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Prof. Dr. em Hildenbrand


Professor Hildenbrand

Office Address


Department of Economics

Research Group Hildenbrand
University of Bonn
Lennéstr. 37 [Map]
53113 Bonn
Germany

Communication


Tel: +49 -228 -73 -3754
Fax: +49 -228 -73 -7940
E-mail: FgHildenbrand@uni-bonn.de

Personal Data


Date of birth: May 25, 1936
Place of birth: Göttingen, Germany

Academic Degrees

Beginning of Higher  Education:

Mai 2, 1956. Beginning of studies in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Intermediate Diploma:

September 26, 1958 in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Heidelberg

Diploma:

May 30, 1961 in Mathematics, applied Mathematics and Physics at the University of Heidelberg THESIS: "Zur Äquivalenztheorie der Endomorphismen eines topologischen Raumes" (Prof. Dr. G. Köthe)

Dissertation:

Dr. rer. nat. July 29, 1964, University of Heidelberg.
THESIS: "Über straffe Funktionale" (Prof. Dr. K. Krickeberg)

Postdoctoral Lecture Education:

July 12, 1968: Habilitationsschrift "Der Kern einer Ökonomie"
Venia legendi in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics, University of Heidelberg

Positions Held

1958 - 1961

Teaching Assistant, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Heidelberg


1961 - 1962


Research Fellow, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Section Econometrics and Operations Research, University of Bonn, Germany


1962 - 1964


Research Assistant, Institute for Applied Mathematics, University of Heidelberg. Main fields: Probability Theory and Statistics


1964 - 1966


Lecturer (Department of Economics), University of Heidelberg


1965 - 1966


Lecturer for Statistics, Technische Hochschule, Karlsruhe


1965 - 1968


Project Leader (Mathematical Models in Social Sciences) Studiengruppe für Systemforschung, Heidelberg


1966 - 1967


Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Department of Mathematics and Economics


1966 - 1968


Associate member of the Center for Research in Management Science, University of California, Berkeley


1967 - 1968


Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Department of Economics


1968 - 1976


Research Professor, University of Louvain, Belgium, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics


1969 - 2001


Professor of Economics, University of Bonn, Germany, Director of the Wirtschaftstheoretisches Institut


2001


(January till July) Visiting Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, USA


1973 - 1974


Visiting Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA


1985 - 1986


Visiting Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA;
Member of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, USA;


1986 -1993


Part time visiting Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy;
University of California, San Diego, USA;
Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France


1993 - 1994


Chaire Européenne, Collège de France, Paris


2001 -


Emeritus, University of Bonn

Other Affiliations and Honors

1971 - 1978

Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory

1972 - 1984

Associate Editor of the International Economic Review

1974 - 1985

Editor of the Journal of Mathematical Economics

1971

Fellow of the Econometric Society

1973 - 1978
1982 - 1984
1986 - 1991
1993 - 1995

Member of the Council of the Econometric Society

1979

Walras-Bowley Lecture, Meeting of the Econometric Society, Montreal

1980

Program Chairman of the 4th World Congress of the Econometric Society, Aix-en-Provence


1981 -


Member of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften

1986 - 1990

President of the Theoretischer Ausschuß of Verein für Socialpolitik

1987

Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Preis of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

1988

Marshall Lecture, Third Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Bologna

1988

Honorary Degree, Dr. h.c., of the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

1989

Member of the Academia Europaea

1993

Member of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften

1994

Max-Planck-Forschungspreis

1995

Honorary Member of the American Economic Association

1997

Alexander-von-Humboldt- und Gay-Lussac-Prize awarded by Le Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche

(jointly with Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung)

1997

Schumpeter Lecture, European Economic Association, Toulouse

1997

Thünen Vorlesung, Verein für Socialpolitik, Bern

2002

Honorary Degree, Dr. h.c., of the University of Bern, Switzerland

2005

Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2007

Honorary Degree, Dr. h.c., University of Manchester, England


Discussion Papers

"Piketty's chain of argument in Le capital au XXIe siècle
", 2016

"On the structure of homogeneous demand functions", 2010.


Monographs


Core and Equilibria of a Large Economy, Princeton University Press, 1974.

