Chair of Environment and Economics

Publications

On this page you will find an overview of the publications of Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf:

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Articles in magazines

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2017): Evolutionary Climate-Change Modelling: A Multi-Agent Climate-Economic Model. Computational Economics,
    DOI 10.1007/s10666-017-9549-3
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie, Klippert, Christian (2017): The Effect of Green Investments in an Agent-Based Climate-Economic Model, Environmental Modeling and Assessment,
    DOI 10.1007/s10614-017-9740-2
  • Geisendorf S, Pietrulla F. (2017) The circular economy and circular economic concepts—a literature analysis and redefinition. Thunderbird International Business Review. 2017;1–12.
    DOI 10.1002/tie.21924
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2016): The impact of personal beliefs on climate change: The "battle of perspectives" revisited, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26:551-580,
    DOI 10.1007/s00191-016-0461-9
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie, Nuscheler, Daniela (2016): Does Sustainability create Shareholder Value? – The Impact of Sustainability on Stock Market Performance of European Firms, Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht, 1: 88-115
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2012): Glauben wir (nicht) an den Klimawandel? – Multi-Agenten Modellierung in der klima-ökonomischen Forschung, wiwi-journal (Dez. 2012 - Jan. 2013)

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2011):  Internal selection and market selection in economic Genetic Algorithms. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 21(5): 817-841
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  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2010): Searching NK fitness landscapes: On the trade off between speed and quality in complex problem solving. Computational Economics, 35(4): 395-406
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  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009):  The economic concept of evolution – Self-organization or Universal Darwinism? Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol.16(4): 377-391
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  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009): The influence of innovation and imitation on economic performance. Journal of Economic Issues, 14(1): 65-94

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009): The relevance of modularization for the problem solving capacity of institutions. Submitted to Journal of Institutional Economics, revisions required

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2008): The irrational foundations of economics - Why neoclassical economists choose the wrong theory from physics. TRANS. Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften. 17 Jan. 2008 www.inst.at/trans/17Nr/inhalt17kctos.htm

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie, Weise, Peter (2001): Kreativität und Interaktion. In: Gestalt Theory, Vol.23, Nr. 4: 293-311

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie, Ramón Briegel (2001): Jenseits des Gleichgewichts: Neue Modellierungsansätze der Ökologischen Ökonomik. In: Ökologisches Wirtschaften Nr. 2/2001: 17-20

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Essays in anthologies

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009): The irrational foundations of neoclassical economics - How economists tried to become „scientific“ with simplified Newtonism. In: Ötsch, Walter O. und Thomasberger, Claus (Hg.) Der neoliberale Markt-Diskurs Ursprünge, Geschichte, Wirkungen. Metropolis, Marburg
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2006): Vom Suchen der Hausschlüssel unter der Laterne - Probleme des Designs ökonomischer Lernmodelle. In: Brandes, E., Eger, T. & Kraft, M. (Hg.) (2006): Wirtschaftswissenschaften zwischen Markt, Norm und Moral. Festschrift für Peter Weise. Kassel University Press, Kassel

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2004): Der ökonomische Evolutionsbegriff: Selbstorganisation und Selektion. In: Lehmann-Waffenschmidt, M. Ebner, A. Forndahl, D. (Hg.) (2004): Institutioneller Wandel, Marktprozesse und dynamische Wirtschaftspolitik. Perspektiven der Evolutorischen Ökonomik. Marburg, Metropolis: 79-96

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2004): Kreativität und der Stellenwert des Neuen. Held, M: Kubon-Gilke, G. & Sturn, R. (Hg.) (2004): Normative und institutionelle Grundfragen der Ökonomik. Jahrbuch 3: Ökonomik des Wissens. Metropolis, Marburg: 231-254

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2004): Genetische Algorithmen, Sugarscape und Lakeland - Neue Modelle der Ökologischen Ökonomik. In: Döring, R. & Rühs, M. (Hg.) (2004): Ökonomische Rationalität und praktische Vernunft - Gerechtigkeit, Ökologische Ökonomie und Naturschutz. Eine Festschrift anlässlich des 60. Geburtstags von Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hampicke. Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg: 213-228

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2002): Korreferat zu Claudia Lawrenz: Genetische Algorithmen als Lernmodell? In: Perspektiven des Wandels: Evolutorische Ökonomik in der Anwendung. Metropolis, Marburg: 547-562

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2001): Genetische Algorithmen als Lernmodell? In: Ökonomie und Gesellschaft, Jahrbuch 17: Komplexität und Lernen. Metropolis, Marburg: 217-234

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1999): Rezension des Lehrbuchs: Faucheux, Sylvie & Noël, Jean-François (1995): „Économie des Ressources Naturelles et de L’Énvironnement“. In: Beckenbach, F., Hampicke, U., Leipert, C., Meran, G., Minsch, J., Nutzinger, H., Pfriem, R., Weimann, J., Wirl, F. & Witt, U. (Hg.) (1999): Jahrbuch Ökologische Ökonomik 1. Metropolis, Marburg: 462-465

