Dr. Thomas Ziesemer

Senior researcher

Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
4. Sustainable Development, Innovation and Societal Transitions
6. Migration and Development

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. For more research info go http://ideas.repec.org/e/pzi7.html. Comments on daily economic issues are on http://tziesemer.wordpress.com.

 

Contributions to teaching programs

BSc Economics SBE, 3rd year: Development Economics

MA Public Policy and Human Development, Graduate School of Governance: International Economics

MA Public Policy and Human Development, Graduate School of Governance: Innovation and Development Patterns around the Globe

MSc Economics: Globalization, Technology, and Distrubution




Selected publications by Thomas Ziesemer


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Testing the Growth Links of Emerging Economies: Croatia in a Growing World Economy, Bulletin of Applied Economics, 5(1): 1-27
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, The Serendipity Theorem for an Endogenous Open Economy Growth Model, Theoretical Economics Letters, 8(4): 720-727
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2016, Gini Coefficients of Education for 146 Countries, 1950-2010, Bulletin of Applied Economics, 3(2): 1-8
von Gaessler, A.E. & Thomas Ziesemer, 2016, Optimal education in times of ageing: The dependency ratio in the Uzawa–Lucas growth model, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 7: 125-142, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2016, The Impact of Development Aid on Education and Health: Survey and New Evidence for Low-income Countries from Dynamic Models, Journal of International Development, 28(8): 1358-1380, More information
Getachew, Yoseph Yilma, Thomas Ziesemer & Augustin Fosu, 2016, Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Evidence from African countries, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 20(8): 1957-1986, More information
Muysken, Joan, Ehsan Vallizadeh & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Migration, unemployment, and skill downgrading, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 117(2): 403-451, More information
Muysken, Joan & Thomas Ziesemer, 2014, The effect of immigration on economic growth in an ageing economy, Bulletin of Applied Economics, 1(1): 37-65
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2014, Country terms of trade: Trends, unit roots, over-differencing, endogeneity, time dummies, and heterogeneity, International Review of Applied Economics, 28(6): 767-796
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2013, A Knowledge-Based View of the Porter Hypothesis, Environmental Policy and Governance, 23: 193-208, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas & Joan Muysken, 2013, A permanent effect of temporary immigration on economic growth, Applied Economics, 45: 4050-4059, More information
Habiyaremye, Alexis & Thomas Ziesemer, 2012, Export demand elasticities as determinants of growth: Estimates for Mauritius, Applied Economics, 44(9): 1143-1158
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2012, Worker remittances and government behaviour in the receiving countries, Eastern Journal of European Studies, 3(2): 37-59
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2012, Worker remittances, migration, accumulation and growth in poor developing countries: Survey and analysis of direct and indirect effects, Economic Modelling, 29: 103-118, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, Developing countries' net-migration: The impact of economic opportunities, disasters, conflicts, and political instability , International Economic Journal , 25: 373-386, More information
Habiyaremye, Alexis & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011, Export demand elasticities and productivity as determinants of growth: estimates for Mauritius, Applied Economics, 1–16, iFirst, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, From growth regressions to systems of equations, Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, 2(1): 121–137
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, Developing Countries’ Net-migration: The Impact of Economic Opportunities, Disasters, Conflicts, and Political Instability, International Economic Journal, 25(3): 371–384
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, Growth with endogenous migration hump and the multiple, dynamically interacting effects of aid in poor developing countries, Applied Economics, 1–14, iFirst, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, The impact of the credit crisis on poor developing countries: Growth, worker remittances, accumulation and migration, Economic Modelling, 27(5): 1230-1245
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, Worker remittances in international growth regressions: The problem of collinearity, Applied Econometrics and International Development, 10(2): 5-12
Kriechel, Ben & Thomas Ziesemer, 2009, The environmental Porter hypothesis: Theory, evidence and a model of timing of adoption, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 18(3): 267-294
Ziesemer, Thomas, Joan Muysken & Frank Cörvers, 2007, Immigratie als wapen in de strijd tegen de vergrijzing, Kwartaalschrift Economie, 4: 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
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, 5: 91-92
Acharya, Rohini & Thomas Ziesemer, 1996, A closed economy model of horizontal and vertical product differentiation: the case of innovation in biotechnology, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 4(3): 245-264
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, What's new and what's old in new growth theory? Endogenous technology, microfoundation and growth rate predictions - A critical overview, Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 115(3): 1-44
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, Economic development and endogenous terms of trade determination: Reexamination and reinterpretation of the Prebisch-Singer thesis, UNCTAD Review: 17-34
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, Growth with imported capital goods, limited export demand and foreign debt, Journal of Macroeconomics, 17(1): 31-53
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, Endogenous growth with public factors and heterogeneous human capital producers, Finanz Archiv, 52(1): 1-20
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1991, Human capital, market structure and taxation in a growth model with endogenous technical progress, Journal of Macroeconomics, 13(1): 47-6
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1990, Public factors and democracy in poverty analysis, Oxford Economic Papers, 42: 268-280


