
Frank Riedel is presenting a lecture on "Arrow and Radner Equilibria under Knightian (G-)Uncertainty in Continuous Time" at the Labex Louis Bachelier - SIAM-SMAI Conference on Financial Mathematics: Advanced Modeling and Numerical Methods in Paris from June 17 to 20. [more]

 

Frederik Herzberg presents at AMS-IMU meeting in Tel Aviv (June 16)
Frederik Herzberg is presenting at the Second Joint International Meeting of American Mathematical Society and Israel Mathematical Union in Tel Aviv on June 16, 2014. [more]

 

IMW doctoral student earns Co-tutelle Ph.D. (June 13)
Christoph Diehl has defended his co-tutelle thesis “Essays on multiple layers of uncertainty in economics”, supervised by Frank Riedel (Bielefeld) and Jean-Marc Tallon (Paris I).

Prof. Pierre Fleckinger, Ph.D. (Paris I), Prof. Dr. Frank Riedel, Christoph Diehl, Prof. Joel Sobel, Ph.D. (UC San Diego), Prof. Andreas Blume, Ph.D. (University of Arizona), Prof. Jean-Marc Tallon, Ph.D. (Paris I). Missing: Prof. Dr. Herbert Dawid

 

Workshop on Knightian Uncertainty and Robustness in Games (June 12&13)
The Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW) is going to host an international Workshop on Knightian Uncertainty and Robustness in Games on June 12 and 13, 2014. The workshop, which features talks by Andreas Blume (University of Arizona), Joel Sobel (UC San Diego), and others, is organized by Frank Riedel. All talks are held in V10-122. [more]

 

Bielefeld University scholarship for Tolulope Fadina
Tolulope Fadina is among the few doctoral students at Bielefeld University to receive a scholarship directly from the University’s Rektorat (governing body) through the Bielefelder Nachwuchsfonds. Congratulations!

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at Canadian Economic Association (May 30)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association (May 29–June 1), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. (Link)

 

Buchbesprechung von "Die Schuld der Ökonomen" auf 3Sat
Prof. Riedels Sachbuch „Die Schuld der Ökonomen” wurde von 3Sat als „Buchtipp” rezensiert. (Link zum Beitrag)

 

Patrick Beißner finishes Ph.D. (May 21)
Our colleague Patrick Beißner has successfully defended his thesis “Microeconomic Theory of Financial Markets under Volatility Uncertainty”. Congratulations!

J-Prof. Dr. Jan-Henrik Steg, Prof. Dr. Frank Riedel, Patrick Beißner, J-Prof. Dr. Dr. Frederik Herzberg

 

Andreas Blume visiting the IMW (June 4–June 20)
Andreas Blume, McClelland Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona, is going to visit the IMW in June, conducting research on “Correlated Equilibria and Language Equilibria”. His stay is supported by the Visitors Program (ViP).

 

Frederik Herzberg invited participant at Dagstuhl Seminar (May 12–15)
Frederik Herzberg is an invited participant of the workshop "Judgment Aggregation for Artificial Intelligence" at Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics, where he will present on May 15. (Link)

 

Frank Riedel gives a talk at the University of York (May 14)
Frank Riedel presents at the University of York, UK, on "Ellsberg Games" on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Link)

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at University of British Columbia (May 8)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the University of British Columbia on 8 May 2014 (Link)

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at Simon Fraser University (May 1)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at Simon Fraser University on 1 May 2014 (Link)

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Canadian Economic Theory Conference (April 25–27)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Canadian Economic Theory Conference (CETC 2014) at the Simon Fraser University, April 25–27, 2014.

 

Christoph Kuzmics is visiting Simon Fraser University (April 23–June 23)
Christoph Kuzmics is visiting the Economics Dept of the Simon Fraser University from April 23 to June 23, 2014.

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Hitotsubashi University (April 18)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo on Friday, April 18, 2014 (Link).

 

Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research (April 9)
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research (KIER) on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

 

Stellenausschreibung: Forschungsassistenz am ZiF
Für die Forschungsgruppe 2015 am Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZiF) zum Thema Robust Finance: Strategic Power, Knightian Uncertainty and the Foundations of Economic Policy Advice unter Leitung von Prof. Frank Riedel (IMW), Prof. Patrick Cheridito (Princeton) und Prof. Chris Shannon (Berkeley) wird ein/e Forschungsassistent/in gesucht. (link zum Ausschreibungstext)

 

Herbert Dawid gives a talk at the University of Bordeaux (April 9).
Herbert Dawid presents at the Université de Bordeaux (April 9).

 

Besprechung von Frank Riedels Buch "Die Schuld der Ökonomen" in FOCUS-Online
Prof. Frank Riedels Sachbuch "Die Schuld der Ökonomen" ist jüngst bei FOCUS-Online besprochen worden (link zum Beitrag).

 

Giorgio Ferrari gives a talk at the Toulouse School of Economics (April 4).
Giorgio Ferrari gives a talk at the Toulouse School of Economics on Friday, the 4th of April.

 

Herbert Dawid gives a talk at University of Basel (April 7)
Herbert Dawid presents at the University of Basel (April 7).

 

Interview mit Frank Riedel über Value at Risk in "Finanzen100"
Das neueste Interview mit Prof. Frank Riedel ist auf Finanzen100 erschienen; Schwerpunkt ist die problematische Verwendung des Value at Risk in der Finanzindustrie. (Link zum Beitrag)

 

Christoph Kuzmics is visiting the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research (1 March–23 April)
Christoph Kuzmics is visiting the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, KIER, from 1 March to 23 April 2014.
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, KIER, on Wednesday, 9 April 2014.

Christoph Kuzmics is visiting the Economics Department of Simon Fraser University from 23 April to 23 June 2014.
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the Canadian Economic Theory Conference (CETC 2014) at Simon Fraser University, April 25–27 2014.
Christoph Kuzmics presents at the 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association at Simon Fraser University, May 29–June 1 2014.

 

Frank Riedel Keynote Speaker at Economic Research South Africa Workshop in Cape Town
Frank Riedel will be Keynote Speaker at the Economic Research South Africa Workshop, held in Cape Town, March 26–27, 2014. (conference link)

 

Frank Riedel presents at the London School of Economics
On 13th March, Frank Riedel gives a talk at the London School of Economics, entitled "Finance under Knightian Uncertainty". (link)

 

Giorgio Ferrari will visit the Department of Mathematics of LSE (March 10–15)
Giorgio Ferrari will visit the Department of Mathematics of LSE from the 10th till the 15th of March.

 

Frank Riedel Keynote Speaker at 3rd Conference on Dynamics, Games, and Science in Porto
Frank Riedel will deliver a keynote address at the 3rd Conference on Dynamics, Games, and Science in Porto, February 17–21 2014. (Link to conference page)

 

IMW publishes 500th Working Paper
The Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW) has just published its Working Paper no. 500. Its author is Joachim Rosenmüller, Professor Emeritus at the IMW and Reinhard Selten's successor as IMW Director from 1984 to 2002. You can view the list of IMW Working Papers here.

 

Besprechung von Frank Riedels Buch "Die Schuld der Ökonomen" in der NZZ
Die Neue Zürcher Zeitung hat eine Rezension des Sachbuchs Die Schuld der Ökonomen von Prof. Frank Riedel veröffentlicht. (Link zum Beitrag)

 

Frank Riedel Keynote Speaker at the Witten Workshop on "Uncertainty and Economics"
Frank Riedel Keynote Speaker at the Witten Workshop on "Uncertainty and Economics" (20–22 January 2014). Link.