Jens Holscher

Professor Jens Holscher

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  • jholscher at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Chair/HOD in Accounting, Finance & Economics
  • Executive Business Centre EB410, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB
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Biography

Jens Hӧlscher is the elected Academic Staff Member on Bournemouth University Board. Before coming to Bournemouth he taught at the Universities of Berlin, Swansea, Birmingham, Chemnitz and Brighton. He held Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Halle (Institute of Economic Research IWH), Perugia, East Europe Institute Regensburg, Danube University, Bonn (ZEI), Bolzano-Bozen, Frankfurt (Viadrina), New Brunswick in Cairo, Almaty (KIMEP and KBTU) and the Centre of Economic Research at the Deutsche Bundesbank. He is interested in institutional and transition economics, both areas in which he published widely. He is the co-editor of Palgrave's (Macmillan's Global Publishing) book series "Studies in Economic Transition". His latest completed third party funded project sponsored by the Open Society Foundation was entitled "Wealth, Poverty and Life Satisfaction in Transition societies" and another one was entitled “Variety of institutional settings and socio-economic inequalities in the process of European integration“ was funded by the EU’s Jean Monnet Programme...

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Journal Articles

  • Holscher, J. and Hayward, R., 2017. The Forward-Discount Puzzle in Central and Eastern Europe. Comparative Economic Studies.
  • Holscher, J. and Horsch, A., 2017. Finanzwirtschaftliche Herausforderungen für KMU. ZfKE, Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, 65 (1/2), 1-9.
  • Hölscher, J., Nulsch, N. and Stephan, J., 2017. State Aid in the New EU Member States. Journal of Common Market Studies, 55 (4), 779-797.
  • Djalilov, K. and Holscher, J., 2016. Regulations, market power and stability in the banking sector of transition countries. LIMES Plus: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 77-94.
  • Holscher, J. and Tomann, H., 2016. Das institutionelle Design der EU nach der Finanzkrise (The institutional design of the EU after the financial crisis). Wirtschaftsdienst - Zeitschrift fuer Wirtschaftspolitik, 96 (6), 393-396.
  • Djalilov, K. and Hölscher, J., 2016. Comparative analyses of the banking environment in transition countries. Economic Annals, 61 (208), 7-25.
  • Ragnitz, J., Heimpold, G., Hölscher, J., Land, R. and Schroeder, K., 2015. Twenty-five years of German unity - a success story? [25 Jahre Deutsche Einheit: eine Erfolgsgeschichte?]. Wirtschaftsdienst, 95, 375-394.
  • Holscher, J., Perugini, C. and Collie, S., 2015. Inequality, credit and financial crises. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1-31.
  • Holscher, J., Nulsch, N. and Stephan, J., 2014. Ten Years after Accession: State Aid in Eastern Europe. European State Aid Quarterly, 2, 305-316.
  • Busch, B., Grömling, M., Ritzberger-Grünwald, D., Hishow, O.N. and Hölscher, J., 2014. Eastward enlargement of the EU: Ten years on [EU-Osterweiterung: Eine Bilanz nach zehn Jahren]. Wirtschaftsdienst, 94, 311-334.
  • Holscher, J., Acharya, S. and Perugini, C., 2012. Trade liberalisation and inequalities in Nepal: A CGE analysis. Economic Modelling, 29, 2543-2557.
  • Holscher, Perugini, C. and Pompei, F., 2011. Wage inequality, labour market flexibility and duality in Eastern and Western Europe. Post-Communist Economies, 23 (3), 271-310.
  • Holscher, Damiani, M. and Pompei, F., 2011. Labour market inequalities and the role of institutions. European Journal of Comparative Economics, 8 (2), 163-173.
  • Holscher, J., Marelli, E. and Signorelli, M., 2010. China and India in the global economy. Economic Systems, 34, 212-217.
  • Hölscher, J. and Signorelli, M., 2010. Symposium: China and India in the world market. Economic Systems, 34 (3), 211.
  • Deng, C., Bai, B., Zeng, L. and Holscher, J., 2010. Research on the IPO underpricing of the Hong Kong growth enterprise market. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 7, 105-114.
  • Chuang, D.H. and Hölscher, J., 2009. The changing financial system in Taiwan. , 215-233.
  • Bai, B. and Hölscher, J., 2009. Banking reform in China. , 45-65.
