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Curriculum

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 – Present: Associate Professor, Department of Border Region Studies, Faculty for Business and Social Sciences, SDU

2012 – Present: Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Research Fellow

2011 – Present: Ruhr-University Bochum, Economics Department, Visiting Lecturer

2012 – 2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Border Region Studies, Faculty for Business and Social Sciences, SDU

2011 – 2012: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), Research Unit “Enterprises and Innovation”, Post-Doc Researcher

2009 – 2011: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), Research Unit “Enterprises and Innovation”, Researcher

2006 – 2009: Full-term Scholarship for Doctoral Studies granted by Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V. on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

2003 – 2006: Gesellschaft für Finanz- und Regionalanalysen (GEFRA), Economic & Policy Analyst/Consultant

2000 – 2001: Institut für Industriewirtschaftliche Forschung, University of Münster, Student Research Assistant

1994 – 2000: Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ) and Deutsche Presseagentur (dpa), Journalist (Freelance, Volontariat)

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Mitze, T.; Dall Schmidt T. (2015): “Internal migration, regional labor markets and the role of agglomeration economies”, in: Annals of Regional Science (online first, doi: 10.1007/s00168-015-0683-z)

Mitze, T.; Matz, F. (2015): “Public debt and growth in German federal states: what can Europe learn?”, in: Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 37(2), pp. 208-228 (doi:10.1016/j.jpolmod.2015.02.003)

Mitze, T.; Paloyo, A.; Alecke, B. (2015): “Is There a Purchase Limit on Regional Growth? A Quasi-experimental Evaluation of Investment Grants Using Matching Techniques”, in: International Regional Science Review (online first, doi:10.1177/0160017613505200)

Mitze, T.; Burgard, C.; Alecke, B. (2015): “The tuition fee 'shock': Analysing the response of first-year students to a spatially discontinuous policy change in Germany”, in: Papers in Regional Science (online first, doi:10.1111/pirs.12067)

Breidenbach, P.; Mitze, T. (2015): „The long shadow of port infrastructure in Germany: Cause or consequence of regional economic prosperity?”, in: Growth & Change (in press)

Dall Schmidt, T.; Kangasharju, A., Mitze, T., Rauhut, D. (2014): “The impact of ageing on regional employment: Linking spatial econometrics and population projections for a scenario analysis of future labor market outcomes in Nordic regions”, in: Economics and Business Letters, special issue “Advances in Regional Forecasting”, Vol. 3(4), pp. 232-246

An de Meulen, P.; Mitze, T. (2014): “Exploring the spatial variation in quality-adjusted rental prices and identifying hot spots in Berlin’s residential property market”, in: Regional Studies, Regional Science, Vol. 1(1), pp. 310-328 (doi:10.1080/21681376.2014.981577)

Mitze, T. (2014): “Measuring Regional Spillovers in Long- and Short-Run Models of Total Factor Productivity, Trade, and FDI”, in: International Regional Science Review, Vol. 37(3), pp. 365–388 (doi:10.1177/0160017612438716)

Mitze, T., Özyurt, S. (2014): “The spatial dimension of trade- and FDI-driven productivity growth in Chinese provinces: A global cointegration approach”, in: Growth & Change, Vol. 45(2), pp. 263–291 (doi:10.1111/grow.12042)

Mitze, T. (2014): “Does Regional Science Need An Experimentalist Buzz?”, in: Regional Studies, Regional Science, Vol. 1(1), pp. 51–59 (doi:10.1080/21681376.2014.898906)

Engel, D.; Mitze, T.; Reinkowski, J.; Patuelli, R. (2013): “Does cluster policy trigger R&D activity? Evidence from German biotech contests”, in: European Planning Studies, Vol. 21(11), pp. 1735–1759 (doi:10.1080/09654313.2012.753689)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2013): “Growth effects of regional policy in Germany: Results from a spatially augmented multiplicative interaction model”, in: Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 50(2), pp. 535-554 (doi:10.1007/s00168-012-0503-7)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T. (2012): “Studiengebühren und das Wanderungsverhalten von Studienanfängern: Eine panel-ökonometrische Wirkungsanalyse“, in: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol. 13(4), pp. 1-30 (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2516.2012.00400.x)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Reinkowski, J.; Untiedt, G. (2012): “Does firm size make a difference? Analysing the Effectiveness of Public R&D Subsidies in East Germany”, in: German Economic Review, Vol. 13(2), pp. 174-195 (doi:10.1111/j.1468-0475.2011.00546.x)

Mitze, T. (2012): “Within and Between Panel Cointegration in the German Regional Output-Trade-FDI Nexus”, in: Investigaciones Regionales, special issue on “Spatial Econometrics”, Vol. 21, pp. 93–118

Mitze, T.; Alecke, B. (2011): “Welche Rolle spielt externes Wissen für das eigene Technologie-wachstum? Eine empirische Schätzung von intersektoralen FuE-Spillovereffekten für OECD Volkswirtschaften”, in: Vierteljahreshefte für Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol. 80(3), pp. 167 – 181 (doi:10.3790/vjh.80.3.167)

