Bernhard Ganglmair
Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas

800 W. Campbell Rd (SM 31), Richardson, TX 75080

Office: SM 14.316 (JSOM new wing)
P: 972-883-4736; F: 972-883-6522

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)



Upcoming Seminar/Conference Presentations

International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston

April 24-26, 2015


University of Linz, Dept. of Economics

May 13, 2015


Financial Management Association, Europe Conference and Writers Workshop

June 11-12, 2015


Searle Center Conference on Innovation Economics, Northwestern Law School

June 18-19, 2015




Recent Seminar/Conference Presentations

Santa Clara University, Dept. of Economics

November 5, 2014


University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

November 10, 2014


Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

November 24, 2014


Bar-Ilan University, Dept. of Economics, Israel

December 1, 2014


Haifa University, Dept. of Economics, Israel

December 4, 2014


ESMT, Berlin, Germany

December 8, 2014


Tel Aviv University, Recanati Business School

December 24, 2014



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



Affiliations and Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management, 2010 to present
Affiliated Faculty, The Center and Laboratory for Behavioral Operations and Economics, UT Dallas, 2012 to present

Associate Editor for Economic Inquiry, 2014 to present



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]



Conversation With Secrets, RAND Journal of Economics, 45(2), 2014 (Summer), pp 273-302 (with Emanuele Tarantino)
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)


Working Papers (contact me for the most recent version)

Cutthroats and Comrades: Information Sharing Among Competing Fund Managers (with Alex Holcomb and Noah Myung; March 2015)

Measuring Contract Completeness: A Text Based Analysis of Loan Agreements (with Malcolm Wardlaw; March 2015)

Strategic Secrecy of Pending Patents (with Jong-Min Oh; December 2014)

Efficient Material Breach of Contract (October 2014) R&R, Journal of Law, Economics, &  Organization

A Theory of Competitive Framing (with Luke Froeb and Steven Tschantz; May 2014)

Installment Contracts and Material Breach (May 2014)
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)


Work in Progress
Process and Product Patents: New Data and Results (with Jong-Min Oh and W. Keith Robinson)
Forward and Backward Looking Rules of Contract Termination (with Dongsoo Shin)
Contract Protection and Efficient Breach: Experimental Evidence (with Wolfgang Luhan)
Framing in Experimental Economics: A Textual Meta-Analysis (with Alex Holcomb)
The Effectiveness of Benchmarking with Product-Market Externalities (with Michael Rebello)


Spring 2015:  MECO 6303 Business Economics

Fall 2015: MECO 6303 Business Economics, MECO 6360 Theory of Industrial Organization


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.



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Last updated: March 27, 2015