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1997): Die Umweltökonomische Gesamtrechnung als Grundlage einer nachhaltigen Wirtschaftspolitik. In: Ökonomie und Gesellschaft, Jahrbuch 14: Nachhaltigkeit in der ökonomischen Theorie. Campus, Frankfurt/ New York: 51-77

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Monographs

  • Hey, Christian, Hickmann, Gerd, Geisendorf, Sylvie, Schleicher Tappeser, Ruggero (1992) Dead End Road. Climate change in European freight transport, Freiburg
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie, Gronemann, Silke, Hampicke, Ulrich Immler, Hans (1998): The importance of natural assets and biodiversity for a sustainable economy:possibilities and limits of detectability and value measurement. Federal Environmental Agency (ed.) (1998): Research report 101 03 165/02
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2001): Evolutionary Ecological Economics. Metropolis,
    Marburg

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Translation

  • Faucheux, Sylvie and Jean-François Noël (2001): Economics of natural resources and the environment. Translated from the French by Sylvie
    Geisendorf and Ulrich Hampicke. Metropolis, Marburg

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Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Ecological instability and economic evolution – Integrated biological evolutionary modelling, Annual meeting of the Society for Evolutionary Economics, Hannover, 30th June – 2nd July 2016

  • What `Sustainability Economics´ aims for – and how it differs from “Ecological Economics”, ISEE conference “Transforming the Economy: Sustaining Food, Water, Energy and Justice”, Washington, 26th – 29th June 2016

  • Evolutionary ecological-economic modelling - Ecological instability and economic growth, Annual meeting of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft e. V. (DPG) at University of Regensburg, 6th – 9th March 2016

  • Special Session: The political economy of a socio-ecological transformation: the role of actors and institutions, 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Leeds, June 30th - July 3rd 2015

  • Ecological complexity in natural resource management modelling, 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Leeds, June 30th - July 3rd 2015

  • The difference it makes - Learning how to adapt to resource dynamics or learning how to survive in a complex world. Workshop on Economic Science with heterogenous Agents (WEHIA) 2015.  Sophia Antipolis, 21-23 May 2015

  • Behavioural Climate Policy - How bounded rationality can foster the energy transition. The idea of "Nudging". ISEE 2014 Conference: Wellbeing and equity within planetary boundaries. 13-15 August 2014, Reykjavik Iceland

  • “Optimal” climate change or structural change and economic growth? Is climate protection a cost or an investment?, Annual meeting of the Society for Evolutionary Economics, Hohenheim, 3rd-5th July 2014

  • Are we fond of our mistakes? The status quo bias in climate change prevention. Annual conference of the section for Evolutionary Economics at the society for social politics, Delft, 4.-6.7.2013

  • How change happens? The status quo bias in climate policy. ESEE 2013 Conference – Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics. Lille, 18.-21.6.2013

  • No time for proper models? About the relevance of time in resource or climate economic modelling. Annual conference of the section for Evolutionary Economics at the society for social politics. Beuron, 12. - 14. 7. 2012

  • “Optimizing” climate change or reaching a structural change of the economy? A multi-agent model. ISEE 2012 Conference - Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Challenges and Contributions for a Green Economy. Rio de Janeiro, 16. – 19. 6. 2012

  • The emperor’s new clothes?: Is “Sustainability Economics” a useful alternative to “Ecological Economics” or a regression to “Environmental Economics”? 13th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics: The Economy of Tomorrow. Nottingham. 6. - 9. 7. 2011

  • The impact of the financial crisis on climate change: A multi-agent model. 12th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics: The Economy of Tomorrow. London. 7. - 10. 7. 2009

  • Specifying economic self-organization by general evolutionary principles. EAEPE Conference: Institutional Solutions for Economic Recovery. Amsterdam, 6. - 8.11. 2009

  • The impact of personal beliefs on climate change: A multi-agent climate-economic model. 11th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics. London. 9. - 12. 7. 2009

  • Preventing climate change or adapting to it? – The battle of perspectives revisited. 8th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics: Transformation, innovation and adaptation for sustainability – Integrating natural and social sciences. Ljubljana, 29.6. - 2.7. 2009

  • Searching NK fitness landscapes: On the trade off between speed and quality in complex problem solving. 6th International EMAEE Conference on Evolution, Behavior and Organizations. Jena, 21. - 23. 5. 2009

  • Die Bedeutung institutioneller Weltbilder für die Klimapolitik: Ein klima-ökonomisches Multi-Agenten Modell. Institutionen ökologischer Nachhaltigkeit Tagung in der Reihe Normative und institutionelle Grundfragen der Ökonomik. Tutzing, 9. - 11. 3. 2009

  • The economic concept of evolution – Self-organisation or Universal Darwinism? EAEPE Conference: Labour, Institutions and Growth in a Global Knowledge Economy, Research Area V: Ontological Foundations of Evolutionary Economics. Rom, 6. -  8. 11. 2008

  • The insurance value of biodiversity – Effects of genetic diversity versus high productivity crops on long-term agricultural performance. 10th Anniversary Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics. Cambridge. 4. - 6. 7. 2008

