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Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg
Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg

Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
VWL 8 - International Competition Policy

Research Interest

Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, Contract Theory, Competition Policy, and (Applied) Microeconomics

Currculum Vitae 

Biography (short)


Articles in Refereed Journals:

Optimal Cost Overruns: Procurement Auctions with Renegotiation,” with Marco A. Schwarz, International Economic Review, Vol. 59 (4), 1995-2021, 2018.

Incomplete Contracting, Renegotiation, and Expectation-Based Loss Aversion, with Heiko Karle and Daniel Müller, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 145, 176-201, 2018.

Auctions vs. Negotiations: The Effects of Inefficient Renegotiation, with Klaus M. Schmidt, RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 48 (3), 647-672, 2017. 

Salience, Competition, and Decoy Goods, with Daniel Müller and Philipp Weinschenk, Economics Letters, Vol. 153, 28-31, 2017. (Supplementary Material)

Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination, with Magdalena Helfrich, Economics Letters, Vol. 145, 148-151, 2016. (Supplementary Material)

Discriminatory Nonlinear Pricing, Fixed Costs, and Welfare in Intermediate-Goods Markets, with Daniel Müller, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 46, 107-136, 2016. (Supplementary Material)

Overconfidence in the Market for Lemons, with Daniel Müller, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118 (2), 354-371, 2016.

Loss Aversion and Inefficient Renegotiation, with Klaus M. Schmidt, Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 82 (1), 297-332, 2015.

Price Discrimination in Input Markets: Quantity Discounts and Private Information, with Daniel Müller, Economic Journal, Vol. 124 (577), 776–804, 2014. (Press Release, VOXeu, Short Film)

The Expectation-Based Loss-Averse Newsvendor, Economics Letters, Vol. 120 (3), 429-432, 2013. (Longer Working Paper Version)

Uncertain Demand, Consumer Loss Aversion, and Flat-Rate Tariffs, with Konrad Mierendorff, Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 11 (2), 399-432, 2013. (Supplementary Material)

Price Discrimination in Input Markets: Downstream Entry and Efficiency, with Daniel Müller, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 21 (3), 771-797, 2012. (Supplementary Material)

Relaxing Competition Through Quality Differentiation and Price Discrimination, Journal of Economics, Vol. 106 (1), 1-26, 2012.

Performance of Procrastinators: On the Value of Deadlines, with Daniel Müller, Theory and Decision, Vol. 70, 329-366, 2011.

Binary Payment Schemes: Moral Hazard and Loss Aversion, with Daniel Müller and Philipp Weinschenk, American Economic Review, Vol. 100 (5), 2451-2477, 2010. (Supplementary Material)

Non-Refereed Publications:

Herweg, F., Müller, D., Weinschenk, P. 2018, ‘Salience in markets’, in V. J. Tremblay, E. Schroeder, C. H. Tremblay (eds), Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Celtenham/Massachusetts, pp. 75-113.

Issue Advocacy and Mass Political Sophistication, Comment on Hafer and Landa, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Vol. 169 (1), 153-156, 2013.

Book Review Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization. By Ran Spiegler, with Daniel Müller, Economica, Vol. 80 (319), 614-615, 2013.

Working Papers:

Context-Dependent Preferences and Retailing: Vertical Restraints on Internet Sales, with Magdalena Helfrich, 2019. (pdf)

Regret Theory and Salience Theory: Total Strangers, Distant Relatives or Close Cousins?, with Daniel Müller, 2019. (pdf)

Bayesian Implementation and Rent Extraction in a Multi-Dimensional Procurement Problem, with Klaus M. Schmidt, 2018. (pdf)

Procurement with Unforeseen Contingencies, with Klaus M. Schmidt, 2017. (pdf)

Bait and Ditch: Consumer Naïvité and Salesforce Incentives, with Antonio Rosato, 2018. (pdf)

Work in Progress:

Evaluation Bias and the Overprovision of Product Features, with Daniel Müller.

All-Units Discounts: Optimal Selling Mechanism for Non-Monotone Preferences, with Daniel Müller. 

Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg

Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
VWL 8 - International Competition Policy

Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg
Head of Chair

Consultation hour: Wednesday 2 - 4 p.m. (appointment via email required)

University of Bayreuth
Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Building RW II, Room 1.88.1 
Universitaetsstr. 30
95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-6227
E-mail: fabian.herweg@uni-bayreuth.de

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