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Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft
  
Masterstudiengang
Volkswirtschaftslehre  


VWL-Master


Contact

Dr. rer. pol. Sönke Hoffmann

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

Faculty of Economics and Management
P.O. 4120
39016 Magdeburg, Germany

  • Office: Building 22, Room D-201
  • E-Mail: sohoffma_at_ovgu.de
  • Phone: +49 (0)391/67-18922
  • Fax: +49 (0)391/67-12971

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Diversity Measurement
  • Econometrics

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Academic Vitae

  • 2009
    • Ph.D. defense (Summa cum laude)
    • Award "Best Dissertation 2009", Faculty of Economics and Management, OvG-University Magdeburg
  • 2008
    • Ph.D. thesis submission
  • 2002 - 2004
    • Researcher in bmb+f project "Rationale Biodiversitätspolitiken für ein in der EU integriertes Deutschland" in cooperation with BIOLOG-Europe (Final Report in 2004)

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Teaching

  • Lectures
    • Econometrics (Lecture, Bachelor, Winter, ): 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Applied Game Theory (Lecture, Bachelor, Summer, ): 2011, 2012
    • Business Decision Analysis (Lecture, Bachelor, Summer, ): 2017
    • Introduction to Economics and Management (Lecture, Bachelor, Summer, ): 2009
    • Introduction to Economics (Lecture, Bachelor, Winter ): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Microeconomics, (Lecture, Bachelor + Master bridge, Winter, ): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (Summer)
    • Mathematics for Economists (Bachelor/BSM, Winter, ): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Mathematics for Economists (Master/BSM, Summer, ): 2009
    • Business Mathematics (iMBA/BS, Winter ): 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Introduction to Game Theory and Industrial Organization (MBA Moskau/BS, Winter, ): 2010
  • Seminars
    • The economics of pirates, the economics of happiness and the hidden forces behind our decisions (Summer, ): 2013
    • Environmental Economics (Summer, ): 2010
    • Neuroeconomics (Summer, ): 2009
  • Tutorials/Großübung
    • Econometrics (Bachelor, Winter, ): 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Economic Policy (Bachelor, Winter, ): 2010, 2011
    • Applied Game Theory (Bachelor, Summer, ): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • Business Decision Analysis (Bachelor, Summer, ): 2017
    • Introduction to Game Theory (BBA/BS, Summer, ): 2011
    • Introduction to Economics and Management (Bachelor, Summer, ): 2009

    • Introduction to Economics (Bachelor, Winter, ): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • Microeconomics (Bachelor + Master bridge, Winter, ): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
    • Decision Theory (BBA/BS, Summer, ): 2008, 2009
    • Mathematics for Economists (Bachelor/BS, Winter, ): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Mathematics for Economists (Master/BS, Summer, ): 2009
    • Business Mathematics (iMBA/BS, Winter ): 2014, 2015, 2016

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Publications

  • Peer-reviewed journals
    • Hoffmann, S., B. Mihm and J. Weimann (2015): "To commit or not to commit? An experimental investigation of pre-commitments in bargaining situations with asymmetric information" Journal of Public Economics, 121, 95-105 Link
    • Hoffmann, S. and A. Hoffmann (2008): "Is there a "true" diversity?" Ecological Economics, 65, 213-215. Link
  • Working and Discussion Papers
    • Hoffmann, S. (2008): "Non-uniqueness of nonextensive entropy under Rényi´s recipe.", FEMM Working Paper Series, University of Magdeburg/Germany. PDF
    • Hoffmann, S. (2007): "Generalized distribution based diversity measurement: Survey and unification.", FEMM Working Paper Series, University of Magdeburg/Germany, Rev. 09/2008 PDF
    • Hoffmann, S. and A. Hoffmann (2007): "True diversities: A comment on Lou Jost's "Entropy and diversity"." PDF
    • Hoffmann S. (2006): "Concavity and additivity in diversity measurement: Re-discovery of an unknown concept." FEMM Working Paper Series, University of Magdeburg/Germany. PDF
    • Hoffmann S. (2006): "Biodiversität: Ein wissenschaftliches Konstrukt auf politischem Prüfstand." FEMM Working Paper Series, University of Magdeburg/Germany. PDF
  • Books and Monographs
    • Hoffmann, S. und v. Auer, L. (2017): "Ökonometrie - Das R-Arbeitsbuch", 500 Seiten, Springer-Gabler, Berlin
    • Hoffmann, S. (2009): "Die Messung von Vielfalt - Ein konzeptioneller Leitfaden.", 240 Seiten, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg. Link
    • Hoffmann, S, Hoffmann, A. und J. Weimann (2005): "Irrfahrt Biodiversität: Eine kritische Sicht auf Europäische Biodiversitätspolitik." 400 Seiten Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg. Link
    • Hoffmann, S., (2003): "Messung und ökonomische Bewertung von Biodiversität: Mission impossible?", 254 Seiten, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg. Link
  • Book Contributions
    • Hoffmann, S. und J. Weimann (2003): Brauchen wir eine ökonomische Bewertung von Biodiversität? in: "Messung und ökonomische Bewertung von Biodiversität: Mission impossible?", 17-42. Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg.

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Referee

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External Funds

  • Attracted and coordinated
    • Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (cbbs) "Dynamics of Altruistic Behavior in Ultimatum Games", in cooperation with Dr. Marcus Heldmann, neurologische Universitätsklinik and PD Dr. Michael Brosch, Leibnitz Institut für Neurobiologie, 0.5 PhD. position, financed by EFRE, Duration 2009 - 2011
  • Executed
    • BIOLOG "Analyse der Bedingungen einer rationalen Biodiversitätspolitik für ein in der EU integriertes Deutschland", financed by bmb+f, Duration 2001 - 2003

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Honors

  • Best Ph.D-Thesis 2009, Faculty of Economics and Management

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Grants and Scholars

  • Ph.D Grant, Graduiertenförderung der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, 2004 - 2007

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Conferences and Talks (selection)

  • "Pre-commitment and communication in bargaining games", Sozialwissenschaftlicher Ausschuss, Verein für Socialpolitik, 25. - 27. April 2013
  • "Biodiversität: Ein wissenschaftliches Konstrukt auf politischem Prüfstand.", Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik für Nachwuchswissenschaftler, 20. - 21. February 2006, Institut für Weltwirtschaft, Kiel
  • "Mesurement of Diversity", Ph.D colloquium, OvG University, Faculty of Economics and Management, 2004
  • "Biodiversity Policy: A Matter of Implicit and Explicit Decisions", Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity. A challenge for society, Internationales Symposium, 1. - 4. December 2003 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
  • "Diversity measures in ecology and economics", Biodiversity - from patterns to processes, 33. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Halle/Saale, 8.-12. November 2003
  • "Bewertung von Biodiversität: Ökonomische Aspekte", Workshop Risikobewertung Biodiversität, Umweltbundesamt, Berlin, May 2003
  • "Brauchen wir eine ökonomische Bewertung von Biodiversität?" Messung und Bewertung von Biodiversität: Mission impossible?, bmb+f Workshop, Schloss Wendgräben, 13.-14. December 2002
  • "Biodiversity Measurement: An economic perspective", SCBD-Lunchtime-Presentation-Series, Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP, Montreal, Canada, November 2002
  • Vom Wert der Vielfalt, VÖÖ-Tagung, Tutzing, April 2001

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