Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics

Finance and Managerial Economics
Naveen Jindal School of Management

The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd (SM31)
Richardson, TX  75080

O: JSOM 14.316
W: 972-883-4736
C: 617-651-0756

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Affiliations and Appointments

Assistant Professor
    University of Texas at Dallas, 2010 to present (on leave in 2016/17)

Affiliated Faculty
    The Center and Laboratory for Behavioral Operations and Economics @ University of Texas at Dallas, 2012 to present

Associate Editor
    Economic Inquiry, 2014 to present


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

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


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

I have published (or forthcoming) papers 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.

Teaching Experience

Business Economics (MSc): Spring 2011 / 2013 / 2014, Fall 2011 / 2015

Business Economics (Professional MBA): Spring 2015 / 2016

Theory of Industrial Organization (PhD): Spring 2012 / 2013 / 2014, Fall 2015

Innovation Economics (PhD): Spring 2017

Information Economics and Game Theory (undergrad): Spring 2017

Regulation and Antitrust (MA/MSc): Summer 2015 / 2017

Special Topics in Finance: Corporate Finance and IO (PhD): Summer 2013