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First Name: Ulrich
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Last Name: Witt
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Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Location: Jena, Germany
Homepage: http://www.econ.mpg.de/
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Phone: +49-3641-68 65
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Postal: Kahlaische Strasse 10, D-07745 Jena
Handle: RePEc:edi:mpiewde (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Ulrich Witt, 2013. "The Future of Evolutionary Economics: Why Modalities Matter," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2013-09, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  2. Ulrich Witt, 2013. "Cultural Evolution, Economic Growth and Human Welfare - A Drift Process?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-20, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  3. John M. Gowdy & Denise E. Dollimore & David Sloan Wilson & Ulrich Witt, 2012. "Economic Cosmology and the Evolutionary Challenge," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-12, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  4. Ulrich Witt & Georg Schwesinger, 2012. "Phylogenetic Footprints in Organizational Behavior," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-17, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  5. Christian Gross & Ulrich Witt, 2012. "The Energy Paradox of Sectoral Change and the Future Prospects of the Service Economy," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2012-09, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  6. Ulrich Witt & Julia Sophie Woersdorfer, 2011. "Parting with "Blue Monday" – Preferences in Home Production and Consumer Responses to Innovations," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-10, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  7. Ulrich Witt, 2011. "The Dynamics of Consumer Behavior and the Transition to Sustainable Consumption Patterns," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-03, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  8. Martin Binder & Ulrich Witt, 2011. "As Innovations Drive Economic Growth, Do they also Raise Well-Being?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-05, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  9. Ulrich Witt & Martin Binder, 2011. "Disentangling Motivational and Experiential Aspects of "Utility" - A Neuroeconomics Perspective," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-20, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  10. Ulrich Witt, 2011. "Competition as an Ambiguous Discovery Procedure: A Reappraisal of Hayek's Epistemic Market Liberalism," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-06, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  11. Ulrich Witt, 2011. "Sustainability and the Problem of Consumption," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2011-16, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  12. Ulrich Witt, 2010. "Economic Behavior - Evolutionary vs. Behavioral Perspectives," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2010-17, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  13. Georgy S. Levit & Uwe Hossfeld & Ulrich Witt, 2010. "Can Darwinism Be "Generalized" and of What Use Would This Be?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2010-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  14. Ulrich Witt & Christian Schubert, 2010. "Extending the Informational Basis of Welfare Economics: The Case of Preference Dynamics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2010-05, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  15. Ulrich Witt, 2009. "Emergence and Functionality of Organizational Routines An Individualistic Approach," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2009-24, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  16. U. Witt & C. Schubert, 2008. "Constitutional Interests in the Face of Innovations: How Much Do We Need to Know about Risk Preferences?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2008-03, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  17. Ulrich Witt, 2008. "Symbolic Consumption and the Social Construction of Product Characteristics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2008-15, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  18. Ulrich Witt & Thomas Brenner, 2007. "Output Dynamics, Flow Equilibria and Structural Change – A Prolegomenon to Evolutionary Macroeconomics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2007-12, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  19. Ulrich Witt, 2007. "Heuristic Twists and Ontological Creeds - Road Map for Evolutionary Economics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2007-01, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  20. Ulrich Witt, 2007. "Novelty and the Bounds of Unknowledge in Economics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2007-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  21. Ulrich Witt & Christian Zellner, 2007. "How Firm Organizations Adapt to Secure a Sustained Knowledge Transfer," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2007-19, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  22. Ulrich Witt & Tom Broekel & Thomas Brenner, 2007. "Knowledge and its Economic Characteristics - A Conceptual Clarification," Jena Economic Research Papers 2007-013, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics.
  23. Ulrich Witt, 2006. "Evolutionary Economics," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2006-05, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  24. Ulrich Witt, 2006. "Evolutionary Economics and Psychology," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2006-13, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  25. U. Witt, 2005. "Reasoning About Novelty," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2005-24, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  26. U. Witt, 2005. "Firms as Realizations of Entrepreneurial Visions," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2005-10, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  27. U. Witt, 2005. "From Sensory to Positivist Utilitarianism and Back -- The Rehabilitation of Naturalistic Conjectures in the Theory of Demand," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2005-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  28. U. Witt & C. Zellner, 2005. "Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship: The Organizational Side of Technology Commercialization," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2005-04, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  29. Ulrich Witt, 2004. "On Novelty and Heterogeneity," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2004-05, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  30. D.Helbing & S.Lämmer & T.Brenner & U.Witt, 2004. "Network-Induced Oscillatory Behavior in Material Flow Networks and Business Cycles," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2004-08, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  31. DUDLEY, Leonard & WITT, Ulrich, 2003. "Yesterday’s Games: Contingency Learning and the Growth of Public Spending, 1890-1938," Cahiers de recherche 2003-20, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.
  32. U. Witt, 2003. "The Proper Interpretation of 'Evolution' in Economics and the Example of Production Theory," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2003-05, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  33. U. Witt, 2003. "The Evolutionary Perspective on Organizational Change and the Theory of the Firm," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2003-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  34. U. Witt, 2003. "'Production' in Nature and Production in the Economy - Second Thoughts about Some Basic Economic Concepts," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2003-01, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  35. L. Dudley & U. Witt, 2002. "Yesterday's Games: Contingency Learning and the Growth of Public Spending," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2002-02, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  36. U. Witt, 2002. "Market Opportunity and Organizational Grind - The two Sides of Entrepreneurship," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2002-08, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  37. Ulrich Witt, 2002. "Generic Features of Evolution and Its Continuity -- a Transdisciplinary Perspective," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2002-10, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  38. Witt, Ulrich, 2002. "Wirtschaftswachstum - was geschieht auf der Nachfrageseite?," Walter Adolf Jöhr Lecture 2002, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, Institute of Economics (FGN-HSG).
  39. Ulrich Witt, . "How Evolutionary is Schumpeter's Theory of Economic Development?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2001-12, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  40. Ulrich Witt, . "The Evolutionary Perspective on Economic Policy Making - Does it Make a Difference?," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2001-01, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  41. Ulrich Witt, . "Social Cognitive Learning and Group Selection - A Hayekian Model of Societal Evolution," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2001-10, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  42. Ulrich Witt, . "Conceptions vs. Routines - On the Development of Firms and the Evolution of Markets," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2001-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.