  • Agent-based modelling of invention by modular search – GA search in an NK fitness landscape. Decision Theory and Choice: a Complexity Approach. Salerno. 19. - 20. 6. 2008

  • Modelling adaptive search in an NK fitness landscape. NK Modelling in Economics and Management. Pisa. 12. - 14. 6. 2008

  • The irrational foundations of economics - Why neoclassical economists choose the wrong theory from physics. INST-Konferenz: Wissen, Kreativität und Transformation von Gesellschaften, Sektion „Der neoliberale Markt-Diskurs“. Wien, 6. - 9. 12. 2007

  • Modelling bounded rationality in Ecological Economics - Strength and limitations. 7th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics “Integrating Natural and Social Sciences for Sustainability.” 5.- 8. 6. 2007

  • The influence of innovation and imitation on economic performance - A Multi-Agent Simulation. 5th International EMAEE Conference on Innovation “Globalisation, Services and Innovation: The Changing Dynamics of the Knowledge Economy.” Manchester, 17. - 19. 5. 2007

  • The importance of creativity for economic growth. Jahrestagung des Ausschusses für Evolutorische Ökonomik im Verein für Socialpolitik. Witten Herdecke, 6. - 8. 7. 2006

  • Der ökonomische Evolutionsbegriff: Biologische Metapher oder endogen bewirkter Wandel? Buchenbach V. Workshop zur Evolutorischen Ökonomik für Doktoranden, Habilitanden und Post-Docs. Buchenbach 14.-17.5.2003

  • Kreativität und der Stellenwert des Neuen - kleiner Zauberkurs für Ökonomen. Normative und institutionelle Grundfragen der Ökonomik: Ökonomik des Wissens Tutzing 10.-12.3. 2003

  • Searching the key where the light is. Auswirkungen verschiedener Annahmen in ökonomischen Lernmodellen. Jahrestagung des Ausschusses für Evolutorische Ökonomik im Verein für Socialpolitik. Marburg, 4. - 6. 7. 2002

  • Modeling bounded rationality by Genetic Algorithms - Strength and limitations. XXIV. International Conference of Agricultural Economists (IAAE ) Berlin August 13-19, 2000. Mini-symposium on “Integrating Approaches for Natural Resource Management and Policy Analysis: Bioeconomic Models, Multi-Agent Systems, and Cellular Automata”

  • Ist eine nachhaltige Ressourcennutzung erlernbar? Workshop: ”Selbstorganisation in sozio-ökonomischen Prozessen”. Jena, 5.- 6. 2. 1999. Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung von Wirtschaftssystemen - Abteilung Evolutionsökonomik

  • Genetic Algorithms for the computation of catching or harvesting techniques for a renewable resource. Workshop: „Computational Economics“. Santa Fe, 26. Juni 1998. Santa Fe Institut, USA

  • Biodiversität in der Umweltökonomischen Gesamtrechnung, Was kostet Artenvielfalt? Tagung: „Umweltökonomische Gesamtrechnung - Versuch einer ganzheitlichen Betrachtung“. München, 28. Nov. 1996. Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege

  • Nachhaltige Entwicklung: Was bedeutet das aus ökonomischer Sicht? Tagung: „Agenda 21 - was nun?“ Neuburg an der Donau, 11.-13. Nov. 1996. Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege

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Working Papers

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009): Do we believe in climate change? A multi-agent climate-economic model. papers on agent-based economics: 08 (2009). Section environmental and innovation economics, University of Kassel
  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2009): Searching NK fitness landscapes: On the trade off between speed and quality in complex problem solving. papers on agent-based economics: 07 (2009). Section environmental and innovation economics, University of Kassel

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2007): Are Genetic Algorithms a good basis for economic learning models? papers on agent-based economics: 05 (2007). Section environmental and innovation economics, University of Kassel

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (2007): The influence of innovation and imitation on economic performance. papers on agent-based economics: 02 (2007). Section environmental and innovation economics, University of Kassel

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1999): Genetic Algorithms in Resource Economic models - A way to model bounded rationality in resource exploitation? Santa Fe Institute working paper 99-08-058

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1998): Biodiversität in der Umweltökonomischen Gesamtrechnung, Was kostet Artenvielfalt? In: Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (Hg.) (1998): Umweltökonomische Gesamtrechnung, Versuch einer ganzheitlichen Betrachtung. Laufener Seminarbeiträge 1/98: 15-25

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1994): Das Problem der Internalisierung externer Kosten des Straßengüterverkehrs am Beispiel von CO2-Zertifikaten. EURES discussion paper Nr. 23, Freiburg

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Reviews

  • Geisendorf, Sylvie (1999): Review of the textbook: Faucheux, Sylvie & Noël, Jean-François (1995): "Économie of Resources Naturelles et de
  • L'environnement ". In: Beckenbach, F., Hampicke, M., Leipert, C., Meran, G., Minsch, J., Nutzinger, H., awl, R., Weimann, J., Wirl, F. & Witt, U. (ed.)
    (1999): Yearbook of ecological economics first Metropolis, Marburg, Germany: 462-465

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Professorial Dissertation

  • The economy as an evolving system – Concepts and models to explore learning and innovation in the economy

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