Nicolaas J. Vriend

  Biographical Sketch  

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 Alan Kirman. 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, GREQAM (Marseille), Beijing Normal University (BNU), and the Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis.
    Nick Vriend is Associate Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics 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 Journal 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).

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