Nick Vriend is Professor of Microeconomics at Queen Mary University of London
since September 2006. He studied Economics at
the University of Amsterdam from 1980 to 1987,
where he was research-assistant with
Joop Hartog. From 1981 to 1987,
he also studied Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. He finished his PhD
at the European University Institute in
Florence (Italy) in 1993, where his dissertation "Essays on Decentralized Trade" was with
Pierre Dehez and
He joined Queen Mary University of London in 1997, and through the years spent
some time at the University of Bonn,
the Santa Fe Institute,
the University of Pittsburgh,
the University of Trento,
Virginia Tech (VPI&SU),
the Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
Beijing Normal University (BNU),
and the Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis.
Nick Vriend is Associate Editor of
and of Computational Economics,
on the Editorial Board of the
Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination,
past Co-Editor of the
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,
and past Associate Editor of the
of Economic Dynamics and Control.
He edited a special issue on
"Evolutionary Processes in Economics"
for Computational Economics (2002), a special issue of the Journal of Economic
Dynamics and Control (2005) on "Computing
in Economics and Finance"
based on papers presented at the conference of the Society for Computational
Economics in Aix-en-Provence (2002), and joint with
Robert Marks a special issues on
"Agent-based Computational Economics" for The Knowledge Engineering Review (2012).
He is currently on the Advisory Panel for a collection of SN Business & Economics on "New Frontiers in Economics: the Agent-Based Approach"
(Call for Papers).