Scientific Staff Member

Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.rer.soc.oec. Manuel Scholz-Wäckerle

 

New affiliation:

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Department Socioeconomics
Welthandelsplatz 1, Gebäude D4
1020 Vienna, Austria

manuel.scholz-waeckerle@wu.ac.at

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Short Curriculum Vitae
  • since June 2015: Senior Lecturer at Department Socioeconomics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • November 2014 - May 2015: Post-Doc researcher at the Research Unit Economics - Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics - Vienna University of Technology
  • WT2014/15 - : external lecturer at the Institute for Ecological Economics - Department Socioeconomics - University of Economics and Business Vienna
  • July 2014 - October 2014: Post-Doc researcher at the Institute for Ecological Economics - Department Socioeconomics - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • July 2014: Research Visit at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Social & Behavioural Sciences - Insitute of Environmental Science & Technology- ICREA
  • February 2014 - June 2014: Post-Doc researcher at the Institute for the Environment and Regional Development - Department Socioeconomics - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • March 2013 - February 2014: teaching replacement for Univ.Prof.Dr. Sigrid Stagl and research assistant at the Institute for the Environment and Regional Development - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • ST2012: external lecturer at the Institute for Systems Science, Innovation & Sustainability Research (ISIS) - University of Graz
  • WT2011/12-WT2012/13: external lecturer at the Institute for Labour Economics - Department Economics - University of Economics and Business Vienna
  • September 2009 - February 2013: research assistant at Research Group Economics - Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics - University of Technology Vienna
  • 2007 - 2010: PhD-studies in the Social and Economic Sciences ('Economics and Computer Science') at the University of Technology Vienna
  • 2004 - 2008: study assistant at Research Group Economics - Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics - University of Technology Vienna
  • 2005 - 2006: IT support and programming at EDV Polzer GmbH
  • 2001 - 2005: IT support at Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Co Kg
  • 2003: study assistant at the Institute of Economics and Economic Computer Sciences - University of Technology Vienna
  • 2000 - 2006: studying 'Economics and Computer Science' at the University of Technology Vienna
  • 1999 - 2000: civilian service at Karl-Ryker-Dorf Sollenau and Kindernest Tulln

Research Interests
  • evolutionary political economy
  • institutional economics
  • object-oriented ontologies

  • computational socioeconomic simulation
  • agent-based modeling (micro-meso-macro)
  • applied game theory

  • socio-ecological transformation
  • money, credit and banking
  • power, democracy and governmentality

Teaching and Lectures
  • WS 2013/14: Contemporary Global Policy Challenges [compulsory, master] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • WS 2013/14, WS 2014/15: Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften II: Politische Ökonomie der Nachhalitgkeit (Sustainable Business and Economy II: Political Economy of Sustainability) [compulsory, bachelor] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • WS 2013/14 - WS2014/15: Wahlfach Umwelt und Wirtschaft I (Environment and the Economy I) - [elective, master] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • SS 2013 – WS 2013/14: Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften I (Sustainable Business and Economy I) [compulsory, bachelor] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2013 June 17-19: Lecture on 'An Introduction to Evolutionary Economic Programs' at the international WEHIA-COST PhD School on 'Agent-based modeling and policy design for financial crises' [selective, PhD] - Reykjavik University, Iceland.
  • SS2013: Angewandte sozioökonomische Theorien und Methoden I (Applied Socioeconomic Theory and Method I) [compulsory, master] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • WS2011/12-SS2013: PI Angewandte Mikroökonomik (Applied Microeconomics) [compulsory, bachelor] - Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • SS2012: PS Angewandte Systemwissenschaften (Applied Systems Sciences) [compulsory, bachelor] - University of Graz
  • 2003-2011: tutoring and support for the following lectures and courses
    Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Economics) [compulsory, bachelor] - Vienna University of Technology
    Grundlagen der VWL (Principle of Economics) [compulsory, bachelor] - Vienna University of Technology
    Information Economics [compulsory, master] - Vienna University of Technology

