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Microeconomics
Chair

Chair of Microeconomics

The Subject

The course Microeconomics deals with economic behaviour and decisions of individuals. Important branches are the theory of the firm and the theory of the household. Furthermore, questions on which results are genrated by competitive processes are analysed and evaluated. In addition, macroeconomic aspects are examined which result from the complex relationships among individuals typical for a capitalistic system.

News

Jan 31 2023 - Berufsfeldseminar (B.Sc.) in the summer term 2023

We offer a Berufsfeldseminar (B.Sc.) on "Agent-based modeling and simulation" this summer term. Please see the page of the seminar in OPAL for more details. Interested students can enroll directly on the page of the seminar in OPAL.


Jan 31 2023 - Seminar (M.Sc. Economics) in the summer term 2023

We offer a seminar (M.Sc. Economics) on "Agent-based modeling and simulation" this summer term. Please see the page of the seminar in OPAL for more details. Interested students can enroll directly on the page of the seminar in OPAL.


Oct 14 2022 - Makronom: Economist for Future - new article by Torsten Heinrich published

Here you can find a current article on the topic "Innovationspolitik in Zeiten des Klimawandels" by Torsten Heinrich.


Oct 13 2022 - Post-exam review  Summer term 2022

If you would like to request a post-exam review for the exams Mikroökonomie and Wettbewerbswirtschaft, please register via email to until October 21 2022.


Oct 20 2021 - New research article on the frequency of convergence and divergence in n-player strategic games published

Samuel Wiese and Torsten Heinrich, "The Frequency of Convergent Games under Best-Response Dynamics", published in "Dynamic Games and Applications" - the full text can be found here.


Sep 16 2021 - New research article on the micro level of structural change published

Torsten Heinrich, Jangho Yang, and Shuanping Dai ("Levels of structural change: An analysis of Chna's development push 1998-2014", Journal of Evolutionary Economics) consider structural change at the firm level using the example of China's economic development 1998-2014.

Further information is available here.


March 19 2021 - New research article on systemic risk in insurance published

Torsten Heinrich, Juan Sabuco, Doyne Farmer "A simulation of the insurance industry: the problem of risk model homogeneity", Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. Further information is available here.

Several insurance trade publications reported: ARTEMISInsuranceERM and Reinsurance News.

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