Reinoud Joosten


University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural Management and Social Sciences
Dep. Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems

P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Room: RA 3349 (Ravelijn)
Tel: (+31 53 489)4182
E-mail: r.a.m.g.joosten(a)


Ph.D. Maastricht University (MERIT), 1996.
Thesis : Dynamics, Equilibria, and Values.
Supervisors : Hans Peters, Koos Vrieze, Frank Thuijsman.

Master’s Degree Econometrics, Tilburg University, 1989.
Thesis : A variable dimension restart algorithm for the computation of economic equilibria using n(n+1) rays.
Supervisor : Dolf Talman.

Didactic Degrees

  • Oefenmeester (Training/Coaching/Managing) A, B (1994, 1998), (NBB: Dutch Basketball Assoc. under Ministerial supervision).
  • University Teacher’s degree courses.
  • Working with Groups of International Students (2005).
  • Dutch Basketball Association Masterclass 2011, ‘Crossing borders’, developing talents for international competition.
  • ‘Expert’ Dutch Basketball Association (NBB) 2013.

Gymnasium-β St. Janscollege, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands, 1980.


  • Economics: micro, resource & environmental economics, industrial organization, general equilibrium theory, development economics.
  • Game theory: stochastic games, cooperative games, evolutionary game theory.
  • Finance: real options theory, non-expected utility.
  • Other: social dilemmas, dynamic systems, computation and equilibrium programming, operations research, mathematical biology, input-output analysis, and Markov chains.



  • Fall: Microeconomics (191860651), UTwente.
  • Summer: TOM Project Civil Engineering, UTwente.
  • Winter: Special Topics (201200138), UTwente.
    Cost Management & Engineering MSc (201400244), UT.
    Cost Management & Engineering - Foundations (194110140), UT.
    Cost Management & Engineering – External Private Domain, (194110130), UT.
    Minor: Study Trip Japan Bachelor Students, UTwente.


  • Fall: Microeconomics (191860651), UTwente.
    Theme course minor International Management & Exploration (201300148), UTwente.
  • Summer: Business Game (186060), UTwente.
  • Spring: TOM Project Civil Engineering, UTwente.
    Analysis of the environment of the firm (411003), UTwente.
  • Winter: Cost Management & Engineering– Foundations (194110140), UT.
    Cost Management & Engineering– External Private Domain, (194110130), UT.



  • Long-run strategic advertisement and short-run Bertrand competition, International Game Theory Review 172015.
  • Strong and weak rarity value: resource games with complex price-scarcity relationships, DOI: 10.1007/s13235-015-0136-4, Dynamic Games & Applications, 2015.
  • Social Dilemmas, Time Preferences and Technology Adoption in a Commons Problem, Journal of Bioeconomics, 16, 239-258, 2014.
  • On evolutionary ray-projection dynamics, co. B.Roorda, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 74, 147-161, 2011.
  • Small Fish Wars: A new class of dynamic fishery-management games, ICFAI Journal of Managerial Economics 5, 17-30, 2007.
  • The odd couple: Walras and Darwin, J Evolutionary Economics 162006.
  • A note on repeated games with vanishing actions, International Game Theory Review 7, 107-115, 2005.
  • Games with Frequency-Dependent Stage Payoffs, co. T.Brenner, U.Witt,International Journal of Game Theory 31, 609-620, 2003.
  • A Globally Convergent Price Adjustment Process for Exchange Economies, co. D.Talman, Journal of Mathematical Economics 29, 15-26, 1998.
  • Deterministic Evolutionary Dynamics: A Unifying Approach, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 6, 313-324, 1996.
  • Unlearning by Not Doing: Repeated Games with Vanishing Actions, co. H.Peters, F.Thuijsman, Games and Economic Behavior 9, 1-7, 1995.
  • (Af)leren door (niet) te doen, co. L.Soete, Economisch Statistische Berichten 78, 1179-1181, 1993.


