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Simon Martin, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

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

Building 24.31 Room 01.30
Tel: +49 211 81-15497

Educational Background  
2014 - 2019 PhD. in Economics, Vienna Graduate School of Economics
2013 - 2014 Mag. in Economics (equiv. M.Sc.), University of Vienna
2006 - 2009 B.Sc. in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
since 10/2019 Post-Doc, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
01/2017 - 05/2017 Research visit at UC Berkeley (Haas School of Business)
2014 Research Assistant, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Vienna, Austria
Representative Publications
Recent Research
  • Algorithmic Cooperation (with Bernhard Kasberger, Hans-Theo Normann and Tobias Werner)
  • Collusive Compensation Schemes Aided by Algorithms (with Wolfgang Benedikt Schmal)
  • Collusion by algorithm: The role of unobserved actions (with Alexander Rasch)
  • Dynamic Soft Monitoring (with Karl Schlag) 
  • Proliferation in the ETF industry (with André Romahn)
  • Memory Length in Algorithmic Collusion (with Bernhard Kasberger, Hans-Theo Normann and Tobias Werner)
  • The Differential Impact of Entry on Prices and Consumer Welfare (with Kai Fischer and Philipp Schmidt-Dengler)
  • Demand cycles, traffic flows and regulation of retail gasoline markets (with Kai Fischer and Philipp Schmidt-Dengler)
  • The de-chainification of Italian gasoline stations (with Marcella Nicolini and Andrea Pozzi)
  • Nutrition labels and consumer welfare (with Matthias Frühwirth, Emmanuel Paroissien and Joel Stiebale)
Teaching and Research Interests
  • (Empirical) Industrial Organization
  • Game Theory
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