Book chapters
Droste-Franke, Bert, J. Krüger, Stephan Lingner & Thomas Ziesemer, 2012, Explaining the lack of dynamics in the diffusion of small stationary fuel cells, in: I H Yetkiner, M T Pamukcu, & E Erdil (Eds.), Industrial Dynamics, Innovation Policy, and Economic Growth through Technological Advancements, IGI Global, Hershey, USA, 259-276, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, Wachstum mit importierten Ressourcen: Zur Nachhaltigkeit des Wachstums und der Auslandsveschuldung der Vereinigten Staaten, in: H. and von Hauff, M. (eds.), Nachhaltige Entwicklung - das neue Paradigma in der Ökonomie, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg, pp 213-232
Haselmann, Rainer, Stephanie Holle, Clemens Kool & Thomas Ziesemer, 2007, Sovereign Risk and Simple Debt Dynamics: The Case of Brazil and Argentina, in: N.Hatti, H.W. Singer and R. Tandon (eds.), Political Economy of International Monetary Interdependence, BR Publishing Company, New Delhi, World Order Series, 2711-2736
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2006, Wachstum mit perfekten Kapitalbewegungen: US Auslandsverschuldung, in: Auf allen Märkten zu Hause. Gedenkschrift für Franz Haslinger, Metropolis-verlag, Marburg, pp. 11-40
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, ICT and optimal unemployment benefits when Pissarides meets Dixit-Stiglitz, in: LLG Soete & B ter Weel (Eds.), The economics of the digital economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 248-271
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2004, Multiple-steady-state growth models explaining twin-peak empirics?, in: G. Groezinger & A. van Aaken (Eds.), Inequality: New Analytical Approaches, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg, pp. 145-168
Ziesemer, Thomas & Hugo Hollanders, 2003, Some Aspects of Growth in the Netherlands 1970-1998: an international comparison, in: Hagemann, H & Seiter, S (Ed.), New Developments in Growth Theory and Policy, Routledge, London, New York, pp. 248-262
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2003, Reconciling environmental policy with employment, international competitiveness and participation requirements (Reprint), in: Singer, H, Hatti, N & Tandon, R (Ed.), Trade and Environment; North-South perspectives, BR Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, New world Order Series, Vol. 21:, pp. 719-766
Ziesemer, Thomas, Hakan Yetkiner & Joan Muysken, 2003, Health, labour productivity and growth, in: Hagemann, H & Seiter, S (Ed.), New Developments in Growth Theory and Policy, Routledge, London, New York, pp. 187-205
Ziesemer, Thomas & Luc Soete, 2003, Gains from Trade and Environmental Policy under Imperfect Competition and Pollution from Transport (Reprint), in: Singer, H, Hatti, N & Tandon, R (Ed.), Trade and Environment; North-South perspectives, BR Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, New world Order Series, Vol. 21, pp. 499-524
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2003, Creation and Destruction of Comparative Advantage by Public Investment in the Transport Infrastructure of Transit Economies and by Environmental Taxes, in: Singer, H, Hatti, N & Tandon, R (Ed.), Trade and Environment; North-South perspectives, BR Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, New World Order Series Vol. 21, pp. 945-980
Ziesemer, Thomas & U. Steger, 2003, Executive Summary, in: Sustainable Development and Innovation in the energy Sector, Europaische Akademie, Ahrweiler, Graue Reihe
Hollanders, Hugo & Thomas Ziesemer, 2003, Some aspects of growth in the Netherlands 1970-1998: an international comparison, in: Hagemann, H & Seiter, S (Ed.), Growth theory and growth policy, Routledge, London, pp. 248-262
Hollanders, Hugo & Thomas Ziesemer, 2003, Some Aspects of Growth in the Netherlands 1970-1998: An International Comparison, in: Harald Hagemann and Stephan Seiter (eds.), Growth Theory and Growth Policy, Routledge, London, pp. 248-262
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2002, Contract Prolongation in Scientific Institutions: The Principal's Optimum under Moral Harzard, in: D. Ipsen, & H. Peukert (Eds.), Institutional Economics: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Applications, Haag & Herchen, Frankfurt/Main, pp. 105-115
Muysken, Joan, Hakan Yetkiner & Thomas Ziesemer, 2002, Health, labour productivity and growth, in: Harald Hagemann and Stefan Seiter (eds.), New Development in Economic Growth and Policy, Routledge
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2001, Umweltpolitik und Zielkonflikte unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von internationaler Konkurrenzfähigkeit, Beschäftigungs-, Verteilungs- und Technologieaspekten, in: Gerd Hanekamp und Ulrich Steger (eds.), Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Innovation im Energiebereich, Selbstverlag Europäische Akademie, Ahrweiler, Graue Reihe Nr. 28, 94-111
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2001, Creation and destruction of comparative advantage by public investment in the transport infrastructure of transit economies and by environmental taxes, in: H. Singer, N. Hatti and R. Tandon, Globalization, Technology and Trade in the 21st Century, B.R. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, The New World Order Series, volume 21, part II
Loo, Ivo de & Thomas Ziesemer, 2001, Determinants of sectoral average wage and employment growth rates in a specific factors model with production externalities and international capital movements, in: Pascal Petit and Luc Soete (eds.), Technology and the Future of European Employment, Edward Elgar, 352-386