Lineare ökonomische Modelle, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York, 1975 (with K. Hildenbrand).

Introduction to Equilibrium Analysis, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1976 (with A. Kirman).

Equilibrium Analysis, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1988 (with. A. Kirman).

Market Demand: Theory and Empirical Evidence, Princeton University Press, 1994.

 

Editorship


Advances in Economic Theory, Invited Papers for the Fourth World Congress of the Econometric Society, Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Advances in Econometrics, Invited Papers for the Fourth World Congress of the Econometric Society, Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Contributions to Mathematical Economics, In Honor of Gérard Debreu, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1986 (with A. Mas-Colell).

Handbook of Mathematical Economics, Vol. IV (with H. Sonnenschein), North-Holland, Amsterdam, New York, Oxford, Toronto, 1991.


Publications


"Netzwerkplanung", Dechema Monographien 50, 121-148, 1964.

with H. Paschen, "Ein axiomatisch begründetes Konzentrationsmaß", Statistische Informationen, No. 3,53-61, 1964.

"Über straffe Funktionale", Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und verwandte Gebiete, 4, 269-292, 1966.

"Mathematische Grundlagen der nichtlinearen Aktivitätsanalyse", Unternehmensforschung, 10, 65-80,1966.

"On Stochastic Scheduling", Research Program Effectiveness (Proceedings of the Second Conference on Research Program Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.,July 27-29 1965), Yovits,M.C., Gilford, D.M., Wilcox, R.H., Staveley,E. and Lerner, H.D. (eds.),Gordon and Breach, New York, 1966.

"Über stetige Korrespondenzen", Operations Research Verfahren III, 234-248, Henn,R. (ed.), Verlag Anton Hain, Meisenheim am Glan, 1967.

"Anwendung der Graphentheorie auf Planungsprobleme", Operations Research Verfahren V, 205-220, Henn,R. (ed.), Verlag Anton Hain, Meisenheim am Glan, 1968.

"On the Core of an Economy with a Measure Space of Economic Agents", Review of Economic Studies, 35, 443-452, 1968.

"The Core and Competitive Equilibria",Mathematical Systems Theory and Economics II, Lecture Notes in Operations Research and Mathematical Economics, Vol. 12, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1969.

"Pareto Optimality for a Measure Space of Economic Agents", International Economic Review, 10, 363-372, 1969.

"Existence of Equilibria for Economies with Production and a Measure Space of Consumers", Econometrica, 38, 608-623, 1970.

"On Economies with Many Agents", Journal of Economic Theory, 2,161-188, 1970.

with J.F. Mertens, "On Fatou's Lemma in Several Dimensions", Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und verwandte Gebiete, 17, 151-155, 1971.

"On Random Preferences and Equilibrium Analysis", Journal of Economic Theory, 3, 414-429, 1971.

"Measure Spaces of Economic Agents", Proceedings of the Sixth Berkeley Symposium in Mathematical Statistics and Probability,University Press, Berkeley,1972.

with J.F. Mertens, "Upper Hemi-Continuity of the Equilibrium-Set Correspondence for a Pure Exchange Economy", Econometrica,40, 99-108, 1972.

with D. Schmeidler and S. Zamir, "Existence of Approximate Equilibria and Cores", Econometrica,41, 1159-1166, 1973.

with A. Kirman, "Size Removes Inequity", Review of Economic Studies, 40, 305-319, 1973.

with S. Hart and E. Kohlberg, "On Equilibrium Allocations as Distributions on the Commodity Space", Journal of Mathematical Economics, 1, 159-166, 1974.

with J.-M. Grandmont, "Stochastic Processes of Temporary Equilibria",Journal of Mathematical Economics, 1, 247-278, 1974.

"Distributions of Agents' Characteristics", Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2,129-138, 1975.

"Ein mathematisches Modell des ökonomischen Gleichgewichts", ZAMM (Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik), 56, T 16-T 21, 1976.