  • Hölscher, J. and Stephan, J., 2009. Competition and antitrust policy in the enlarged European Union: A level playing field? Journal of Common Market Studies, 47 (4), 863-889.
  • Hölscher, J., 2009. 20 Jahre wirtschaftstransformation - Fortschritte und fehlschläge. Wirtschaftsdienst, 89 (5), 287-292.
  • Holscher, J., 2009. Russian translation appeared as summary. Mir Peremen.
  • Holscher, J., 2009. 20 Years of Economic Transition: Successes and Failures,. The Journal of Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 3-17.
  • Holscher, J., 2009. Twenty years of economic transition: Successes and failures. Comparative Economic Studies, 5, 3-18.
  • Holscher, 2009. 20 Years of Economic Transformation - Successes and Failures. Economic Service - Journal for Economic Policy, 89 (5), 287-293.
  • Holscher, J., Bachan, R. and Stimpson, A., 2008. Oil demand in China: an econometric approach. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 3, 54-70.
  • Holscher, J., 2007. Effects of European competition policy reform for Central East Europe. Intellectual Economics and Social Cohesion, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 40-45.
  • Holscher, J. and Stephan, J., 2007. Effects of European competition policy reform for Central East Europe ? an institutional perspective. Intellectual Economics and Social Cohesion, 1.
  • Holscher, J., 2006. Income Distribution and Convergence in the Transition Process. Comparative Economic Studies, 48 (2), 302-325.
  • Hölscher, J. and Jarmuzek, M., 2005. Overvalued or undervalued euroland entry? Post-Communist Economies, 17 (2), 235-250.
  • Hölscher, J. and Stephan, J., 2004. Competition policy in Central Eastern Europe in the light of EU accession. Journal of Common Market Studies, 42 (2), 321-345.
  • Wong, T. and Hölscher, J., 2004. Are the CEECs ready for the ERM II? Problems and Perspectives in Management, 2 (4), 30-48.
  • Holscher, J. and Stephan, J., 2003. Merger control and competition policy in Central East Europe in view of EU accession. ICFAI Journal of International Business Law, 2, 55-72.
  • Hölscher, J. and Bachan, R., 2002. Income dynamics and stability in the transition process: General reflections applied to the Czech Republic. Acta Oeconomica, 52 (4), 421-442.
  • Holscher, J., 2001. Exchange rate strategies of new EU entrants.
  • Holscher, J., 1999. Macroeconomic Aspects of Entrepreneurship in Central-East Europe. Journal for East European Management Studies, 4 (4), 323-330.
  • Holscher, J., 1999. Macroeconomic Aspects of Entrepreneurship in Central-East Europe. Journal for East European Management Studies, Vol. 4.
  • Holscher, J., 1998. Formování trznehospodárskych systemu ve strední a vychodní Evrope. Mezinárodní vztahy.
  • Hölscher, J., 1997. Economic dynamism in transition economies: Lessons from Germany. Communist Economies and Economic Transformation, 9 (2), 173-181.

Books

  • Holscher, J., 2015. Palgrave Dictionary of Emerging Markets and Transition Economics. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Hölscher, J., 2014. Poland and the Eurozone. Springer.
  • Keynes's Economic Consequences of the Peace. London: Pickering & Chatto.
  • Hölscher, J. and Klaes, M., 2014. Keynes's Economic Consequences of the Peace A Reappraisal. London: Pickering & Chatto.
  • Hölscher, J., 2007. Germany's Economic Performance. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Gabrisch, H. and Hölscher, J., 2006. The successes and failures of economic transition: The European experience.
  • Hölscher, J. and Tomann, H., 2005. Globalization of Capital Markets and Monetary Policy. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Riese, H., Hölscher, J. and Tomann, H., 2004. Money, Development and Economic Transformation. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Holscher, J., Owen Smith, E. and Pugh, G., 2001. 50 Years German Mark - Essays in Honour of Stephen F. Frowen.
  • Hölscher, J., 2001. 50 Years of the German Mark. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Hölscher, J., 2000. Financial Turbulence and Capital Markets in Transition Countries. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Hölscher, J. and Hochberg, A., 1998. East Germany's Economic Development. Palgrave/Macmillan.
  • Frowen, S.F. and Hölscher, J.G.A., 1997. The German Currency Union of 1990. Palgrave/Macmillan.
  • Hölscher, J., 1994. Entwicklungsmodell Westdeutschland. Aspekte der Akkumulation in der Geldwirtschaft.. Duncker & Humblot Berlin.