Loo, Ivo de & Thomas Ziesemer, 2000, Determinants of sectoral average wage and employment growth rates in a specific factors model with international capital movements, in: P. de Gijsel, R. Olthoff and T. Zwick (eds.), The Unemployment Debate: Current Issues, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1999, The structure of the Asian debt crisis in theoretical and historical perspective, in: H.-J. Stadermann and O. Steiger (eds.), Herausforderung der Geldwirtschaft, Theorie und Praxis währungspolitischer Ereignisse, Metropolis, 363-393
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1999, How to apply trade theory to the German unification? Making sense of ‘comparative advantage in nothing, in: Irmgard Nübler and Harald Trabold (eds.), Herausforderungen an die Wirtschaftspolitik an der Schwelle zum 21. Jahrhundert: Festschrift für Lutz Hoffmann zum 65. Geburtstag, Duncker & Humblot
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, Dissent on convergence: The role of public factors, international trade and path dependence, in: F. Haslinger & O. Stönner-Venkatarama (Eds), Aspects of Income Distribution, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, Economic development and endogenous terms-of-trade determination: Review and interpretation of the Prebisch-Singer thesis, in: H. Singer, N. Hatti and R. Tandon (eds.), The New World Order Series, B.R. Publishing Corporation Ltd, Vol. XIII, Export-led versus Balanced Growth in the 1990s
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, Dissent on convergence. The role of public factors, international trade and path dependence, in: F. Haslinger and O. Stonner-Venkatarama (eds.), Aspects of the Distribution of Income, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, A Prebisch-Singer growth model and the debt crises, in: David Sapsford and John-ren Chen (eds.), Development Economics and Policy, Macmillan, 300-317
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, A history of economic theorizing on the Prebisch-Singer thesis, in: Jörg Glombowski, Anke Gronert and Henk Plasmeijer (eds.), Zur kontinentalen Geschichte des ökonomischen Denkens, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, 337-65
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Economic development and endogenous terms-of-trade determination: Review and interpretation of the Prebisch-Singer thesis, in: H. Singer, N. Hatti and R. Tandon (eds), New World Order Series, D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt., vol. XIII, Export-led versus Balanced Growth in the 1990s
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, A history of economic theorizing on the Prebisch-Singer thesis, in: J. Glombowski, A. Gronert and H. Plasmeijer (eds.), Zur kontinentalen Geschichte des ökonomischen Denkens, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, pp. 337-365
Soete, Luc & Thomas Ziesemer, 1997, Gains from trade and environmental policy under imperfect competition and pollution from transport, in: H-D Feser & M. von Hauff (eds), Neuere Entwicklungen in der Umweltökonomie und -politik, Transfer Verlag, Regensburg, Volkswirtschaftliche Schriften Universität Kaiserslautern, pp. 249-268
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1996, Dissent on Convergence: The Role of Public Factors, International Trade and Path Dependence, in: Haslinger, F. und Oliver Stönner-Venkatarama (eds.), Aspects of the Distribution of Income, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg, 133-166
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1996, Endogenous growth and distributional conflict, in: G. Köhler, C. Gore, U.P. Reich and T. Ziesemer (eds.), Questioning Development, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, pp. 223-40
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1996, Tying of aid reversed: Alternative incentive schemes for development aid, productivity enhancement and change of income distribution, in: G. Köhler, C. Gore, U.P. Reich and T. Ziesemer (eds.), Questioning Development, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, pp. 263-274
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, Optimale Produktionssubventionen, Wachstum und Strukturwandel in einer technologisch geteilten Welt, in: J. Fleming (ed.), Moderne Makroökonomie - eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, pp. 483-504
Gijsel, Peter de & Thomas Ziesemer, 1994, Hochschulreform in den Niederlanden in den achtziger und neunziger Jahren und ihre Implementierung am Beispiel der wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Rijksuniversiteit Limburg , in: G. Grözinger/E. Hödl (eds.), Hochschulen im Niedergang? Zur Politischen Ökon¬omie von Lehre und Forschung , Metropolis, Marburg, pp 99-125
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1994, Several entries on 'Development Economics', in: F. Geigant, F. Haslinger, D. Sobotka, H.M. Westphal (eds.), Lexikon der Volkswirtschaft, Verlag Moderne Industrie, Landesberg/Lech
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1994, Dynamic oligopolistic pricing with endogenous change in market structure and market potential in an epidemic diffusion model, in: G. Silverberg and L. Soete (eds.), The Economics of Growth and Technological Change. Technologies, Nations, Agents, Edward Elgar Publishing, Aldershot, pp. 217-239
Soete, Luc & Thomas Ziesemer, 1992, Meritocracy for sustainibility, in: J.B.Opschoor (ed.), Environment, Economy and Sustainable Development, Wolters-Noordhoff Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 53-62
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1991, Public factors and democracy in poverty analysis, in: P.J.N. Sinclair and M.D.E. Slater (eds.), Taxation, Private Information and Capital, Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp. 268-280


