Bernhard Ganglmair
Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd (SM 31), Richardson, TX 75080

Office: JSOM 3.619
Phone: 972-883-4736; Fax: 972-883-6522

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


PhD (Economics): University of Zurich (Switzerland), 2011
M.A. (Economics): University of Linz (Austria), 2004



Spring 2014:
Topics in Industrial Organization (MECO 6360; crosslisted with ECON 6340) for PhD students;
Business Economics (MECO 6303) for Master students (please contact me for more details)



Message to UTD students: I am available as sponsor for independent study projects on contracts, antitrust, intellectual property, industry standardization, regulation (of product or financial markets), and the intersection of product market competition and corporate governance/finance.



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


I am co-organizing the Finance Reading Group. [Currently no scheduled program]



Patent Hold Up and Antitrust: How a Well-Intentioned Rule Could Retard Innovation, Journal of Industrial Economics, 60(2), 2012 (June), pp 249-273 (with Luke Froeb and Greg Werden)
Conversation With Secrets, RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming (with Emanuele Tarantino)



WORKING PAPERS (contact me for the most recent version)

A Theory of Competitive Framing (with Luke Froeb and Steven Tschantz; December 2013)

Early Contract Termination, Performance-Contingent Control Rights, and Specific Investment (June 2013)
Material Breach of Contract and Rejection with Imperfect Expectation Damages (August 2011)
Separation of Legal Power: The Case of Antitrust (with Andrea Guenster; March 2011)
Intrinsic Motivation, Discrimination and the Child Labor-Schooling Trade-Off (December 2006; inactive)


Administrative Law in Europe and the US: A Welfare Analysis (with Andrea G
Strategic Patent Pending (with Jong-Min Oh)

Contract Protection and Efficient Breach: Experimental Evidence (with Wolfgang Luhan)
Dynamic Information Sharing: An Experiment (with Alex Holcomb and Noah Myung)

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Last updated: February 23, 2014