Positions

Affiliations

Research visits

Education

  • 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 MSc in Management and Economics), Ulm University, Germany
  • 02/2008-05/2008: University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland

References

  • 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

  • 2019: Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Overall Best Paper Award, with Jörg Claussen and Ananya Sen
  • 2018: Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology Research Grant (EU H2020, EUR 238,894), Co-PI with Miguel Godinho de Matos, Project website
  • 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
  • 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, Information Systems Research, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Cultural Economics, Journal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Strategy and Business, Management Science, Review of Industrial Organization, Review of Network Economics, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Technovation, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy
  • Associate Editor for ECIS (2020) and ICIS (2019, 2020)
  • Reviewer for European Research Council, Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of Media and Digitization Meeting Zurich (2019), Digital Economy Workshop Lisbon (2019), Media Economics Workshop Zurich (2016), Management and Economics of ICT Conference Munich (2012)

Conferences and Invited Seminars (* indicates presentation by co-author)

  • 2020: Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Sep), NBER Summer Institute (Economics of IT Digitization), Online (July), International Industrial Organization Conference, Philadelphia USA (May - cancelled), NBER Economics of Digitization Meeting*, Stanford USA (Mar), Digital Economy Workshop, Tel Aviv Israel (Mar), Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam Netherlands (Feb), CREATe Public Lecture, Glasgow Scotland (Feb)
  • 2019: Workshop on Information Systems and Economics WISE*, Munich Germany (Dec), University of Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland (Dec), KU Leuven, Leuven Belgium (Dec), ZEW Research Seminar, Mannheim Germany (Nov), CESifo Economics of Digitization, Munich Germany* (Nov), MIT Conference on Digital Experimentation*, Boston USA (Oct), Media and Digitization Meeting, Zurich Switzerland (Oct), CIST, Seattle USA* (Oct), Paris Seminar on the Economics of Digitization, Paris France (Oct), Media Economics Workshop, Braga Portugal* (Oct), University of Santa Clara Leavey, Santa Clara USA (Oct), University of Southern California Marshall, Los Angeles USA (Sep), University of Liechtenstein (Aug), Entertainment Analytics Conference, Los Angeles USA (Aug), Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research SCECR2019, Hong Kong China (Jun), Workshop on "The Economics of AI and Data"*, European Commission, Brussels Belgium (May), Digital Economy Workshop, Católica-Lisbon, Lisbon Portugal (Mar), University of Zurich, Zurich Switzerland (Mar), ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland (Feb), ASSA Annual Meeting*, Atlanta USA (Jan)
  • 2018: CESifo Economics of Digitization, Munich Germany* (Nov), EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland (Nov), MIT Conference on Digital Experimentation*, Boston USA (Oct), Media Economics Workshop, Lecce Italy (Oct), Mallen Filmed Entertainment Conference, Berlin Germany (Sep), University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia (Aug), KOF ETH, Zurich Switzerland (Aug), Munich Summer Institute, Munich Germany (Jun), EU Joint Research Center, Seville Spain (May), International Industrial Organization Conference, Indianapolis USA (Apr), EU Commission, Brussels Belgium (Mar), Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Mar), NBER Digitization Winter Meeting*, Stanford USA (Mar), Digital Economics Conference, Toulouse France (Jan)
  • 2017: CESifo Economics of Digitization, Munich Germany (Nov), DIW Research Seminar, Berlin Germany (Oct), Media Economics Workshop, Barcelona Spain (Oct), Northeastern University, Boston USA (Jul), Searle Conference on Internet Search and Innovation*, Chicago USA (Jun), Workshop on the Economics of Network Industries, Paris France (May), International Industrial Organization Conference*, Boston USA (Apr), Workshop on “The economics of data ownership, access and trade”, European Commission, Brussels Belgium (Mar), Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Mar), Conference on The Economics of Intellectual Property, Software and the Internet, Toulouse France (Jan), ASSA Annual Meeting, Chicago USA (Jan)
  • 2016: INFORMS Annual Meeting (Session Organizer), Nashville USA (Nov), German Economic Association (VfS) Annual Conference, Augsburg Germany (Sep), Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, Düsseldorf Germany (Jun), Munich Summer Institute, Munich Germany (Jun), Workshop on the Economics of Network Industries, Paris France (May), International Industrial Organization Conference, Philadelphia USA (Apr), Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Mar)
  • 2015: Media Economics Workshop, Stellenbosch South Africa (Nov), Telecom ParisTech SES Workshop (Oct), EARIE Annual Conference, Munich Germany (Aug), ZEW ICT Conference, Mannheim Germany (Jun), Searle Conference on Internet Search and Innovation, Chicago USA (Jun), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics Annual Congress, Basel Switzerland (Jun), International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston USA (Apr), Workshop on the Economics of ICT, Evora Portugal (Apr), Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Mar)
  • 2014: Applied Micro Workshop, Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse France (Nov), Media Economics Workshop, Naples Italy (Oct), German Economic Association (VfS) Annual Conference, Hamburg Germany (Sep), EARIE Annual Conference, Milan Italy (Aug), NBER Summer Institute (Economics of IT and Digitization), Boston USA (Jul), ZEW ICT Conference, Mannheim Germany (Jun), European Commission IPTS, Information Society Unit, Seville Spain (Jun), Searle Conference on Internet Search and Innovation, Chicago USA (Jun), International Industrial Organization Conference, Chicago USA (Apr), Seminar on the Economics of Communications and Media, Florence Italy (Mar), Workshop on “Digital Media and the Modernisation of Copyright in the EU”, European Commission, Brussels Belgium (Mar), Workshop on the Economics of Network Industries*, Paris France (Jan)
  • 2013: IIIrd Management and Economics of ICT Conference, Munich Germany (Oct), Media Economics Workshop*, Tel Aviv Israel (Oct), Dept. of Innovation and Organizational Economics, Copenhagen Business School Denmark (Sep), German Economic Association (VfS) Annual Conference, Düsseldorf Germany (Sep), University of Zurich, Zurich Switzerland (Jun), ZEW ICT Conference*, Mannheim Germany (Jun), Experience the Creative Economy Conference, Toronto Canada (Jun), European Commission IPTS, Information Society Unit, Seville Spain (May), International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston USA (May), MaCCi Annual Conference, Mannheim Germany (Feb)
  • 2012: Marketing Science Conference*, Boston USA (June), International Industrial Organization Conference*, Arlington USA (Mar)
  • 2011: INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte USA (Nov), Technology Transfer Society Annual Meeting, Augsburg Germany (Sep), Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Germany (Jun), ZEW ICT Conference, Mannheim Germany (Jun)
  • 2010: INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin USA (Nov), ICT and Economic Growth Conference, Munich Germany (Nov), Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Germany (Sep), ZEW ICT Conference, Mannheim Germany (Jun), EUNIP Conference, Reus Spain (Jun), Conference on Industrial Dynamics, Innovation Policy and Growth, Izmir Turkey (May)