"Limit Theorems on the Core of an Economy", Frontiers of Quantitative Economics, IIIA,149-165,North-Holland, 1977.

with K. Hildenbrand, "Keynes'sche Gleichgewichte bei Unterbeschäftigung", Quantitative Wirtschaftsforschung, Wilhelm Krelle zum 60. Geburtstag, 303-319, H.Albach, E. Helmstädter, R. Henn (eds.), Mohr, Tübingen, 1977.

with K. Hildenbrand "On Keynesian Equilibria with Unemployment and Quantity Rationing", Journal of Economic Theory, 18, 255-277, 1978.

"Kern (große Ökonomien)", Handwörterbuch der mathematischen Wirtschaftswissenschaften, 133-140, Gabler, Wiesbaden,1979.

with Roy Radner "Stochastic Stability of Market Adjustment in Disequilibrium", General Equilibrium, Growthand Trade, 139-149, J. Green et al. (eds.), 1979.

"On the Uniqueness of Mean Demand for Dispersed Families of Preferences", Econometrica, 48, 1703-1710, 1980.

"Short-Run Production Functions Based on Microdata",Econometrica, 49, 1095-1125, 1981.

with Abraham Neyman, "Integrals of Production Sets with Restricted Substitution", Journal of Mathematical Economics, 9,71-82, 1982.

"Coreof an Economy", Handbook of Mathematical Economics, 832 - 877, K.J.Arrow and M.D. Intrilligator(eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam,1982.

"The Role of Mathematics in Economics", Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science VI, L.J. Cohan, J.Los, H. Pfeiffer, K.-P. Podewski (eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1982.

"Information und Ressourcenallokation",Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, N.F. Vol. 126, Information inder Wirtschaft, 9-31, 1982.

"On the Law of Demand", Econometrica, 51, 997-1019, 1983.

"Introduction" to Mathematical Economics, Twenty Papers of Gérard Debreu, Cambridge University Press 1983.

"Über den empirischen Gehalt der neoklassischen ökonomischen Theorie", Vorträge Nr. 336, 35 -57,Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Hrsg.), Westdeutscher Verlag 1985.

"On the Mean Income Effect: A Data Analysis of the U.K. Family Expenditure Survey", Contributions to Mathematical Economics, In Honor of Gérard Debreu,247 - 268, Werner Hildenbrand,A. Mas-Colell (eds.), NorthHolland, Amsterdam 1986.

"Equilibrium Analysis of Large Economies", Proceedings of the International Congressof Mathematicians, Berkeley, California, USA,1986, 1518-1527, American Mathematical Society 1987.

"Cores";The New Palgrave,666-669, J. Eatwell, M. Milgate and P. Newman (eds.),Macmillan, London, 1987.

"Zur Analyse von Gleichgewichten in großen Ökonomien", Ökonomie und Mathematik, Festschrift für Rudolf Henn, 12-22, O. Opitz and B. Rauhut (eds.), Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg,1987.

with Michael Jerison: "The Demand Theory of the Weak Axioms of Revealed Preference", Economics Letters 29,209-213, 1989.

"The Weak Axiom of Revealed Preference for Market Demand is Strong", Econometrica, Vol. 57, No.4, 979-985, July 1989.

"Facts and Ideas in Microeconomic Theory", EuropeanEconomic Review 33, 251-276, 1989.

with Birgit Grodal: "The Weak Axiom of Revealed Preference in a Productive Economy", The Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 56 (4) No. 188, 635-639, 1989.

"Hechos y Ideas en Teoria Microeconomica" in: Progreso Técnico y Estructura Económica: Dimensión Interna y Comercio Internacional, 35-67,Juan Rafael Vargas, Félix Delgado (eds.), Centro de Economía Aplicada, San José, CostaRica, 1989.

with Wolfgang Härdle and Michael Jerison: "Empirical Evidenceon the Law of Demand", Econometrica,Vol. 59, No. 6, 1525-1549, 1991.

"Comment son H. Uzawa: Time Preference and an Extension of the Fisher-Hicksian Equation", Value and Capital: Fifty Years Later, Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association at Bologna, Italy, 111-118, L. W. Mc Kenzie and St. Zamagni (eds.), Macmillan,London, 1991.

with Birgit Grodal:"Cross-Section Engel Curves, Expenditure Distributions and the Law of Demand`, Aggregation, Consumption and Trade, Essays in Honor of H. S. Houthakker, Advanced Studies in Theorectical and Applied Econometrics, Vol. 27, 37-53, Louis Phlips and Lester D. Taylor (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London,1992.

