Department of Mathematics







Erik J. Balder



Function

Professor of Mathematical Economics and Decision Theory (emeritus)

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Visiting Professorships Abroad:

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Publications (as of 2012)

Courses

Recent courses/papers on Young Measures

Recent papers on measure theory

Recent papers on game theory and economics

Educational

Courses

2012-2013:

Convex Analysis for Optimization (national LNMB course), Fall '12
Workshop Stochastic Dynamics in Economics and Finance (HIM, Bonn), May-August '13
Speltheorie (WISB272), najaar '12
Microeconomie (WISB271), voorjaar '13

2011-2012:

course WISB372 (Optimization, Mathematics Department) and ECRMMAT (Research Master, Utrecht School of Economics)
Microeconomie (WISB271, voorjaar '12)
Maat en Integratie (WISB312, voorjaar '12)

2010-2011:

Convex Analysis for Optimization (national LNMB course, Fall '10)
Mathematics (both master course for USE and bachelor course WISB372 for math students)
Microeconomie (WISB271, voorjaar '11)
Maat en Integratie (WISB312, voorjaar '11)

2009-2010:

Infinitesimaalrekening C (WISB234, najaar '09)
Micro-economie (WISB271, voorjaar '10)
Maat en Integratie (WISB312, voorjaar '10)

2008-2009:

Convex Analysis for Optimization (national LNMB course)
Optimization

2007-2008:

Investeringstheorie
Optimization
Microeconomie

2006-2007:

Microeconomie
Optimization
Convex Analysis for Optimization (national LNMB course)

2005-2006:

Kaleidoscoop 1
Optimization
Investeringstheorie

Recent and past courses/papers on Young Measures

1989:

On Prohorov's theorem for transition probabilities. Appeared in Travaux du Sé&minaire d'Analyse Convexe Montpellier 19 (1989), 9.1-9.11.

1995:

Lectures on Young measures. Appeared as Cahiers du CEREMADE No. 9517 (1995), Université Paris IX Dauphine.

1998-2002:

New Fundamentals of Young measures (Haifa, 1998) Appeared in "Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control", Chapman and Hall Research Notes in Mathematics, No. 411 (2000).
Lectures on Young measure theory and its applications in economics (Grado, 1997) Appeared in Rend. Ist. Mat. Trieste Vol. 31 (2000).
2001 paper: On ws-convergence of product measures Appeared in Math. Oper. Res. Vol. 26 (2001).

Recent papers on measure theory


(with A.R. Sambucini) Fatou's lemma for multifunctions with unbounded values in a dual space (J. Conv. Anal. 2005)

Recent papers on Game Theory

A unifying pair of Cournot-Nash equilibrium existence results (JET 2002)
Comments on purification in continuum games (IJGT 2008)
An equilibrium closure result for discontinuous games (ET 2011) and a correction to two proofs

Recent papers on Economics


More on equilibria in competitive markets with externalities and a continuum of agents (JME 2008)
(with N.C. Yannelis) Bayesian-Walrasian equilibria: beyond the rational expectations equilibrium (ET 2009)
Exact and useful optimization methods for microeconomics (in: Springer Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems 655 (2012), pp. 21-38

Educational

Corrections to section 2.2 of Feichtinger-Hartl
Polar cones in finance (Dutch)
Slides: polar cones in finance (Dutch)
The brachistochrone problem made elementary
Exact and useful optimization methods for microeconomics (in: Springer Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems 655 (2012), pp. 21-38)
Slides of a lecture on "Exact and useful optimization methods for microeconomics"
Comments on chapters 20-21 in "Introduction to Mathematical Economics" (2008) by E.T. Dowling
Comments on some chapters in "Mathematics for Economics" by M. Hoy et al.

Address specifications

Mailing address:

Prof. dr. ir. E.J. Balder
Mathematical Institute
Universiteit Utrecht
PO Box 80 010
3508 TA UTRECHT
The Netherlands

Visiting address:

Mathematics Building
Room 612
Universiteit Utrecht
Budapestlaan 6
Utrecht
The Netherlands

Email: <E.J.Balder@uu.nl>

Telephone (office): +31-30-2531458

Telefax: +31-30-2518394

E.J. Balder <E.J.Balder@uu.nl>
3 December, 2008