Gerd Muehlheusser

Research Fellow

University of Hamburg

Gerd Muehlheusser studied Economics at the University of Frankfurt, where he received a degree as Diplom-Volkswirt in 1998. From 1998 to 2002 he was a member of the Bonn Graduate School of Economics and the European Doctoral Programme (EDP), of which he spent the second year at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He completed his PhD in 2002. From October 2002 until May 2003, he was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Since Sepetmber 2011 he is Professor of Economics at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He was previously Associate Professor at the University of Bielefeld, and Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Bern, Switzerland. His research interests include industrial organization, organizational economics, law & economics, contracts and environmental economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2001 and became a Research Fellow in December 2003.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13383
published in: Games and Economic Behavior, 2023,140, 380 - 400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10607
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2020, 126, Article 103447
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8560
published in: Journal of Sports Economics, 2018, 19(6), 786-819
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8443
revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2015, 128, 25-29
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6884
published in: Economic Inquiry 54(2), 1128-119, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6478
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 116, 387–406
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5027
revised version published as 'Optimal Incentive Contracts for Knowledge Workers' in: European Economic Review, 2014, 67, 82-106
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3834
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53(1), 714-730
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