Articles

  1. Witt, Ulrich, 2013. "Competition As An Ambiguous Discovery Procedure: A Reappraisal Of F. A. Hayek'S Epistemic Market Liberalism," Economics and Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(01), pages 121-138, March.
  2. Gowdy, John M. & Dollimore, Denise E. & Wilson, David Sloan & Witt, Ulrich, 2013. "Economic cosmology and the evolutionary challenge," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 90(S), pages S11-S20.
  3. Witt, Ulrich & Schwesinger, Georg, 2013. "Phylogenetic footprints in organizational behavior," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 90(S), pages S33-S44.
  4. Witt, Ulrich & Binder, Martin, 2013. "Disentangling motivational and experiential aspects of “utility” – A neuroeconomics perspective," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 27-40.
  5. Binder, Martin & Witt, Ulrich, 2012. "A critical note on the role of the capability approach for sustainability economics," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 41(5), pages 721-725.
  6. Georgy Levit & Uwe Hossfeld & Ulrich Witt, 2011. "Can Darwinism be “Generalized” and of what use would this be?," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 21(4), pages 545-562, October.
  7. Witt, Ulrich, 2011. "Emergence and functionality of organizational routines: an individualistic approach," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(02), pages 157-174, June.
  8. Witt, Ulrich, 2010. "Symbolic consumption and the social construction of product characteristics," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 17-25, March.
  9. Ulrich Witt & Christian Zellner, 2009. "How firm organizations adapt to secure a sustained knowledge transfer," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(7), pages 647-661.
  10. Witt, Ulrich, 2009. "Propositions about novelty," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 70(1-2), pages 311-320, May.
  11. Ulrich Witt, 2009. "Novelty and the bounds of unknowledge in economics," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(4), pages 361-375.
  12. Ulrich Witt & Christian Schubert, 2008. "Constitutional interests in the face of innovations: how much do we need to know about risk preferences?," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 19(3), pages 203-225, September.
  13. Ulrich Witt, 2008. "What is specific about evolutionary economics?," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 18(5), pages 547-575, October.
  14. Witt, Ulrich, 2008. "Observational learning, group selection, and societal evolution," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 4(01), pages 1-24, April.
  15. Ulrich Witt, 2007. "Firms as Realizations of Entrepreneurial Visions," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(7), pages 1125-1140, November.
  16. Ulrich Witt, 2006. "Evolutionary concepts in economics and biology," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 16(5), pages 473-476, December.
  17. Guido Buenstorf & Ulrich Witt, 2006. "How Problems of Organisational Growth in Firms Affect Industry Entry and Exit," Revue de l'OFCE, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 97(5), pages 47-62.
  18. Scazzieri, Roberto & Witt, Ulrich, 2005. "Approaches to production theory," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 159-163, June.
  19. Witt, Ulrich, 2005. "'Production' in nature and production in the economy--second thoughts about some basic economic concepts," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 165-179, June.
  20. Ulrich Witt, 2004. "On the proper interpretation of 'evolution' in economics and its implications for production theory," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(2), pages 125-146.
  21. Leonard Dudley & Ulrich Witt, 2004. "Arms and the Man: World War I and the Rise of the Welfare State," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 57(4), pages 475-504, November.
  22. Reinoud Joosten & Thomas Brenner & Ulrich Witt, 2003. "Games with frequency-dependent stage payoffs," International Journal of Game Theory, Springer, vol. 31(4), pages 609-620, 09.
  23. Ulrich Witt, 2003. "Economic policy making in evolutionary perspective," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 13(2), pages 77-94, 04.
  24. Brenner, Thomas & Witt, Ulrich, 2003. "Melioration learning in games with constant and frequency-dependent pay-offs," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 50(4), pages 429-448, April.
  25. Ulrich Witt, 2002. "How Evolutionary Is Schumpeter'S Theory Of Economic Development?," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1-2), pages 7-22.
  26. Ulrich Witt & Guang-Zhen Sun, 2002. "Myopic Behavior and Cycles in Aggregate Output - A Note on the Role of Correlated Quantity Adjustments," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 222(3), pages 366-376.
  27. Thomas Brenner & Wolfgang Weidlich & Ulrich Witt, 2002. "International Co-movements of Business Cycles in a ‘Phase-locking’ Model," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 53(2), pages 113-138, 05.
  28. Ulrich Witt, 2001. "special issue: Learning to consume - A theory of wants and the growth of demand," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 23-36.
  29. Klaus Rathe & Ulrich Witt, 2001. "The Nature of the Firm – Static versus Developmental Interpretations," Journal of Management and Governance, Springer, vol. 5(3), pages 331-351, September.
  30. Ulrich Witt, 2001. "special issue: Economic Growth - What Happens on the Demand Side? Introduction," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 1-5.
  31. Witt, Ulrich, 2001. " Between Appeasement and Belligerent Moralism: The Evolution of Moral Conduct in International Politics," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 106(3-4), pages 365-88, March.
  32. Witt, Ulrich, 2000. "Changing Cognitive Frames--Changing Organizational Forms: An Entrepreneurial Theory of Organizational Development," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(4), pages 733-55, December.
  33. Witt, Ulrich, 1999. " Do Entrepreneurs Need Firms? A Contribution to a Missing Chapter in Austrian Economics," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1-2), pages 99-109.
  34. Witt, Ulrich, 1998. "Imagination and leadership - The neglected dimension of an evolutionary theory of the firm," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 161-177, April.
  35. Witt, Ulrich, 1997. ""Lock-in" vs. "critical masses" -- Industrial change under network externalities," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 753-773, October.
  36. Witt, Ulrich, 1997. "The Hayekian Puzzle: Spontaneous Order and the Business Cycle," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 44(1), pages 44-58, February.
  37. Witt, Ulrich, 1997. "Self-organization and economics--what is new?," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 8(4), pages 489-507, October.
  38. Witt, Ulrich, 1996. " Innovations, Externalities and the Problem of Economic Progress," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 89(1-2), pages 113-30, October.
  39. Ulrich Witt, 1992. "Evolutionary Concepts in Economics," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 18(4), pages 405-419, Fall.
  40. Witt, Ulrich, 1992. " The Endogenous Public Choice Theorist," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 73(1), pages 117-29, January.
  41. Ulrich Witt, 1992. "The emergence of a protective agency and the constitutional dilemma," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 3(2), pages 255-266, March.
  42. Witt, Ulrich, 1991. "Economics, sociobiology and behavioral psychology on preferences," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 12(4), pages 557-573, December.
  43. Ulrich Witt, 1989. "The evolution of economic institutions as a propagation process," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 62(2), pages 155-172, August.
  44. Witt, Ulrich, 1986. "Firms' market behavior under imperfect information and economic natural selection," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 265-290, September.
  45. Witt, Ulrich, 1986. "Evolution and Stability of Cooperation without Enforceable Contracts," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(2), pages 245-66.

