Projektassistent Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.rer.soc.oec. Wolfgang Radax

Scientific Staff Member

Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr. rer.soc.oec. Wolfgang Radax

Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics
Research Unit Economics

Vienna University of Technology
Wiedner Hauptstr. 8/105-3
1040 Vienna
Austria

+43-1-58801-17533
+43-1-58801-17599
wolfgang.radax@econ.tuwien.ac.at

Curriculum Vitae
  • 1981: Born in Mödling, Lower Austria
  • 1995 - 2000: Student at Höhere Technische Lehranstalt Wiener Neustadt for Electronic Data Processing and Organization
  • 2000 - 2005: Student of 'Wirtschaftsinformatik' (Economics and Computer Science), University of Vienna and Vienna University of Technology, focus on Economics and Game Theory, graduated as Mag.rer.soc.oec
  • 2003 - 2005: Study Assistant ('Tutor'), Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics, Research Unit Economics
  • 2006 - 2007: Maternity Leave Replacement, Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics, Research Unit Economics
  • 2006 - 2011: PhD-Student 'Wirtschaftsinformatik', Vienna University of Technology, graduated as Dr.rer.soc.oec
  • 2007 - 2010: Project Assistant, Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics, Research Unit Economics

Teaching

Research Interests
  • (Agent-Based) Computational Economics
  • Simulation Modeling in Social Science
  • Human Capital
  • (International) Political Economy
  • Evolutionary Economics

Scientific Contributions
  • Radax W. (2010b), Doctoral Thesis: 'Modeling the International State System: From Equilibrium Economics to Complex Adaptive Systems', Vienna University of Technology. (Web Link)

  • Radax W. (2010a), 'Book Review: Hernandez C., Posada M., Lopez-Paredes A. (eds.) Artificial Economics (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems),' Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 13(1) (Web Link)

  • Radax W., Rengs B. (2010c), 'Timing matters: Lessons from the CA literature on updating,' presented at the Third Word Congress of Social Simulation, Kassel, September 6-9, 2010, available at arxiv.org: Download (PDF)

  • Radax W., Rengs B. (2010b), 'Anwendungen von Multiagentensimulationen in der Kooperationstheorie.' IWK-Mitteilungen 65(1-2): Themenheft 'Forschen in der Von-Neumann-Galaxis.' Download (PDF, pre-print version)

  • Radax W., Rengs B. (2010a), 'Prospects and pitfalls of statistical testing: Insights from replicating the Demographic Prisoner's Dilemma.' Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 13(4) (Web Link)

    Earlier versions:

    • Radax W., Rengs B. (2009), 'Replication of the Demographic Prisoner's Dilemma', plenary talk presented at the 6th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association, Guildford, UK, available at Munich Personal RePEc Archive: Download (PDF), runtime and source code available here

      Awarded the Volterra Replication Prize 2009

  • Wäckerle M., Radax W., Rengs B. (2009), 'An agent-based approach to institutional change,' for the 'EAEPE 2009 Conference,' Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    Earlier versions:

    • Radax W., Wäckerle M., Hanappi H. (2009), 'From Agents to Large Actors and back: Formalized story-telling of emergence and exit in political economy,' presented at the 11th Annual Conference of Heterodox Economics 2009, Kingston, UK.

  • Hanappi H., Radax W., Rengs B., Wäckerle M. (2009), 'Modelling Global Institutional Networks,' for the 'EAEPE 2009 Conference,' Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Radax W. (2009), 'The Number of Nations revisited: Endogenous Border Formation with Non-Uniform Population Distributions,' presented at the Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association 2009, Linz, Austria, available at Munich Personal RePEc Archive: Download (PDF)

    Earlier versions:

    • Radax W. (2008), 'How much do political economists really know about the number and size of jurisdictions?' for the 'First Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations', Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.

    • Radax W. (2007), 'Nation States in Political Economy,' presented at the 'EAEPE 2007 Conference - Economic growth, development, and institutions - lessons for policy and the need for an evolutionary framework of analysis,' Porto, Portugal.

  • Wäckerle M., Radax W., Hanappi H. (2007), 'Emergence and Exit of Large Entities in the Political Economy,' for the '9th Annual Conference of Heterodox Economics 2007 – Pluralism in Action,' Bristol, UK.

  • Hanappi H., Radax W. (2005), 'Global Evolutionary Economic Dynamics: Continental Units and Cities,' presented at the 'Second Sino-German Workshop on Evolutionary Economics,' Max Planck Institute for Economics, Jena, Germany.

  • Radax W. (2005), Master Thesis: 'Das Gefangenendilemma in Raum und Zeit' (The Prisoner's Dilemma in Space and Time), University of Vienna and Vienna University of Technology.

Research Projects
  • 2007 - 2010: participating in a project titled 'Der Prozess der Staatenbildung aus ökonomischer Sicht'
    (State Formation from an Economist's Point of View). Funded by Austrian Science Fund FWF.

Summer Schools and Workshops


Miscellaneous




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