Books (monograph or edited volume)
Hariharan, SV, P Abdul Kareem, Rameshwar Tandon & Thomas Ziesemer (eds.), 2017, Climate Justice and Policy, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 231, More information
Droste-Franke, Bert, M. Carrier, M. Kaiser, M. Schreurs, C. Weber & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Improving Energy Decisions: Towards Better Scientific Policy Advice for a Safe and Secure Future Energy System, Springer, Heidelberg, Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment, 257 pp, More information
Tandon, Rameshwar & Thomas Ziesemer, 2012, Prebisch-Singer Hypothesis and Terms of Trade in New Century, B.R. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, 282pp, More information
Droste-Franke, Bert, B. Paal, C. Rehtanz, D. U. Sauer, J-P. Schneider, M. Schreurs & Thomas Ziesemer, 2012, Balancing Renewable Electricity. Energy Storage, Demand Side Management and Network Extension from an Interdisciplinary Perspective, Springer Verlag, Berlin, More information
Droste-Franke, Bert, H. Berg, A. Kötter, J. Krüger, K. Mause, J.-C. Pielow, I. Romey & Thomas Ziesemer, 2009, Brennstoffzellen und Virtuelle Kraftwerke: Energie-, umwelt- und technologiepolitische Aspekte einer effizienten Hausenergieversorgung, Springer, Berlin, 332 pp, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector, Springer, Heidelberg/New York, 268 pp, More information
Steger, U., W. Achterberg, K. Blok, H. Bode, W. Frenz, C. Gather, G. Hanekamp, D. Imboden, M. Jahnke, M. Kost, R. Kurz, H.G. Nutzinger & Thomas Ziesemer, 2002, Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Innovation im Energiebereich, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 227 pp, More information
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Ursachen von Verschuldungskrisen: Theorie, Empirie und Politik, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg, 211 p
Ziesemer, Thomas (ed.), 1996, Questioning Development, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg, 457 p
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1987, Economic Theory of Underdevelopment, Transfer Verlag, Regensburg, 171 pp, More information