Mitze, T. (2011): “Mapping Clusters: To see or not to see?”, in: Regional Insights, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 4 (doi:10.1080/20429843.2011.9727918)

Mitze, T.; Reinkowski, j. (2011): “Testing the Neoclassical Migration Model: Overall and Age-Group Specific Results for German Regions”, in: Journal for Labour Market Research, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 277-299 (doi:10.1007/s12651-010-0046-2)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2010): “Internal Migration, Regional Labour Market Dynamics and Implications for German East-West Disparities – Results from a Panel VAR”, in: Review of Regional Research, Vol. 30(2), pp. 159-189 (doi:10.1007/s10037-010-0045-3)

Mitze, T.; Alecke, B.; Untiedt, G. (2010):“Trade-FDI Linkages in a Simultaneous Equations System of Gravity Models for German Regional Data”, in: International Economics, Vol. 122, pp. 121-162 (doi:10.1016/S2110-7017(13)60032-3)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2010): “20 Jahre deutsche Einheit – Ist die ostdeutsche Wirtschaft immer noch krank?”, in: List Forum für Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik, Vol. 36, 1-26

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2008): „Der deutsche Außenhandel mit den neuen EU-Mitgliedsländern aus Mittel- und Osteuropa: Ein Überblick“, in: Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 3

Kooths, S.; Mitze, T.; Ringhut, E. (2004): “Forecasting the EMU Inflation Rate: Linear Econometric vs. Non-Linear Computational Models Using Genetic Neural Fuzzy Systems”, in: Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 19, pp. 145 – 174

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2003): „Das Handelsvolumen der ostdeutschen Bundesländer mit Polen und Tschechien im Zuge der EU-Osterweiterung: Ergebnisse auf Basis eines Gravitationsmodells“, in: Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 565 – 579

 

MONOGRAPHS

Mitze, T. (2012): “Empirical Modelling in Regional Science: Towards an integrated Time-Space-Structural Analysis”, Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, Vol. 657, Berlin: Springer (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22901-5)

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G.(2011): “Regionale Wachstumseffekte der GRW-Förderung? Eine räumlich-ökonometrische Analyse auf Basis deutscher Arbeitsmarktregionen”, RWI Materialen No. 65, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI)

 Untiedt, G.; Alecke, B.; Baas, T.; Biffl, G.; Brücker, H.; Fritz, O.; Gardiner, B.; Hönekopp, E.; Huber, P.; Lamour, P., Mitze, T. (2007): “Auswirkungen der EU-Osterweiterung auf Wachstum und Beschäftigung in Deutschland und ausgewählten EU-Mitgliedstaaten. Bisherige Erfahrungen und künftige Entwicklungen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der EU-Beitritte Bulgariens und Rumäniens“, IAB Bibliothek Nr. 311, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB)

 

BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS

Mitze, T. (2015): “On the mutual dynamics of interregional gross migration flows in space and time”, in: Arbia, G.; Patuelli, R. (Eds.): “The Spatial Econometrics of Spatial Interaction Models”, Advances in Spatial Science (forthcoming)

Mitze, T.; Stephan, A. (2015): “Simultaneous-equations Analysis in Regional Science and Economic Geography”, in: Karlsson, C.; Andersson, M.; Norman, T. (Eds.): “Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Economic Geography”, Chapter 7, pp. 158-171

Alecke, B.; Mitze, T.; Untiedt, G. (2011): “Regionale Wachstumseffekte der GRW-Förderung? Eine räumlich-ökonometrische Analyse auf Basis deutscher Arbeitsmarktregionen”, in: Dreger, C.; Kosfeld, R.; Türck, M. (Eds.): „Empirische Regionalforschung heute“, Wiesbaden: Gabler

 

Research areas

My research interests are focussed on (but not restricted to) the following topics and methodological fields:

  • Regional Science and Policy Analysis 
  • Industrial and Innovation Economics
  • Outsourcing and MNE
  • Migration and Population Studies
  • Quantitative Impact Analyses
  • Panel and Spatial Econometrics
  • (Quasi-)Experimental Methods in Economics

Research information

At the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), I am teaching courses at the bachelor level for students enrolled in Economics and Business Administration as well as European Studies at SDU. At the SDU, I also supervise Bachelor, Master and PhD Theses.

Moreover, I am a visiting lecturer at the University of Bochum, where I teach courses at the Master level, and regularly contribute to the International Research Workshop “Methods for PhD”, where I teach PhD students.

Below see you can see a detailed list of my teaching activities in the last years.