Peer-Reviewed Articles
  • Wäckerle M., Rengs B. and Radax W. (2014), 'An Agent-Based Model of Institutional Life-Cycles', Games 5 (3): 160-187 [open access, pdf]
  • Rengs, B. and Wäckerle, M. (2014). A Computational Agent-Based Simulation of an Artificial Monetary Union for Dynamic Comparative Institutional Analysis: Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering & Economics (CIFEr), 2014 IEEE Conference Publications DOI: 10.1109/CIFEr.2014.6924105: 427 – 434.
  • Wäckerle M. (2013), 'On the Bottom-up Foundations of the Banking-Macro Nexus', Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 7, 2013-40. [open access, pdf]
  • Schwarz R. and Wäckerle M. (2012), 'Ökonomie der Bandbreite: Evolutionär-ökonomische und kulturanthropologische Überlegungen zu Schnittstellen in Mensch-Maschine-Komplexen', Momentum Quarterly, Vol. 1 (3), p.184-202. [open access, pdf]
Book - Monography
  • Wäckerle M. (2014), The Foundations of Evolutionary Institutional Economics: Generic Institutionalism, Abingdon: Routledge. [order]
Chapters in Collected Volumes
  • Bösel B. and Wäckerle M. (2013), 'Ökonomie im Ereignis – Zeit der Verzweiflung? Zu Joseph Vogls kulturwissenschaftlicher Kritik der Oikodizee', in Pahl H. and Sparsam J. (eds.) (2013), Wirtschaftswissenschaft als Oikodizee? Diskussionen im Anschluss an Joseph Vogls Gespenst des Kapitals, 113-141, Springer VS. [order]
Other Articles
  • Hanappi H. and Wäckerle M. (2014), 'Evolutionäre Politische Ökonomie: Inhalt und Methode', Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft 40 (3): 379-404.
Working Papers
  • Gazheli A., Miklós A., Drake B., Jackson T., Stagl S., van den Bergh J. and Wäckerle M. (2013), 'Policy responses by different agents/stakeholders in a transition: Integrating the Multi-level Perspective and behavioral economics. [available online]
  • Fink G., Wäckerle M. and Yolles M. (2012), 'Agency Theory, Values and Early Evolutionary Economic Theory', SSRN Working Paper - SSRN-id2119160.
Conference Papers
  • Scharbert A., Leubolt B. and Wäckerle M. (2014), 'Power, Hegemony and Socio-Ecological Trasnformation', EAEPE 2014 - The 26th Annual Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, Nicosia/Ayia Napa, Cyprus, 6.11.-8.11.2014.
  • Scharbert A., Stagl S. and Wäckerle M. (2014), 'An Institutional Approach to Socio-Ecological Transformation: Agency, Structure and Evolutionary Political Economy', AK Workshop 2014 - 'The Future of Capitalism', Arbeiterkammer Wien, AT, 24.09-25.09.
  • Scharbert A., Stagl S. and Wäckerle M. (2014), 'An Institutional Approach to Socio-Ecological Transformation: Agency, Structure and Evolutionary Political Economy', WINIR 2014 - 'World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research', London (Greenwich), UK, 11.09-14.09.
  • Wäckerle M. (2014), 'Generic Institutionalism: An Evolutionary Political Economy Approach to Socioeconomic Transformation Processes', invited talk to Special Session on 'The Evolution of Organizations' (organized by Denise Dollimore), presented at WINIR 2014 - 'World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research', London (Greenwich), UK, 11.09-14.09.
  • Naqvi S.A.A., Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2014), 'Analyzing Energy Policies in a Stock-Flow Consistent Agent-Based Macroeconomic Model', presented at ISEE 2014: Biannual Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics - Wellbeing and Equity within Planetary Boundaries, Reykjavik, Iceland, 13.08.-15.08.
  • Wäckerle M. (2014), 'Zur Generierung von Transformationswissen in Computerspielwelten einer evolutionären politischen Ökonomie', presented at Workshop „Zur Soziologie ökonomischen Wissens“, 17. – 18. July 2014, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Kolleg „Postwachstumsgesellschaften“, Jena, DE.
  • Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2013), 'An Agent-Based Model of Artificial Political Economies in Economic and Monetary Unions', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' EAEPE 2013, Paris, FR.
  • Kapeller J. and Wäckerle M. (2013), 'What is Evolutionary Welfare? Some steps towards an evolutionary theory of economic welfare', presented at Momentum Kongress 2013 - Progress, October 17-20, Hallstatt, AT.
  • Hanappi H., Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2013), 'Simulating a small monetary union between artificial economies from the bottom up', presented at WEHIA 2013 - the annual 'Workshop on the Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents', June 20-22, 2013, Reykjavik University, Iceland.