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Can we have growth when population is stagnant? Testing linear growth rate formulas of non-scale endogenous growth models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-044
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Fluctuations in renewable electricity supply: Gains from international trade through infrastructure?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-014
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, The serendipity theorem for an endogenous open economy growth model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-001
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2017, Testing the growth links of emerging economies: Croatia in a growing world economy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-051
Edle von Gaessler, Anne & Thomas Ziesemer, 2017, Ageing, human capital and demographic dividends with endogenous growth, labour supply and foreign capital, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-043
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2017, Testing linear growth rate formulas of non-scale endogenous growth models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-036
Soete, Luc, Bart Verspagen & Thomas Ziesemer, 2017, The productivity effect of public R&D in the Netherlands, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-021
Vallizadeh, Ehsan, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer, 2016, Offshoring medium-skill tasks, low-skill unemployment and the skill-wage structure, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-070
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2016, Gini coefficients of education for 146 countries, 1950-2010, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-044
Hallonsten, Jan Simon & Thomas Ziesemer, 2016, A semi-endogenous growth model for developing countries with public factors, imported capital goods, and limited export demand, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-004
Bartekova, Eva & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Impact of electricity prices on foreign direct investment: Evidence from the European Union, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-021
Edle von Gaessler, Anne & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Optimal education in times of ageing: The dependency ratio in the Uzawa-Lucas growth model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-020
Vallizadeh, Ehsan, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Offshoring of medium-skill jobs, polarization, and productivity effect: Implications for wages and low-skill unemployment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-004
Kwasi Fosu, Augustin, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer, 2014, Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Fresh evidence from African countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-057
Maemir, Hibret & Thomas Ziesemer, 2014, Multinational production and trade in an endogenous growth model with heterogeneous firms, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-038
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2014, Country Terms of Trade 1960-2012: Trends, unit roots, over-differencing, endogeneity, time dummies, and heterogeneity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-027
Bhupatiraju, Samyukta, Bart Verspagen & Thomas Ziesemer, 2013, Summarizing large spatial datasets: Spatial principal components and spatial canonical correlation, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-011
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2012, Worker remittances and government behaviour in the receiving countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2012-065
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2012, The impact of development aid on education and health: Survey and new evidence from dynamic models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2012-057
Muysken, Joan, Ehsan Vallizadeh & Thomas Ziesemer, 2012, The impact of Medium-Skilled immigration: A general equilibrium approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2012-055
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, Country terms of trade: Trends, unit roots, over-differencing, endogeneity, time dummies, and heterogeneity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-065
Muysken, Joan & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011, The effect of net immigration on economic growth in an ageing economy: transitory and permanent shocks, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-055
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2011, What Changes Gini Coefficients of Education? On the dynamic interaction between education, its distribution and growth, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-053
Kwasi Fosu, Augustin, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011, Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Evidence from African countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-051
Muysken, Joan & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011, Immigration and growth in an ageing economy - version 2, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-037
Muysken, Joan & Thomas Ziesemer, 2011, Immigration and growth in an ageing economy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2011-012
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, From trends in commodities and manufactures to country terms of trade, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2010-022
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, Net-immigration of developing countries: The role of economic determinants, disasters, conflicts, and political instability, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2010-009
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2010, The Impact of the Credit Crisis on Poor Developing Countries and the Role of China in Pulling and Crowding Us Out, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2010-004
Droste-Franke, Bert, Jörg Krüger, Stephan Lingner & Thomas Ziesemer, 2009, Explaining the lack of dynamics in the diffusion of small stationary fuel cells, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2009-043
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2009, Growth with imported resources: On the sustainability of U.S. growth and foreign debt, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2009-028
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2009, The Impact of the Credit Crisis on Poor Developing Countries: Growth, worker remittances, accumulation and migration, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2009-026
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2009, Collinearity in growth regressions: The example of worker remittances, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2009-020
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2009, Remittances, lagged dependent variables and migration stocks as determinants of migration from developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2009-007
Habiyaremye, Alexis & Thomas Ziesemer, 2008, Export Demand Elasticities as Determinants of Growth: Estimates for Mauritius, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2008-072
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2008, Worker remittances, migration, accumulation and growth in poor developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2008-063
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2008, Growth with Endogenous Migration Hump and the Multiple, Dynamically Interacting Effects of Aid in Poor Developing Countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2008-057
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2008, Worker remittances and government behaviour in the receiving countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2008-029
Kriechel, Ben & Thomas Ziesemer, 2007, The Environmental Porter Hypothesis: Theory, Evidence and a Model of Timing of Adoption , UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2007-024
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2007, Estimations of US debt dynamics: Growth cum debt and the savings glut in Kouri’s model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2007-003
Habiyaremye, Alexis & Thomas Ziesemer, 2006, Absorptive Capacity and Export Diversification in Sub-Saharan African Countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2006-030
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2006, Worker Remittances and Growth: The Physical and Human Capital Channels, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2006-020
Kriechel, Ben & Thomas Ziesemer, 2006, Taxation and Technology Adoption: A Hotelling Approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2006-009