2015: Lecturer “Innovation and Business Clusters”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor & Master Level (Autumn Term)

2015: Lecturer “Microeconomics, Part B”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Spring Term)

2015: Lecturer “Microeconomics, Exercises”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Spring Term)

2014: Lecturer “Microeconomics, Part A”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Autumn Term)

2014: Lecturer “Microeconomics, Exercises”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Autumn Term)

2014: Lecturer “Innovation and Business Clusters”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Autumn Term)

2014: Lecturer “Regional Economics and Development”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Autumn Term)

2014: Lecturer “Economics of International Integration”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level (Spring Term)

2014: Lecturer “Spatial and Panel Data Econometrics”, 8th International Research Workshop “Methods for PhD”, organized by Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, IAB, DIW et al.

2013: Visiting Lecturer, “Regional Economics”, Ruhr-University Bochum, Master Level

2013: Lecturer “Tourism Analysis”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2013: Lecturer “Topics in Regional Economics and Development: Agglomerations, Cities and Industrial Clusters”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2013: Lecturer “Regional Economics and Development”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2013: Lecturer “Intermediate International Economics”, University of Flensburg, Bachelor Level

2013: Lecturer “Economics of International Integration”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2013: Lecturer “Spatial and Panel Data Econometrics”, 7th International Research Workshop “Methods for PhD”, organized by Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, IAB, DIW et al.

2012: Lecturer “Regional Economics and Development”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2012: Lecturer “Empirical Regional Economics and Development”, University of Southern Denmark, Bachelor Level

2012: Visiting Lecturer, “Regional Economics”, Ruhr-University Bochum, Master Level

2012: Visiting Lecturer, “Spatial Statistics and Econometrics”, Ruhr-University Bochum, Master and PhD Students Level

2011: Visiting Lecturer, “Regional Economics”, Ruhr-University Bochum, Master Level

2010: Visiting Lecturer, “Analysing the Empirical Performance of High-Tech Sectors in Germany”, Deutsche Bank Workshop “Lending Professionals”, Bochum

2009: Visiting Lecturer, “Analysing the Empirical Performance of High-Tech Sectors in Germany”, Deutsche Bank Workshop “Lending Professionals”, Bochum

2009: Teaching Assistant, “Quantitative Impact Analysis in Regional Science”, Chair Prof. Christoph Schmidt, Ruhr-University Bochum, Seminar, Master Level

2007: Visiting Lecturer, “Werkstatt Deutschland: Wo steht unsere Gesellschaft heute”, Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft & Herbert-Quandt Stiftung, Wiesbaden

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Research Output

Factor mobility and migration models

Bröcker, J. & Mitze, T., 2020, Handbook of regional science. Fischer, M. M. & Nijkamp, P. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  • Graduate Migration and Early-career Labor Market Outcomes: Do Education Programs and Qualification Levels Matter?

    Mitze, T. & Javakhishvili-Larsen, N., 2. Jun 2020, In : LABOUR.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Inter-regional innovation cooperation and structural heterogeneity: Does being a rural, or border region, or both, make a difference?

    Hjaltadóttir, R. E., Makkonen, T. & Mitze, T., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 74, p. 257-270

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Public research, local knowledge transfer, and regional development: insights from a structural VAR model

    Eberle, J., Brenner, T. & Mitze, T., Nov 2020, In : International Regional Science Review. 43, 6, p. 555-586

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • The role of R&D-intensive clusters for regional competitiveness

    Kosfeld, R. & Mitze, T. F., 2020, Philipps-University Marburg, 37 p. (MAGKS Papers on Economics; No. 1-2020).

    Research output: Working paperResearchpeer-review

  • Activities

    Regional Policy in Germany and the EU

    Timo Friedel Mitze (Guest lecturer)

    21. Jan 202024. Jan 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

    The migration response to local labour market shocks. Evidence from EU regionsduring the global economic crisis

    Timo Friedel Mitze (Guest lecturer)

    20. Jan 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    International Journal of Manpower (Journal)

    Timo Friedel Mitze (Peer reviewer)

    15. Jan 202015. Feb 2020

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Journal of Rural Studies (Journal)

    Timo Friedel Mitze (Peer reviewer)

    1. Oct 20191. Nov 2020

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Growth and Change (Journal)

    Timo Friedel Mitze (Peer reviewer)

    1. Sep 201915. Oct 2019

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Projects

    Press / Media

    Pengeregn i Sønderjylland

    Torben Dall Schmidt, Elisabeth Vestergaard, Lars Duggen, Qi Wang, Timo Friedel Mitze, Andreas P. Cornett & Svend Hollensen

    11/02/2014

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Forsker fik skulderklap af fond

    Timo Friedel Mitze, Qi Wang & Lars Duggen

    08/02/2014

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Teaching & Supervision

    International Economics

    Timo Friedel Mitze

    01/09/201631/12/2020

    Course: Teaching

    Spatial and Panel Data Econometrics

    Timo Friedel Mitze

    01/09/201330/09/2020

    Course: Teaching

    International økonomi

    Torben Dall Schmidt & Timo Friedel Mitze

    01/02/201530/06/2020

    Course: Teaching