Thomas Ziesemer

Senior Researcher

  • Thomas Ziesemer
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
    +31(0)43 3883872

    Biographical Statement

    Thomas Ziesemer has been an Associate Professor of Economics at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, since December 1996. He studied economics at the Universities of Kiel (1974-75) and Regensburg (1975-78) in Germany. From 1982 to 1989 he was employed at the University of Regensburg, where he completed his doctoral dissertation on Economic Theory of Underdevelopment in 1985. Since December of 1989, he has been Assistant Professor of International Economics and Associate Professor of Microeconomics (1994-97) at Maastricht University. In November 1996 he received his Habilitation from the Free University Berlin in 1996. His fields of interest include development, international and environmental economics, growth, and technical change. He is a fellow of Europäische Akademie Ahrweiler.

    Contributions to teaching programs:

    • B.Sc. International Economic Studies, 3rd year: Development Economics
    • B.A. Cultural Sciences: Globalization & Inequality (member of planning group)
    • M.Sc. International Economics Studies: International Trade, Technology, and Distrubution
    • M.A. Public Policy and Human Development: International Economics
    • Research M.A. (M.Phil. METEOR): Technology, Trade and Economic Growth
    • Ph.D. UNU-MERIT: Technology and Trade
  • Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, The impact of the credit crisis on poor developing countries: Growth, worker remittances, accumulation and migration, Economic Modelling, 27, pp. 1230-1245
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, Worker remittances in international growth regressions: The problem of collinearity, Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 10(2), pp. 5-12
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, Joan Muysken & Frank Cörvers, 2007, Immigratie als wapen in de strijd tegen de vergrijzing., Kwartaalschrift Economie,, Jg. 4, 2007, 475-496
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, Monopolistic Competition and Search Unemployment, Metroeconomica, 56(3), 334-359
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 2003, Information and Communication Technology in Matching and Production, Journal of Economics, 79(3), 263-287
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, Clemens Kool, Stephanie Holle & Rainer Haselmann, 2003, De Azië-crisis was voorspelbaar, Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 99(4404), 256-258
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 2000, Reconciling environmental policy with employment, international competitiveness and participation requirements, Konjunkturpolitik, 46 (3), 241-273
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 1999, Long run aspects of the Asian debt crisis, DIW Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 6 (1), 94-102
    • Hollanders, Hugo & Thomas Ziesemer, 1999, Economische groei in Nederland 1970-1998: Wat kunnen we leren van het polder model?, Maandschrift Economie, 63, 283-294
    • Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, From loan pushing to credit rationing: Interest shocks in a model by Basu, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft), September, pp. 569-78
    • Acharya, Rohini & Thomas Ziesemer, 1997, A closed economy model of horizontal and vertical product differentiation: The case of innovation in biotechnology: A correction, Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, vol.5, pp. 91-92