Research memoranda
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, How to cure the trade balance? Reducing budget deficits versus devaluations in the presence of J- and W-curves for Brazil, Published as: How to cure the trade balance? Reducing budget deficits versus devaluations in the presence of J- and W-curves for Brazil, In: Venkata Seshaiha Sakalya (ed.): Issues in Economic Development-J-Curve: Experiences of Different Countries2005-019
Kool, Clemens & Thomas Ziesemer, 2005, Unstable Debt/GDP Dynamics as an Early Warning Indicator, MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-015
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, Growth with perfect capital movements in CES: US Debt Dynamics and model estimation , MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-014
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2005, Malthus irrelevant?, Temporarily unavailable, MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-010
Kriechel, Ben & Thomas Ziesemer, 2005, The Environmental Porter Hypothesis as a Technology Adoption Problem?, Revised version of 2003-010, MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-009
Mutz, Christine & Thomas Ziesemer, 2005, Prebisch-Singer: Debates, Growth Model and Estimates, MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-008
Mutz, Christine & Thomas Ziesemer, 2005, Simultaneous Estimation of Income and Price Elasticities of Export Demand, Scale Economies and Total Factor Productivity Growth for Brazil, MERIT Research Memoranda 2005-004
Mutz, Christine & Thomas Ziesemer, 2004, Estimation of a Prebisch-Singer Two-Gap Growth Model, temporarily unavailable, MERIT Research Memoranda 2004-001
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2003, Multiple-steady-state growth models explaining twin-peak empirics? , MERIT Research Memoranda 2003-030
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2003, Green Tax Reform and the Laffer curve in labour market models: A brief note, MERIT Research Memoranda 2003-012
Kriechel, Ben & Thomas Ziesemer, 2003, The Environmental Porter Hypothesis as a Technology Adoption Problem?, Revised and published as 2005-009", MERIT Research Memoranda 2003-010
Kool, Clemens, Thomas Ziesemer, Rainer Haselmann & Stephanie Holle, 2003, Sovereign Risk and Simple Debt Dynamics in Asia, MERIT Research Memoranda 2003-002
Haselmann, Rainer, Stephanie Holle, Clemens Kool & Thomas Ziesemer, 2002, Sovereign Risk and Simple Debt Dynamics: The Case of Brazil and Argentina, MERIT Research Memoranda 2002-024
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2002, ICT as Technical Change in the Matching and Production Functions of a Pissarides-Dixit-Stiglitz model, Published as 'Information and Communication Technology as Technical Change in Matching and Production' in Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie), vol 79 afl 3 p263-288 / 2003, MERIT Research Memoranda 2002-020
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2002, Monopolistic Competition, Search Unemployment, and Macroeconomics, MERIT Research Memoranda 2002-019
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2002, Green Tax Reform, marginal revenue of wage income taxes, and the wage curve: A brief note, MERIT Research Memoranda 2002-014
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2001, Contract Prolongation In Innovation Production As A Principal-Agent Problem With Moral Hazard, Published in Institutional Economics: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Applications, edited by Dirk Ipsen und Helge Peukert, Frankfurter Abhandlungen zu den gesamten Staatswissenschaften Bd.5, Haag+Herchen, Frankfurt/Main, 2002, 105-15, MERIT Research Memoranda 2001-037
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2001, ICT as Technical Change in the Matching and Production Functions of a Pissarides-Dixit-Stiglitz model, MERIT Research Memoranda 2001-025
