Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Kühn

Permanent visiting professor and Mercator Fellow

Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf
Universitaetsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf


Educational Background


D.Phil, Oxford University


M.Sc., London School of Economics



since 01/2016                                                              

Professor, University of East Anglia

05/2011 - 08/2013

Chief economist, Directorate-General Competition, European Commission

10/1998 - 12/2015

Associate Professor, University of Michigan

since 10/1998

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

07/2008 - 04/2011

Co-editor, Journal of Industrial Economics

01/1995 - 07/2008

Member of editor-advisory board from Journal of Industrial Economics, Investigaciones Economicas, International Journal of Industrial Organization, European Economic Review, and Journal of the European Economic Association

Representative Publications

Current Research


  • Kühn, K.-U., "The Coordinated Effects of Mergers in Differentiated Products Markets"
  • Genakos, C., Kühn, K.-U. & Van Reenen, J., "Leveraging Monopoly Power by Degrading Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from Computer Markets", undefinedNBER working paper 17172.


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