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Denis Stijepic

Dr. Denis Stijepic

Department of Macroeconomics
University of Hagen
Universitätsstr. 11 (TGZ)
58084 Hagen, Germany


Research Interests

Structural Change

(Neoclassical) Growth Theory

Analytical Methods in Long-Run Dynamics Modeling
(e.g. geometrical/axiomatic/qualitative models, "partially balanced growth")


"Structural Change and Economic Growth - Analysis within the 'Partially Balanced Growth-Framework'", Dissertation, Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften, Saarbrücken, 2011.

"A Geometrical Approach to Structural Change Modelling", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, June 2015, Vol. 33, pp. 71-85.

"An argument against Cobb-Douglas production functions (in multi-sector growth modeling)", Economics Bulletin, May 2017, Vol. 37(2), pp. 1143-1150.

"Positivistic models of long-run labor allocation dynamics", Journal of Economic Structures, 2017, Vol. 6, Article 19, pp. 1-30.

"Empirical Evidence on the Geometrical Properties of Structural Change Trajectories", Research Journal of Economics, December 2017, Vol. 1(2), pp. 1-10.

"Impacts of intermediate trade on sector structure", The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, January 2018, Vol. 27(1), pp. 102-122.

"On the system-theoretical foundations of non-economic parameter constancy assumptions in economic growth modeling", Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, Spring 2018, Vol. 13(1), pp. 9-23.

For recent working papers see my page at

Presentations at Conferences

Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade (DEGIT) - XXIII, Moscow, Russia, 6.-7. September 2018.

Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Münster, 6.-9. September 2015.

13th Annual Conference of the European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS), Thessaloniki, Greece, 12.-15. June 2014.

28th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Gothenburg, Sweden, 26.-30. August 2013.

Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 4.-7. September 2011.

Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Kiel, Germany, 7.-10. September 2010.

Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade (DEGIT-XV), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 3.-4. September 2010 (with Prof. Wagner).

25th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Glasgow, Scotland, 23.-26. August 2010.

15. Worldcongress of the International Economic Association, Istanbul, Turkey, 25.-29. June 2008.

Professional Service

Refereeing for Journal of Economic Growth, Economics Bulletin

International Economics Hiring Committee at the University of Hagen