Research visits


  • 03/2011-05/2014: Doctor oeconomiae publicae (equivalent to PhD; summa cum laude), LMU Munich, Germany
  • 03/2011-05/2013: Master of Business Research,  LMU Munich, Germany
  • 10/2005-09/2009: Diplom-Wirtschaftswissenschaftler (equivalent to Mac in Management and Economics), Ulm University, Germany
  • 02/2008-05/2008: University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland


  • Dietmar Harhoff, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany
  • Ulrich Kaiser, Chair for Entrepreneurship, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Tobias Kretschmer, Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization, LMU Munich, Germany
  • Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, USA
  • Joel Waldfogel, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, USA

Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2016: University of Zurich Graduate Campus Grant (CHF 10,000), with Juliane Lischka and Paolo Bizzozero
  • 2015: German Economic Association and German National Bank, Award for Presentation at International Conferences
  • 2014: NET Institute Summer Grant (USD 3,000), with Lisa M. George
  • 2014: LMU Management Alumni Dissertation Award
  • 2013: NBER Economics of Digitization and Copyright Initiative Research Grant (USD 15,000), with Jörg Claussen and Tobias Kretschmer
  • 2011: German Economic Association and Swiss National Bank, Award for Presentation at International Conferences
  • 2008: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

Professional Activities and Services

  • Associate Editor at Information Economics and Policy
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Cambridge University Press, Communications of the ACM, European Journal of Law and Economics, European Management Review, Information Economics and Policy, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Cultural Economics, Journal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Strategy and Business, Review of Industrial Organization, Review of Network Economics, Research Policy, Technovation, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of Media Economics Workshop Zurich (2016), Management and Economics of ICT Conference Munich (2012)


  • Católica-Lisbon, Portugal
    • Platforms and Digital Business Models (Master, Lecture, 2018)
    • Technology Strategy (Master, Lecture, 2018)
    • Business Research Methods (Master, Lecture, 2018)
  • University of Zurich, Switzerland
    • Economics of Innovation (Master, Lecture, 2014)
    • Economics of Innovation (Master, Tutorials, 2015-2016)
  • University of Basel, Switzerland
    • Cultural Economics (Master, Lecture, 2016-2017)
  • IAE Toulouse, France
    • Selected Issue on the Economics of Innovation (Master, Lecture, 2014-2015)
  • LMU Munich, Germany
    • Data Crawling (PhD, Workshop, 2016)
    • Quantitative Data Analysis (Bachelor, Seminar, 2011-2013)
    • Advanced Data Analysis (Master, Seminar, 2012-2013)
    • New Products: From Ideas to Markets (Master, Tutorials, 2013)
    • Management and Economics of Network Industries (Bachelor, Tutorials, 2011)
    • Public Affairs (Bachelor, Seminar, 2012)
    • Dynamics in Organizational Design (Bachelor, Seminar, 2011)
  • EM Lyon, France
    • Managerial Economics (Master, Tutorials, 2012-2013)
  • Ulm University, Germany
    • Applied Econometrics (Master, Tutorials, 2009-2011)
    • Growth and International Economics (Master, Tutorials, 2011)
    • International Monetary Economics (Master, Tutorials, 2010)