I am Professor of Applied Microeconomics and Managing Director of the Institute of Economics (FGN-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen.

I am also Co-Editor of the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics.

Research Interests

Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Antitrust Law and Economics, Regulation, Economic Policy.

SNSF Project (2018-2022)
“Pricing in a Digital World” info
Iconomix Project (2022-2023)

“Big Tech” 

Selected Publications

IssuesCarbon Footprinting and Pricing Under Climate Concerns, with Marco Bertini, Daniel Halbheer and Donald R. Lehmann, Journal of Marketing, 2022, 86(2), 186-201.
* Winner of the Rigor & Relevance Research Award 2021, Swiss Academy of Marketing Science.

Journal of Economic Behavior & OrganizationExplaining Escalating Prices and Fines: A Unified Approach, with Nicolas Eschenbaum, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 171, 2020, 153-164.

Payment Evasion, with Daniel Halbheer and Michael Lechner, Journal of Industrial Economics, 65(4), 2017, 804-832.

The American Economic ReviewMaking Sense of Nonbinding Retail-Price Recommendations, with Dennis L. Gärtner, American Economic Review 103(1), 2013, 335-359.