Constantin Weiser (CV)

 Career

since 2017 Assistant Professor for Quantitative Methods, esp. Statistics  & Mathematics (University Mainz)
2015-2017 Assistant at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics (University Duesseldorf, Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss; DFG-founded position)
2014-2015 Assistant at the Chair of Applied Statistics and Econometrics (University Mainz, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schank)
2012
2011
Lecturer for statistics at the FH Mainz (university of applied sciences)
2009-2013 Assistant at the chair of Statistics and Econometrics (University Mainz, Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss)
2009 Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Financial Economics (University Mainz, Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel)
2008-2009 Student Assistant at the Institute for Statistics and Econometrics (University Mainz, Prof. Dr. Peter M. Schulze)
2006-2007 Student Assistant at the Department of Economics (University Mannheim)

Education

2009-2013 Doctoral studies, University of Mainz, title: "Numerische Integration, angewandt bei der Inferenz in Zustandsraummodellen" (Quadrature methods applied to State-Space-Filtering), Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schank
2009-2012 "Rheinland-Pfalz-Zertifikat für Hochschuldidaktik" (Teaching Certificate)
2007-2009 "Diplom" in Economics at the University of Mainz
2005-2007 "Vordiplom" in Economics at the University Mannheim
2002-2005 Abitur at Ketteler-Kolleg of the diocese Mainz
1999-2002 vocational training as Wine grower

Publications in refereed journals

[3] "Die Implementation und Evaluation eines Flipped Classrooms in einer Großveranstaltung der Statistik", joint with Jun-Prof. Dr. Manuel Först, Prof. Dr. Florian Heiß, Dr. Sigbert Klinke, Andreas Maur und Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schank, Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung (Bayrisches Staatsinstitut für Hochschulforschung und Hochschulplanung), pp. 50-67
[2] "How feedback provided by voluntary electronic quizzes affects learning outcomes of university students in large classes ", joint with Jun-Prof. Dr. Manuel Först and Andreas Maur, Computers & Education, vol 121, pp. 100-114, 2018
[1] "An Empirical Test of Marginal Productivity Theory", joint with Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen (University Tübingen/Germany), Applied Economics, 46:9, pp. 996-1020, 2014

Other Publications

[4] "BLPestimatoR: Performs a BLP Demand Estimation", R package (version 0.1.5, August 2017) URL [Link to CRAN]
[3] "mvQuad: Methods for Multivariate Quadrature with R", R package (version 1.0-6., July 2016) URL [Link to CRAN]
[2] "Approximation von Integralen", Das Wirtschaftsstudium wisu, 11/15, pp. 1199-1201, 2015
[1] "Numerische Integration, angewandt bei der Inferenz in Zustandsraummodellen", Dissertation at the Department of Law and Economics (University Mainz), 2013

Working Papers

[6] "Reliable Estimation of Random Coefficient Logit Demand Models", joint with Prof. Dr. Heiß, Dr. Daniel Brunner and Dr. André Romahn (submitted at "Quantitative Economics")
[5] "How Feedback Provided by Electronic Quizzes Affects Learning Outcomes of University Students in Large Statistics Classes: A Quasi-Experimental Study“, mit M. Förster und A. Maur (JGU) (revise and resubmit at "Computers & Education")
[4] "Public Debt & Sovereign Ratings - Do Industrialized Countries Enjoy a Privilege?", joint with Bernd Bartels (University Mainz/Germany), Discussion Paper Series of the Gutenberg School of Management and Economics (GSME) No. 1417, 2014 [download PDF]
[3] "A New Approach to Testing Marginal Productivity Theory", joint with Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen (University Tübingen/Germany), Discussion Paper Series of the IZA No. 6113, 2011
[2] "Mögliche Bestimmungsgründe einer Studienaufnahme in Deutschland", joint with Prof. Dr. Peter M. Schulze and Annekathrin Stange, Working Paper No. 46, Institute for Statistics and Econometrics (University Mainz), 2009
[1] "Dynamische Modellierung des Hamburger Containerumschlags - Ein ADL-Ansatz", joint with Prof. Dr. Peter M. Schulze, Working Paper No. 42, Institute for Statistics and Econometrics (University Mainz), 2008

Talks/Workshops

[9] "Numerical Quadrature in Econometrics – Two Examples", Research Seminar "Mathematics of Computation" at the Institute for Numerical Simulation, University Bonn, November 03. 2016
[8] "Computationally Efficient Estimation of Multinomial and Panel Probit Models", 4th Workshop on Sparse Grids and Applications, October 04-07. 2016 organized by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Miami/FL, USA
[7] "Panel-Data analysis in R" (1-day workshop), Apr. 29. 2016 (repeated Oct. 14. 2016), at the ZBH/University Mainz, Germany
[6] "Computationally Efficient Estimation of Multinomial and Panel Probit Models - Further Developments of the GHK-Simulator", DAGStat 2016, Mar. 16. 201, Goettingen / Germany [Link to material]
[5] "Introduction to Panel-Data analysis (Planing empirical work)" (1-day workshop), Jan. 29. 2016 (repeated Sept. 23. 2016), at the ZBH/University Mainz, Germany
[4] "Efficient deterministic filtering for state-space models"models", 9th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE), Dec. 13. 2015, London, UK
[3] "Introduction to the applied work with R" (2-day workshop), Nov. 26 +  Dec. 03. 2013, at the DICE/University Duesseldorf, Germany
[2] "Stochastic and deterministic filtering for stochastic volatility models", 17th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE), December 01-03. 2012, Oviedo, Spain
[1] "Numerical Integration used for inference in state-space models", 2nd Workshop on Sparse Grids and Applications, July 02-06. 2012 Institute for Advanced Study, TUM Munich, Germany

Industry Cooperations

[4] m-result (Mainz/Germany): Adaptive Sampling scheme / quality checks for Big-Data analysis on social content (2016)
[3] m-result (Mainz/Germany): Confidence intervalls, statistical tests and methodological chechups for stratified samples (2014)
[2] Lufthansa AG (Frankfurt/Germany): Analysis of Website Transitions (tracking data) (2013)
[1] Lufthansa AG (Frankfurt/Germany): Quantative Analysis of Administrative Data (2012-2015; various seminars organized for students at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz)

Referee for

Applied Economics; European Journal of Forest Research

Awards/Funds

[3] Implementation and Evaluation of a Flipped-Classroom Design, with M. Förster and T. Schank (JGU), F. Heiß (HHU) and S. Klinke (HU) (funded by BMWF, 470.000€, 2017-2019)
[2] Teaching Experiment (funded by the Gutenberg-Lehrkolleg, 15.000€, 2014-2015)
[1] Doctoral thesis award, funded by the Alfred Teves - Foundation (2014)

Memberships

Deutsche Statistische Gesellschaft
Verein für Socialpolitik