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Univ.Prof. Dr. Christoph Weiss

Christoph Weiss

Phone:   +43 1 31336 - 4503
Fax:        +43 1 31336 - 904503

Room:    D4.1.018

Consultation hours: Thursday, 11:00 - 12:00 am

There are no consultation hours during the semester breaks.

Professor of Economics
Head of the Institute for Economic Policy and Industrial Economics

Short Biography

  • 1992 PhD in Economics, University of Linz, Austria.

  • 1993 - 1994 Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

  • 1997 Visiting Professor ('Lehrstuhlvertretung'), Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Economics, University of Giessen, Germany.

  • 1998 - 1999 Visiting Professor ('Lehrstuhlvertretung'), Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies, University of Kiel, Germany.

  • 1999 'Habilitation' in Economics, University of Linz, Austria. Topic of Habilitation: 'Flexibilität und Wettbewerb: Eine theoretische und empirische Analyse'

  • 1999 - 2002: Full Professor (C4), Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies, University of Kiel, Germany.

  • 2002 - : Full Professor (Univ.Prof.), Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Vienna, Austria.

  • 2005: Visiting Scholar, Institute for European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

  • 2013 - 2014: Visiting Fellow, School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

  • 2012 - 2019: Visiting Professor, Institute of Economic Policy, Economics University Bratislava ('Ekonomická Univerzita Bratislava'), Slovakia.


Industrial Organization, Economic Policy, Food and Agricultural Economics.

Professional Activities

Recent Publications (selection)

  • Consumer Information and Price Transmission: Empirical Evidence. Journal of Industrial Economics, 2021, forthcoming (together with Jens-Peter Loy, Dieter Pennerstorfer, Daniela Rroshi und Biliana Yontcheva)

  • Information and Price Dispersion: Theory and Evidence. International Economic Review, 2020, Vol. 61(2), pp. 871-899 (together with Dieter Pennerstorfer, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, Nicolas Schutz and Biliana Yontcheva)

  • Product Differentiation and Cost Pass-Through. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2019, Vol. 70(3), pp. 840-858 (together with Jens-Peter Loy)

  • Price Transmission and Local Market Power: Empirical Evidence from the Austrian Gasoline Market. Applied Economics, 2018, Vol. 50(53), pp. 5728-5746 (together with Jens-Peter Loy, Carsten Steinhagen and Birgit Koch)

  • Market Structure and Competition in the Healthcare Industry: Results from a Transition Economy. The European Journal of Health Economics, 2018, Vol. 19(8), pp. 1087-1110 (together with Martin Lábaj, Peter Silanič and Biliana Yontcheva)

  • Asymmetric Cost Pass-Through? Empirical Evidence on the Role of Market Power, Search and Menu Costs. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, 2016, Vol. 123, pp. 184-192 (together with J.P.Loy and Thomas Glauben)

  • Network Centrality and Market Prices: Empirical Evidence. Economics Letters, 2016, Vol. 39, pp. 79-83 (together with Dieter Pennerstorfer and Matthias Firgo)

  • Time as a Strategic Variable: Business Hours in the Gasoline Market. Applied Economics Letters, 2016, Vol. 23(15), pp. 1051-1056 (together with Agnes Kügler)

 You will find a complete list of my publications in fides-datenbank.