NEP Fields

29 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2005-04-30 2005-09-11 2006-01-24
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (9) 2005-04-30 2005-09-11 2006-01-24 2006-07-02 2006-10-14 2007-03-17 2007-11-10 2009-01-17 2011-01-03. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2008-05-17
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2011-06-11
  5. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2008-01-19
  6. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2013-02-08
  7. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2011-08-02 2012-05-08
  8. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (4) 2005-04-30 2005-09-11 2006-01-24 2008-01-19
  9. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (12) 2006-07-02 2006-10-14 2007-03-17 2007-12-08 2010-07-31 2010-08-06 2011-01-03 2012-01-03 2012-06-25 2012-12-15 2013-02-08 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  10. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2011-05-24
  11. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2011-05-24
  12. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2003-10-20 2006-07-02 2007-03-17
  13. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (3) 2012-06-25 2012-12-15 2013-12-29
  14. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (10) 2006-07-02 2006-10-14 2007-03-17 2010-07-31 2010-08-06 2011-01-03 2011-06-11 2012-06-25 2013-02-08 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  15. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2012-12-15
  16. NEP-INO: Innovation (7) 2005-04-30 2005-09-11 2006-01-24 2007-05-12 2007-11-10 2008-01-19 2011-08-02. Author is listed
  17. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (3) 2007-05-12 2008-01-19 2008-05-17
  18. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (3) 2006-10-14 2007-05-12 2008-01-19
  19. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2004-07-26 2007-12-08
  20. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2011-08-02
  21. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (2) 2011-01-03 2012-01-03
  22. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2003-10-20
  23. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (15) 2006-07-02 2006-10-14 2007-03-17 2007-11-10 2007-12-08 2009-01-17 2010-07-31 2010-08-06 2011-01-03 2011-05-24 2011-06-11 2011-08-02 2011-12-13 2012-06-25 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  24. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2003-10-20 2008-05-17
  25. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-10-14
  26. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (4) 2005-04-30 2005-09-11 2006-01-24 2007-05-12
  27. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (2) 2008-05-17 2012-01-03

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