ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
L7, 1 | 68161 Mannheim | Germany

University of Mannheim, Department of Economics
L7, 3-5 | 68161 Mannheim |Germany

Mobile Phone:  +49 1522 3481168 (German) | +1 (617) 651-0756 (U.S.)
Office Phone: +49 621 1235-304
E-Mail: b.ganglmair@gmail.com
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Download CV (September 23, 2020)


My co-authored study (with N. Hahn, M. Hellwig, A. Kann, B. Peters, and I. Tsanko) for the Bertelsmann Stiftung on price markups, productivity and innovation is now available for download. A summary of our results (in German) is posted on the Ökonomenstimme.org Blog: "Marktmacht und Produktivität der Unternehmen in Deutschland."

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Current Affiliations and Appointments

Head, Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation
ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (2019 to present)

Professor (W2) of Economics - Innovation and Competition
    University of Mannheim, Department of Economics (2020 to present)

Member of the Board
Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) (2019 to present)

Associate Editor
    Economic Inquiry (2014 to present)


PhD (Economics)
    University of Zurich (Switzerland), 2011

M.A. (Economics, Diplom)
    University of Linz (Austria), 2004


My research interests lie in contract theory and industrial organization with applications in innovation economics, corporate finance, law and economics (contract law, antitrust, intellectual property), and strategy.

I have published in the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

For more on my research interests and output, including a list of current projects, see the Research tab.

Current Teaching

Innovation Economics (PhD): Spring 2017|2020

Competition Economics (LLM): Fall 2019|2020