  • Strategic Interaction and Externalities: FD-games and pollution, to appear in: Understanding Economic Change: Contributions to an Evolutionary Paradigm in Economics, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
  • Paul Samuelson’s critique and equilibrium concepts in evolutionary game theory, in: Game Theory and Applications Vol. 16 (L. Petrosjan & V. Mazalov, eds.) ISBN 978-1-62618-444-1, pp. 119-136, 2013.
  • Bundling correlated goods in the in-app purchase pricing model, co. G-J. Spriensma & F.Wijnhoven, in: Virtual Goods + ODRL 2011, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop for Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects of Business Models for Virtual Goods (J. Delgado & J.-N. Colin, eds.), pp. 103-121, 2011.
  • Strategic Advertisement with Externalities: A New Dynamic Approach, in: Modeling, Computation and Optimization (S.K. Neogy, A.K. Das & R.B. Bapat, eds.), ISBN 978-9-8142-7350-3, pp. 21-43, 2009.
  • Small Fish Wars and an authority, in: The Rules of the Game: Institutions, Law, and Economics (A. Prinz, A.E. Steenge & J. Schmidt, eds.), ISBN 978-3-8258-0693-4, pp. 131-162, 2007.
  • On ‘Dynamics, Equilibria, and Values’, in: Ten Years LNMB, W.K. Klein Haneveld, O.J. Vrieze, L.C.M. Kallenberg (eds.), CWI-Tract 122, Amsterdam, pp. 217-221, 1997.
  • Games with Changing Payoffs, co. H.Peters, F.Thuijsman, in: The Economics of Growth and Technical Change. Technologies, Nations, Agents, G.Silverberg & L.Soete (eds.), Edward Elgar, Aldershot, ISBN 1-85278-958-1, pp. 244-257, 1994.


Landelijk Netwerk Mathematische Besliskunde, Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging van Staathuishoudkunde, Game Theory Society.


  • Supervision of 95 Master Thesis Projects as first (40) or second supervisor (55), as well as 30 Bachelor Thesis Projects as first (22) or second (8) supervisor.
  • Advisory Editor Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer Verlag.
  • Program coordinator Minor Economie, Bedrijf & Beleid: 2012-2014.
  • Teacher LV& S, Tilburg University 2006-2010 (part-time).
  • Van der Heijde belasting- en bedrijfsadviseurs, Maastricht, 2007.
  • Member Firm First Aid Team (BHV) 2015-present.
  • Expert Dutch Basketball Association (NBB): Teaching coaching, 2012-2013.
  • PhD-Thesis Supervisor: A. Abhishta, 2015-present.
  • PhD-Thesis Referee: Pauline Contou-Carrère, Sorbonne, Paris 1, 2011.
  • Yuan Feng, University of Twente, 2013.
  • Corona Member: Gijs Schoenmakers, Maastricht University, 2004.
  • Council work: President CTiT Council: 2010-2012.
  • Faculty Council Management & Governance: 2003-2011.
    President Faculty Council: 2005-2007, 2009-2011.
  • Reviewer: NWO Research Programme Evolution and Behaviour.
  • NWO Vidi-programme MaGW (Social & Behavioural Sciences).
  • Referee: Chapter of Routledge Compendium Public-Private Partnerships (P de Vries, EB Yehoue, eds.), ISBN-13: 9781136163296. Chapter of Modeling, Computation and Optimization (SK Neogy, AK Das & RB Bapat, eds.), ISBN 978-9-8142-7350-3.
  • Games & Economic Behavior; International Journal of Game Theory; Dynamic Games & Applications; Social Choice & Welfare, Mathematical Social Sciences; Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organisation; Theory & Decision; Journal of Evolutionary Economics; Structural Change & Economic Dynamics; Annals of Operations Research; European Journal of Operations Research; Mathematical Methods in Operations Research; Operations Research in Health Care; Rationality & Society; International Journal of Technology Management; Southern Journal of Economics; Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice; Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena; Journal of Bioeconomics, IEEE Transactions on Engineering and Management, Journal of Cleaner Production.