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

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

Research Interests

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

SNSF Project (2018-2022)
“Pricing in a Digital World” info
Selected Publications

Carbon Footprinting and Pricing Under Climate Concerns, with Marco Bertini, Daniel Halbheer and Donald R. Lehmann, Journal of Marketing, forthcoming.

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

Vertical Structure and the Risk of Rent Extraction in the Electricity Industry, with Anette Boom, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 29(1), 2020, 210-237.

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

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

New Working Paper

Pricing and Supply Chain Transparency to Conscientious Consumers, with Marco Bertini and Daniel Halbheer, November 2020.