"Francis Ysidro Edgeworth:Perfect Competition and the Core", European Economic Review 37, 477-490,1993.

with Alois Kneip: "Family Expenditure Data, Heteroscedasticity and the `Law of Demand", Ricerche Economiche 47, 137-165,1993.

"Réflexions sur le contenu empirique des théories économiques",Lecon Inaugurale, Collègede France, Chaire Européenne, faite le Vendredi19 novembre 1993, Collège de France, 1994.

"Francis Ysidro Egdeworth: Der 'Kern' einer Tauschwirtschaft und vollständiger Wettbewerb", in: Vademecum zu einem Klassiker der Vertragstheorie, 67-86, B. Schefold (ed.), Verlag Wirtschaftund Finanzen, Düsseldorf, 1994.

"Despreuves empiriques de la théorie de la demande en micr-économie", "Économie devient-elle une science dure?", Collection Grands Débats, 162-171, Antoine d`Autume et Jean Cartelier (eds.),Editions Economica, Paris,1995.

with Igor Evstigneev and Michael Jerison: "Metonymy and Cross Section Demand", Journal of Mathematical Economics 28, 397-414,1997.

"On the Empirical Evidence of Microeconomic Demand Theory", Is Economics Becoming a Hard Science?, 154-164,Antoine d`Autume and Jean Cartelier (eds.),Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, Brookfield,1997.

"An Exposition of Wald`s Existence Proof", in: Karl Menger, Ergebnisse eines Mathematischen Kolloquiums, (E. Dierkerund K. Sigmund, eds.), Springer Verlag Wien, 51-61, 1998

"How Relevant are Specifications of Behavioral Relations on the Micro-level for Modelling the Time Path of Population Aggregates?", European Economic Review 42, 437-458, 1998.

with Alan Kirman: "The Core and Competitive Equilibrium", Elements of General Equilibrium Analysis,261-290, Alan Kirman(ed.,), Blackwell Publishers, Oxford,1998.

"Zur Relevanz mikroökonomischer Verhaltenshypothesen für die Modellierung der zeitlichen Entwicklung von Aggregaten",Thünen-Vorlesung auf der Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik23.-26.09.1997 in Bern, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Bd.261, Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 195-218,Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 1998.

with Alois Kneip and Klaus Utikal: "Une analyse non parametriquedes distributions du revenu et des caracteristiques des menages; Revue de Statistique Appliquée,47, 39-56, 1998.

"An Introduction to Demand Aggregation", Journal of Mathematical Economics, Special Issue on Aggregation, Vol. 31, 1-14,1999.

with Alois Kneip: "Demand Aggregation under Structural Stability", Journal of Mathematical Economics, Special Issue on Aggregation, Vol. 31, 81-110, 1999.

"On the Empirical Content of EconomicTheories", Economics Beyond the Millenium,37-54, Alan P. Kirman, L.-A. Gérard-Varet (eds.), Oxford University Press, 1999.

with Alois Kneip: "On Aggregation of Micro-Relations: a Research Program", Développements récents de l'analyse économique, XLVIII econgrès annuel de l'Association francaise de science économique 1999, Revue Économique, Vol. 51, 3,435-443, Presses de Sciences PO, Paris, 2000.

with Alois Kneip: "On Behavioral Heterogeneity", EconomicTheory, Vol. 25, 1, 155-170, January 2005.

with Alois Kneip: "Aggregate Behavior and Microdata", Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 50, 3-27, 2005.

"Aggregation (Theory)", in: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, , Blume, L. E. and Durlauf, S. N. (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan Press, publishing in May 2008.

with M. Chakrabarty: "Engel's Law Reconsidered" , Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 47, 3, 289-299, 2011.

with Alois Kneip and Michal Paluch: "Individual versus aggregate income elasticities for heterogeneous populations". Journal of Applied Econometrics, doi: 10.1002/jae.1237, 2011.

with M. Chakrabarty: "How should Engel's Law be formulated", to appear in European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2015.

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