Dr Klaus Ritzberger

Klaus Ritzberger

Personal profile

 Office Address: Royal Holloway, University of London,

                           Department of Economics,

                           H220 Horton Building,

                           Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

                           United Kingdom.

Tel. +44(0)1784 41 4052

e-mail. klaus.ritzberger@rhul.ac.uk

Personal data: Born May 28, 1957; Austrian citizen; divorced; one child.

Languages: German, English.

 

Educational Attainments:

 1975          “Matura”.

1976-1982   Studies in Economics and Political Sciences at the University of  Vienna.

1982-1984   Post-Graduate Studies in Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna.

Jan. 1996     “Habilitation” in Economic Theory at the University of Vienna.

  

Academic Degrees:

1982   “Magister rer.soc.oec.” at the University of Vienna.

1987   "Doktor rer.soc.oec.” at the University of Vienna.

1996   “Universitäts-Dozent” at the University of Vienna.

 

Positions:

Aug. 2016-present : Professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, Department of

                                 Economics.

Sept. 2005-Aug. 2016: Lead Economist at the Department of Economics and Finance at

                                  the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, and Faculty member of

                                  the Vienna Graduate School of Finance.

Apr. 1999 – Sept. 2005: Chairman of the Department of Economics and Finance at the

                                   Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna.

Sept. 1984 – Apr. 1999: Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the

                                   Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna.

 

External Appointments:

Jan.-July 1990     Visitor appointed to teach at the Australian National University,

                            Canberra; Course: “Game Theory”.

Feb. 1992            Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain;

                            Course: “Advanced Topics in Game Theory”.

March 1992         Visitor at the Center for Economic Research, Tilburg University,

                            The Netherlands.

Sept.-Oct. 1992   Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the

                            Joint Vienna Institute, Austria.

Oct. 1992            Visitor at the Industriens Utredningsinstitut (IUI), Stockholm,

                            Sweden.

Nov.-Dec. 1992   Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Helsinki, Finland;

                            Course: “Topics in Game Theory”.

Jan./Jun./Oct. 93 Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the Joint Vienna Institute.

Feb./Sept. 94      Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the Joint Vienna Institute.

Apr.-May 1994   Visitor at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Mar.-May 1995   Lecturer at the University of Vienna, Course: “Evolutionary Game Theory”.

Sept.-Oct. 1995   Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the Joint Vienna Institute.

Apr.-June 1996    Visitor appointed to teach at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden;

                             Course: “General Equilibrium Theory”.

Sept.-Oct. 1996    Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the Joint Vienna Institute.

Apr.-Sept. 1997   “Lehrstuhlvertreter” (Substitute Professor for R. Selten) at the University of

                             Bonn, Germany; Courses: “Microeconomics I” and “Evolutionary Game

                             Theory”.

Sept. 1997           Lecturer for the “IMF-Basic Course in Economics” at the Joint Vienna Institute,.

Feb. 1999            Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain; Course:

                            “Microeconomics II (Applied Game Theory), Part 1”.

Oct.-Dec. 1999    Visitor appointed to teach at the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz; Course:

                            “Non-Cooperative Game Theory”, Seminar:“Game Theory and Applications”.

Oct.-Dec. 2000    Visitor appointed to teach at the Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck;

                             Course: “Industrial Organization”.

Feb.-Mar. 2001    Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain; Course:

                             “Refinements of Nash Equilibrium”.

April 2001           Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank: Director of the “Managing

                            Transition”-Segment in the 5th Applied Economic Policy Course at the Joint

                            Vienna Institute.

Oct.-Dec. 2001    Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank: Director of the “Managing

                            Transition”-Segment in the 6th Applied Economic Policy Course at the Joint

                            Vienna Institute.

May-June 2002   Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain; Course:

                            “Refinements of Nash Equilibrium”.

May-June 2003   Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain; Course:

                            “Strategic Stability”.

May 2004           Visitor appointed to teach at the University of Alicante, Spain; Course:

                            “The Firm in Imperfect Competition and Incomplete Markets”

Feb. 2007            Economics Research Southern Africa (ERSA) Lecturer, University of Cape

                            Town and University of Durba, South Africa, Course: “Corporate Control

                            and the Theory of the Firm”.

Oct. 2009            Research visitor at the University of Johannisburg, South Africa.

Oct. 2010            Research visitor at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

 

Editorial Services

Associate editor of the International Journal of Game Theory, since Nov. 2003.

Associate editor of Economic Theory, since March 2004.

Associate editor of Mathematical Social Sciences, since October 2007.

Associate editor of Games, since August 2009.

Associate editor of Dynamics and Games in Science, since November 2009.

Associate editor of Economic Theory Bulletin, since January 2013.

  

Refereeing for:

American Economic Review, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Economica, Economic Philosophy, Economic Theory, Empirical Economics, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, International Journal of Game Theory, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics/Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Mathematics of Operations Research, Metroeconomica.

 

Honors and Awards

Economic Theory Fellow, since 2011.

Oskar Morgenstern Award, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015.

Semi-plenary speaker at the World Congress of the Game Theory Society 2012.

 

Grants:

1994-1998       Member of the HCM-network CHRX-CT94-0489 “Games and Markets”, with H.

                        Bester (Berlin), R. Burguet (Barcelona), L. Cabral (Lisbon), W. Leininger

                        (Dortmund), J. Sakovics (Barcelona), E. van Damme (Tilburg), K. Wärneryd

                        (Stockholm), J. W. Weibull (Stockholm).

2002-2005       Member of the Network “Behavorial Models in Economics and Finance”,

                        European Collaborative Research Project in the Social Sciences, with C.

                        Alós-Ferrer (Salamanca), M. Gutierrez (Salamanca), T. Hens (Zürich), K.

                        Schenk-Hoppé (Zürich), M. Nermuth (Vienna).

2001-2004       Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank: Project “Cross-Ownership

                        Among Firms”, with V. Dorofeenko (IHS), J. Shorish (IHS), and L. H. P. Lang

                        (Hong Kong).

Since 2005      Foundation Faculty Member of the “Vienna Graduate School of Finance” (VGSF),

                        PhD Program in Finance, sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), since

                        March 2005; with E. Dockner (WU), R. Frey (WU), T. Gehrig (U Wien), A. Geyer

                        (WU), N. Hautsch (U Wien), R. Jankowitsch (WU), C. Laux (WU), G. Lóránth

                        (U Wien), A. Mürmann (WU), S. Pichler (WU), L. Sögner (IHS), N. Stoughton

                        (WU), J. Zechner (WU).

2009-2013       FWF-DACH Project I338-G16 “Foundations of the Theory of Extensive Form

                        Games”, with C. Alós-Ferrer (Konstanz).

Since 2014      FWF-DACH Project I1242-G16 “Sequential Decision Making: Part II”, with C.

                        Alós-Ferrer (Köln); since Jan. 1, 2014.

Since 2010      Associate Faculty Member of the “Vienna Graduate School of Economics” (VGSE),

                        PhD Program in Economcs, sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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