Dennis Rickert

Doctoral Researcher

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
University of Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building 24.31, Room 01.05
Tel: 0211-81-15498

Educational Background

09/2014 - 12/2014

Visiting researcher at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), invited by Celine Bonnet 

10/2011 - 07/2013

Duesseldorf Graduate School of Economics (DGSE), Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, graduation fellow

10/2009 - 10/2011

M.Sc. in Economics, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

10/2005 - 08/2009

B.Sc. in Economics, University of Paderborn

09/2007 - 05/2008

DCU Dublin, academic year abroad

Educational Background

10/2009 - 10/2011

Student Research Assistant, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

10/2010 - 03/2011

Mentor for new-coming students, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

10/2010 - 12/2010

Student employee, Monopoly Commission, Bonn

04/2009 - 09/2009

Student Assistant (Tutor), Chair of Microeconomics, Prof. Dr. Claus-JochenHaake, University Paderborn

07/2008 - 01/2009

Intern, Strategies in the purchasing department, Benteler Automotive Engineering, Paderborn

Representative Publications


  • Wettbewerbsprobleme im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel, with Justus Haucap, Ulrich Heimeshoff, Gordon J. Klein & Christian Wey in: P. Oberender (Hrsg.), Wettbewerbsprobleme im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel, Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 2014, 11 – 38.
  • Die Bestimmung von Nachfragemacht im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel: Theoretische Grundlagen und empirischer Nachweis, with Justus Haucap, Ulrich Heimeshoff, Gordon J. Klein & Christian Wey, Erscheint in: Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb, 64 (2014).


Recent Research

  • "The Impact of One Stop Shopping- Induced Purchasing Complementarities in Structural Econometric Models of Retails Competition", with Klein and Heimeshoff, 2014
  • "Attention-biased price sensitivity: Empirical evidence", with Dertwinkel-Kalt, 2014
  • "Price competition with forward looking producers. A dynamic discrete choice model with application to the diaper market", 2014
  • "Inter-Format Competition. The Role of Private Label Products in Market Delineation", with Haucap, Heimeshoff, Klein und Wey, 2013
  • "Bargaining in Manufacturer-Retailer Relationships", with Haucap, Heimeshoff, Klein und Wey ,2013

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Competition Policy
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