  • Wäckerle M. (2012c), 'The evolution of credit rules', presented at AK-Wien 2012 workshop on 'New directions in economic analysis', October 22-23, Vienna, AT.
  • Emrich St. and Wäckerle M. (2012), 'A social-network analysis of research organization: The case of the Vienna University of Technology', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' EAEPE 2012, Krakow, PL.
  • Wäckerle M. (2012b), 'An institutional economics perspective on the evolution of democracy', presented at Momentum Kongress 2012 - Democracy, September 27-30, Hallstatt, AT.
  • Wäckerle M. (2012a), 'A comparison of top-down and bottom-up approaches of the credit-channel of monetary transmission: Towards an evolutionary rule-based monetary economics', presented at MAFIN 2012 - Third International Workshop on Managing Financial Instability in Capitalist Economies, September 19-21, Genoa, IT.
  • Hanappi H. and Wäckerle M. (2012), 'Power as a structuring concept for political economy - Algorithmic evolutionary methods in action', Talk at the annual 'European Meetings of Cybernetics and Systems Research' EMCSR 2012, Symposium B: 'Evolution throughout the sciences and humanities', University of Vienna, April 10, 2012.
  • Schwarz R. and Wäckerle M. (2011), 'Ökonomie der Bandbreite', presented at Momentum Kongress 2011-Hallstatt.
  • Anadiotis G., Alexopoulos P., Kafentzis K., Konstantinou E., Stankovic M. and Wäckerle M. (2011), 'Semantics-powered Virtual Communities and Open Innovation for a Structured Deliberation Process', Proceedings of the Extended Semantic Web Conference 2011 - Workshop on 'Semantics in Governance and Policy Modelling', May 30, 2011 - Crete, Greece
  • Wäckerle M. (2011c), 'Evolution und Komplexität in der Ökonomie', Talk at the Jour Fixe: Simulation Komplexer Systeme - Forschen in der Von-Neumann Galaxis, Institut für Wissenschaft und Kunst der Universität Wien, June 16, 2011.
  • Wäckerle M. (2011b), 'Institutions, Technology and Nature: A Veblenian and Schumpeterian Perspective', presented at the annual meeting of the Austrian Economic Association NOeG 2011 on 'Climate and Global Change', Graz.
  • Wäckerle M. (2011a), 'Institutional perspectives on the economic evolution of credit rules', presented at the first conference of COST Action IS0902, Paris - Saint Denis - Université VIII.
  • Wäckerle M. (2010), 'Trust and power in evolving institutional networks', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' 2010, Bordeaux, France
  • Wäckerle M. and Wöhl St. (2010), 'Solidarität und Ordoliberalismus bei Foucault und Hayek', presented at Momentum Kongress 2010-Hallstatt.
  • Radax W., Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2009), 'An agent-based approach to institutional change', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' 2009, Amsterdam.
  • Hanappi H., Radax W., Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2009), 'Modelling Global Institutional Networks', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' 2009, Amsterdam.
  • Hanappi H., Radax W. and Wäckerle M. (2009), 'From Agents to large Actors and back: Formalized Story-Telling of Emergence and Exit in Political Economy', presented at the annual conference of the 'Association of Heterodox Economics' 2009, Kingston.
  • Wäckerle M. (2008a), 'Reasons for Meso-Founded Democracy Design', Paper presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' 2008, Rome.
  • Wäckerle M. (2008b), 'Grenzen der Demokratie', presented at Momentum Kongress 2008-Hallstatt.
  • Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2007), 'Habitus and the Evolution of Educational Institutions – Knowledge Accumulation in the Long-Run', presented at the annual conference of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' 2007, Porto.
  • Hanappi H., Radax W. and Wäckerle M.(2007), 'Emergence and Exit of Large Entities in the Political Economy', presented at the 'Annual Conference of Heterodox Economics 2007 – Pluralism in Action', Bristol.
  • Hanappi H., Rengs B. and Wäckerle M. (2005), 'Advanced Democracy Design' – presented at ‘IADIS International Conference on e-Society 2005’, in Qawra - Malta.
Academic Theses
  • Wäckerle M. (2010), Doctoral Thesis: 'Generic Institutionalism: Evolution-Institution-Complexity', TU Vienna - Research Group Economics.
  • Wäckerle M. (2006), Master Thesis: 'Evolution von Demokratie in Makro- und Mikrosphäre', TU Vienna.

