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Professor Dr. Herbert Dawid

© Universität Bielefeld

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


Office Hours: by appointment (please send e-mail)

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

Coordinator, Marie Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Network 'Economic Policy in Complex Environments (EPOC)', 2021-2025

Founding Director, Center for Uncertainty Studies (CeUS) at Bielefeld University.

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

Full Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests: 

Digitization and Smart Products

Investment under Uncertainty

Agent-based Computational Economics

Economics of Innovation

Policy Design in Complex Environments

Optimal Control and Differential Games


Selected Recent Publications:

Dawid, H., Di, X., Kort, P.M. and G. Muehlheusser (2024), "Autonomous vehicles policy and safety investment: An equilibrium analysis with endogenous demand", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 182, 102908.

Colombo, L., Dawid, H. and P. Harting (2024), 'R&D location in dynamic industry environments', Journal of Economic Geography, 24, 41-62.

Dawid, H., Keoula, M.Y., Kopel, M. and P.M. Kort (2023), 'Dynamic Investment Strategies and Leadership in Product Innovation', European Journal of Operational Research, 306, 431-447.

Dawid H. and G. Muehlheusser (2022), `Smart Products: Liability, Timing of Market Introduction, and Investments in Product Safety', Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 134, 104288.

Huberts N, Dawid H, Huisman K and P.M. Kort (2019), 'Entry Deterrence by Timing Rather than Overinvestment in a Strategic Real Options Framework', European Journal of Operational Research, 274, 165-185.

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.

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 (Feb. 2024): 4846

h-Index (Google Scholar, Feb. 2024): 35

Link to Google Scholar Citation Report

Current Research Projects with External Funding

Some Media Coverage


Editorial and Advisory Activities

Dynamic Games and Applications (Associate Editor, since 2013)

Journal of Evolutionary Economics (Editorial Board Member, since 2000)

Springer Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems (Editorial-in-Chief, since 2023)

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (Co-Editor, 2010-2021)

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (Associate Editor, 2004-2013)

President, Society for Computational Economics (2020 - 2022)

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

Scientific Advisory Board of the ERC Advanced Grant Project CLIMGROW, UAB Barcelona (2023-2028)


University Administration

Member of the University Council (Hochschulrat) of Bielefeld University, 2018-2028

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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