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2001, Monopolistic Competition and Search Unemployment: A Pissarides-Dixit-Stiglitz model, MERIT Research Memoranda 2001-006
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2000, Reconciling Environmental Policy with Employment, International Competitiveness and Participation Requirements, MERIT Research Memoranda 2000-022
Muysken, Joan, Hakan Yetkiner & Thomas Ziesemer, 1999, Health, Labour Productivity and Growth, MERIT Research Memoranda 1999-030
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1999, How to Apply Trade Theory to the German Unification? Making sense of ‘comparative advantage in nothing’, MERIT Research Memoranda 1999-012
Loo, Ivo de & Thomas Ziesemer, 1999, Determinants Of Sectoral Average Wage and Employment Growth Rates in a Specific Factors Model with Production Externalities and International Capital Movements, MERIT Research Memoranda 1999-006
Hollanders, Hugo & Thomas Ziesemer, 1999, From Which Side to the Steady State of the Augmented Solow Model? The Role of Country-Specific Total Factor Productivity Growth Rates, MERIT Research Memoranda 1999-003
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, Creation and Destruction of Comparative Advantage by Public Investment in the Transport Infrastructure of Transit Economies and by Environmental Taxes, MERIT Research Memoranda 1998-022
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1998, The Structure of the Asian Debt Crisis in Theoretical and Historical Perspective, MERIT Research Memoranda 1998-013
Loo, Ivo de & Thomas Ziesemer, 1998, Determinants of Sectoral Average Wage Growth Rates in a Specific Factors Model with International Capital Movements: The Case of Cobb-Douglas Production Functions?, MERIT Research Memoranda 1998-010
Loo, Ivo de & Thomas Ziesemer, 1998, Determinants of Sectoral Average Wage Growth Rates in a Specific Factors Model with International Capital Movements (revised version 1998-010), MERIT Research Memoranda 1998-001
Soete, Luc & Thomas Ziesemer, 1997, Gains from Trade and Environmental Policy under Imperfect Competition and Pollution from Transport, MERIT Research Memoranda 1997-003
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1996, Tying of Aid Reversed: Alternative Incentive Schemes for Development Aid, Productivity Enhancement and Change of Income Distribution, MERIT Research Memoranda 1996-001
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1995, Reconciling environmental policy with employment, international competitiveness and participation requirements, MERIT Research Memoranda 1995-022
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1994, Endogenous Growth with Public Factors and Heterogenous Human Capital Producers, MERIT Research Memoranda 1994-033
Acharya, Rohini & Thomas Ziesemer, 1994, A closed economy model of horizontal and vertical product differentiation: the case of innovation in biotechnology, MERIT Research Memoranda 1994-032
Schneider, Johannes & Thomas Ziesemer, 1994, Murky Age, Steady State or Green Paradise? Environmental Planning with alternative specifications of time-dependent clean-up technology for semi-renewable resources, MERIT Research Memoranda 1994-031
Schneider, Johannes & Thomas Ziesemer, 1994, What's new and what's old in new growth theory: endogenous technology, microfoundation and growth rate predictions - A critical Overview , MERIT Research Memoranda 1994-029
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1994, Economic Development and Endogenous Terms of Trade Determination: Review and Reinterpretation of the Prebisch-Singer Thesis , MERIT Research Memoranda 1994-005
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1993, Endogenous growth with public factors and heterogeneous human capital producers, MERIT Research Memoranda 1993-022


