I am Professor of Applied Microeconomics and Head of the Department of Economics 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.

Recent Working Paper

Circular Business Models: Product Design and Consumer Participation,
with Rachel Chen and Daniel Halbheer.

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.

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