Research Projects

Scientific Associations
  • since April 2014: secretariat and council member, web and publicity officer of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)
  • since 2013: research area coordinator together with Marco Raberto for 'RA-S Evolutionary Economic Simulation' within the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)'
Summer Schools and Workshops
  • 2013 September 20-21: GROE International Workshop on 'Institutions and Economic Change', organized by Francesca Gagliardi and Geoffrey M. Hodgson - Hitchin, UK.
  • 2013 April 19-21: Brisbane Club Meeting, organized by Kurt Dopfer and John Foster - Vienna, Austria.
  • 2011 September 22-23: GROE International Workshop on 'Evolutionary Thinking and Its Policy Implications for Modern Capitalism', organized by Geoffrey M. Hodgson - Great Offley, UK.
  • 2011 May 20-21: Research Workshop on 'Evolutionary Economics' organized by Kurt Dopfer - Wartensee, Switzerland.
  • 2010 December 10: International Workshop within 'COST Action IS0902 Working Group 2: Credit and Financial Markets' on 'Agent-Based Simulation and Financial Crisis', organized by Hardy Hanappi - Strudlhof, Vienna, Austria
  • 2008 March 3-14: Two-Week Doctoral Training Course: Evolutionary Economics - organized by Ulrich Witt - Max Planck Institute of Economics Jena, Germany.
  • 2007 July 15-22: First Graz Schumpeter Summer School - 'Evolutionary Economics 25 years after the seminal contribution of Nelson and Winter: Problems and Perspectives' - organized by Heinz-Dieter Kurz - Graz, Austria.

Organization of Scientific Events
  • 2012 April 10-13: organization (with Werner Callebaut – Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research and Rudolf Hanel – Complex Systems Research Group/Medical University Vienna) of Symposium B 'Evolution throughout the Sciences and Humanities' at the 'European Meeting on Cybernetics and System Research (EMCSR 2012)'.
  • s2011-2014: organization (with Bernhard Hammer - TU-Vienna, Marcel Jira - Vienna University of Economics and Business and Stefan Eichwalder - UNIDO Vienna) of the monthly Research Seminar on 'Socioeconomic Perspectives' at the University of Technology Vienna
  • 2011 October 27-30: organization (with Bernhard Rengs - TU-Vienna and Hardy Hanappi - TU-Vienna) of the annual meeting of the 'European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy' (EAEPE) - Schumpeter 2011 Vienna - 'The Evolution of the Theory of Evolution', Tech-Gate Vienna.
  • 2011 October 26-27: organization (with Oliver Kessler - University of Erfurt) of the COST Action IS0902 MC and Working Group Meeting in Vienna, University of Technology Vienna and Tech-Gate Vienna.
  • 2011 May 9-11: organization (with Benjamin Braun - University of Munich and Pierre de Larminat - MPI Cologne/CNRS-ENS-EHESS et URCA Paris) of the first COST Action IS0902 PhD-School on '(What) Have we learned? New perspectives on the political economy of finance and regulation' from 9-11 May 2011 - Paris - Saint Denis - Université VIII
  • 2006: organization (with Bernhard Rengs - TU-Vienna and Hardy Hanappi - TU-Vienna) of the annual meeting of the 'Austrian Economic Association' NOeG 2006, University of Technology Vienna
Miscellaneous





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