Conference contributions
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, discussant of A.A. Batabyal, Developing Countries and environmental Protection: the Effects of Budget Balance and Pollution Ceiling Constraints, EAERE, Tilburg, June 1997
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, discussant of H. Kox, A Note on Primary Exports and Growth Performance in Developing Countries, at the Development Economics Seminar of the Institute of Social Studies, Rotterdam, June 1997
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, The dynamic trade-theoretic consequences of public investment in the transport infrastructure of transit economies and of environmental taxes, paper presented at the NAKE Day 1997, October
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Determinants of Sectoral Average Wage Growth Rates: A Trade-Theoretic Approach and its Limitations, paper presented to the conference European Unemployment, Maastricht, October
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Dissent on Convergence: The Role of Public Factors, International Trade and Path Dependence, paper presented to the Development Economics Seminar organised by the Institute of Social Studies (The Hague), Eindhoven, October
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Reconciling Environmental Policy with Employment, International Competitiveness and participation Requirements, paper presented to the EAERE, Tilburg, June
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Optimal Contract Prolongation in Innovation Production, paper presented to the Conference Konstitutionelle Ökonomie: Bad Boll, May/June
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, Determinants of Sectoral Wage Growth Rates: A Trade-Theoretic Approach and Its Limitations, Paper prepared for the ESF Conference on Economic Growth of Open and Closed Economies, Pisa, September 1997


Briefs
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2008, Pros and cons of nuclear energy: Private versus social costs, Newsletter Europäische Akademie Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Akademie-brief, no 78, 1-3


Other (editorship, media appearance, keynote, etc.)
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2008, Recurrent themes in international financial crises, Fiducie, 35-41
Ziesemer, Thomas, 2007, “Loan pushing” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Macmillan, 2nd edition., International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Macmillan, 2nd edition.
Ziesemer, Thomas, 1997, The Dynamic Trade-theoretic Consequences of Public Investment in the Transport Infrastructure of Transit Economies and of Environmental Taxes, mimeo, February Maastricht


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