Chapters

  • Holscher, J. and Djalilov, K., 2017. Antecedents of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Banks of Central Eastern Europe and in the Countries of the former Soviet Union. In: Horsch, A. and Sysoyeva, L., eds. Financial Institutions and Financial Regulation - New Developments in the European Union and Ukraine. Cuvillier Verlag Goettingen.
  • Djalilov, K. and Hölscher, J., 2017. Antecedents of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Banks of Central Eastern Europe and in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union. In: Horsch, A. and Sysoyeva, L., eds. Financial Institutions and Financial Regulation – New Developments in the European Union and Ukraine. Cuvillier Verlag Gottingen, 39-58.
  • Holscher, J. and Holscher, J., 2015. Competition Policy. Palgrave Dictionary of Emerging Markets and Transition Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, 245-261.
  • Djalilov, K. and Hölscher, J., 2015. Dynamics of risk, concentration and effiency in banking sectors of transition economies. Development and Financial Reform in Emerging Economies. 99-107.
  • Hölscher, J. and Klaes, M., 2015. Introduction: Standing the test of time: Maynard Keynes's Economic Consequences of the Peace, a century on. 1-6.
  • Holscher, J. and Djalilov, K., 2014. Dynamics of Risk, Concentration, and Efficiency in Transition Economies. In: Ruziev, K., ed. Development and Financial Reform in Emerging Economies. Pickering & Chatto.
  • Holscher, J. and Hayward, R., 2014. the carry trade and Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis in the CEE and CIS. Poland and the Eurozone,. Macmillan’s Global Publishing.
  • Holscher, J., Nulsch, N. and Stephan, J., 2013. Unabhängige Subventionskontrolle und staatliche Beihilfen in der erweiterten Europäischen Union. Unabhangige staatliche Institutionen in der Demokratie. Duncker & Humblot, 273-296.
  • Holscher, J., Nulsch,, N. and Stephan, S., 2012. State Aid in the Enlarged European Union. Belgrade University, Faculty of Economics. Belgrade.
  • Holscher, J., 2011. 20 lat transformacji gospodarczej - sukcesy i porażk. 20 lat transformacji. Nova Publishers.
  • Holscher, J., 2010. Deutschland und die Europäische Union als optimale Währungsräume-Krönungsthese versus Endogenitätstheorie. 20 Jahre Deutsche Einheit ? Von der Transformation zur europäischen Integration. Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), 35-42.
  • Holscher, J., 2010. Keynes is back. China and the Global Financial Crisis - A Comparison with Europe. The World of Transformations.
  • Holscher, J. and Bai, B., 2008. Accounting and financial system reform in transition and developing economies. Banking Reform in China. Springer.
  • Holscher, J. and Chuang, D., 2008. The changing financial system in Taiwan. The changing financial system in Taiwan. Springer.
  • Holscher, J., 2006. Money and Credit Market Integration in an enlarging Eurozone: Methodological Issues. European Economic Policies. Metropolis,.
  • Bohl, M.T. and Hölscher, J., 2005. Hayek's 'free money movement' and the evolution of monetary order in historical perspective. Entrepreneurship, Money and Coordination: Hayek's Theory of Cultural Evolution. 150-155.
  • Holscher, J. and Loewendahl, H., 2002. Anglo-German post-war economic relations and comparative performance. In: Noakes, J., Wende, P. and Wright, J., eds. Britain and Germany in Europe 1949-1990. Oxford University Press.
  • Holscher, J. and Herten, S., 2001. Capital and credit-based development: lessons from the experience of industrial countries for transition economies in central East Europe. In: Frowen, S.F. and McHugh, F.P., eds. Financial Competition, Risk and Accountability: British and German Experiences. Palgrave Macmillan, 225-251.
  • Holscher, J., Smith, E.O. and Pugh, G., 2001. The DM undervaluation and West Germany’s economic performance. In: Holscher, J., ed. 50 Years of the German Mark: Essays in Honour of Stephen F. Frowen. Palgrave, 125-154.
  • Holscher, J., 2001. European Monetary Integration. Exchange rate strategies of new EU entrants. Edward Elgar.
  • Holscher, J. and Stephan, J., 1997. On Political Economy of Transformation: Country Studies. Export-Oriented Development and Income Creation. Metropolis.
  • Holscher, J. and Köhler, C., 1997. The German Currency Union of 1990 - A Critical Assessment,. . Privatisation and Private Property. Macmillan Press, St Martin's Press.
  • Holscher, J., Keynes and Hayek, 1997. Hayek - the Economist and Social Philosopher: A Critical Retrospect. Some Remarks On Capital. Macmillan Press, St Martin Press.
  • Holscher, J., Lüken-Klaßen and Mathilde, 1990. Mythos Wirtschaftswunder. Süß, Werner. Übergänge.
  • Holscher, J., 1990. Krisenmanagement und Wirtschaftswunder - Die Überwindung der Zahlungskrise 1950/51. Krisenmanagement und Wirtschaftswunder - Die Überwindung der Zahlungskrise 1950/51. Geldpolitik und ökonomische Entwicklung - Ein Symposion, Regensburg.

Conferences

  • Holscher, J. and Hayward, R., 2017. Carry Trade, Sudden Stops and Instability in Emerging Markets. In: The Future of Europe - Central and Eastern Europe in a Comparative Perspctive 17-19 December 2016 Warsaw, Poland.
  • Holscher, J. and Djalilov, K., 2016. Antecedents of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Banks of Central-Eastern Europe and in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union. In: Banking in Transition Countries 17-20 October 2016 Sumy, Ukraine. 1-26.
  • Holscher, J. and Djalilov, K., 2016. Market power, regulation and stability in the banking sector of transition countries. In: Comparative Economic Development in the Long Run 8-10 September 2016 Regensburg, Germany.
  • Howard-Jones, P., Radicic, D. and Holscher, J., 2016. The Impact of European Union Membership and loan financing on the performance of firms in the Balkan states. In: Comparative Economic Development in the Long Run 8-10 September 2016 Regensburg, Germany.
  • Holscher, J. and Djalilov, K., 2015. DOES LOAN FINANCE HELP TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF SME’S: EVIDENCE FROM BANGLADESH AND INDIA. In: World congress of comparative economic studies 24 June-27 October 2015 Budapest.
  • Holscher, J., 2015. Antecedents of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Banks of Central-Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union Countries. In: Global conference of comparative economic studies 24-27 October 2015 Budapest.
  • Holscher, J. and Howard-Jones, P., 2015. THE IMPACT OF LOAN FINANCING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SME’S FROM NON-EU TRANSITIONAL COUNTRIES. In: World congress of compararative economic studies 24 June-27 October 2015 Budapsest.
  • Holscher, J., Collie, S. and Perugini, C., 2013. Inequality, deregulation, credit growth and crisis. In: Pacific Rim conference 24-26 April 2013 Seoul, Korea.
  • Holscher, J., 2012. Azerbaijan in Transition. In: Azerbaijan in Transition 25 May-25 October 2012 Rome. Rome: Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) Rome.
  • Holscher, J., Nulsch, N. and Stephan, J., 2010. State Aid in the enlarged European Union: A Review. In: German Economic Association, Comittee for Institutional Economics and Economic Systems 23-25 September 2012 Jena. Halle, Germany: Halle Institute for Economic Research, 1-37.

Scholarly Editions

  • Benecki, R., Hölscher, J. and Jarmuzek, M.. FISCAL TRANSPARENCY AND POLICY RULES IN POLAND.

Others

PhD Students

  • Elfrieda Elswood (2nd)
  • Emmanuel Silva (completed) (Essays in Singular Spectrum Analysis)
  • Kolawole Albright (2nd, completed) (An examination of bank use of credit derivatives to mitigate risk)
  • Ziad Al Sairafi (2nd) (Investigating risk management in the potential Takaful market in the UK)
  • Azadeh Pazouki (Oil Price Volatility and Government Spending behaviour in OPEC Countries)
  • Noah Nzribe (CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND MFI SUSTAINABILITY: EVIDENCE FROM SSA)
  • Than Tuan Chu (On the composition of government spending and economic growth: an empirical analysis of cross-national economic growth and lessons for Vietnam)
  • Lamine Menni (Determinants of Abnormal Performance of the Initial Public Offerings)

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Portfolio Construction and Theory
  • Research Project

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Global Markets, Development & Labour

Invited Lectures

  • Samarkand State University (Uzbekistan) invited Professor Jens Hölscher and Dr Khurshid Djalilov to deliver a research presentation
  • University of Belgrade, Serbia, Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • Pristina, Kosovo, Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • Skopje, Macedonia, Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • Split University, Croatia, Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • Pula University, Croatia, part of Balkans tour, presentation of new book
  • Inequality, credit expansion and financial crises, University of the West of England, 02/2014, https://info.uwe.ac.uk/events/event.aspx?id=15674
  • Emerging Market Economies, Regensburg University, Germany, http://www.fachschaft-wirtschaft.de/sites/default/files/download/201311105_Announcement_Jens.pdf

Grants

  • Access to Finance for SMEs (ESRC, 01 Aug 2014). Awarded
  • Finance for SMEs (ESRC, 06 Nov 2013). Completed
  • Variety of institutional settings and socio-economic inequalities in the (Jean Monnet Programme, 01 Oct 2012). Completed
  • The slow way to European social and economic cohesion: In search of (Jean Monnet Programme, 01 Oct 2012). Completed
  • Poverty and Life Satisfaction in Transition Societies (Open Society Foundation, 04 May 2011). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • University of Westminster, External Examiner (2015-2018)
  • University of Wales validated course at Management Development Institute Singapore, Tashkent, external examiner (2015-2016)
  • University of Bolzano - Bozen, Visiting Professor (2014-)
  • University of Portsmouth, external examiner (2013-2017)
  • University of Derby, external examiner (2013-2015)
  • Halle Institute for Econmic Research (IWH), Germany, Visiting Research Professor (2012-2016)
  • Palgrave/Macmillan, editor (1998-2018), http://www.palgrave.com/products/SearchResults.aspx?s=SET&fid=2475; Studies in Economic Transition
  • University of Reading, external examiner (2008-2012)

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • ESRC Festival of Social Science: This workshop invites policy makers from DIT, BEIS, FCO and DFID to come together with academics and businesses to discuss the possible options around several pressing post-Brexit issues: (a) What form of economic relationship can be best re-negotiated within the short timespan (until October 2018) between the UK and EU? (b) What will be the impact on small and medium sized British firms? What steps are proposed to ensure that British firms remain competitive after Brexit? (c) Implications for UK trade policy making, focusing in particular on future trade arrangements with the WTO and other countries.
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Peer Review College
  • reviewing of ESRC funding applicatins
  • convener of the ESRC Festival of Social Science conference 'Access to Finance for SMEs' (Bournemouth 11/2013)
  • convener of the conference 'Poland and the Eurozone' (Bournemouth 09/2013)
  • TV interviews to Al Jazeera on German Unification and the Euro area (see links) andf to The BBC on the Occupy movement and the Economic effects of the Queen's Jubilee Day
  • reviewer of PhD scholarships for the Ministry of Education of Kazakhstan (2013)

Networks

  • Managing Economic Transition

Qualifications

  • Bankkaufmannn in finance (Lindener Volksbank eG, Hanover, 1984)
  • PhD in Economics (Free University Berlin, 1993)
  • MSc in Economics (Free University Berlin, 1980)

Honours

  • Member of Peer Review College (Economic and Social Research Council, 2015)

Memberships

  • CHUDE (Conference of Heads of University Departments of Economics), member,
  • European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), Treasurer (1992-),
  • German Economic Association, Committee for Institutional Economics and Economic Systems, Fellow, http://www.wiwi.uni-muenster.de/06//vs/
  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2016-),
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