Univ.Prof. Dr. Christoph Weiss

Christoph Weiss

Phone:   +43 1 31336 - 4503
Fax:        +43 1 31336 - 904503
Email:     cweis­s@wu.ac.at

Room:     D4.1.018

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

There are no consul­ta­tion hours during the holi­days.

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.

  • Since 2012: 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)

  • Market struc­ture and compe­ti­tion in tran­si­tion: results from a spatial analysis. Applied Econo­mics, 2018, Vol. 50, pp. 1694-1715 (toge­ther with Martin Lábaj, Karol Morvay, 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).

  • Centra­lity and Pricing in Spati­ally Diffe­ren­tiated Markets: The Case of Gaso­line. Inter­na­tional Journal of Indus­trial Orga­niza­tion, 2015, 40, pp. 81-90 (toge­ther with Dieter Penner­storfer and Matthias Firgo).

  • Price Promo­tions and Brand Loyalty: Empi­rical Evidence for the German Ready-­to-Eat Cereal Market. Euro­pean Journal of Marke­ting, 2015, 40, pp. 81-90 (toge­ther with Janine Empen and Jens-­Peter Loy).

  • A Seale­d-bid Double Auction Expe­ri­ment on German Milk Quota Exch­anges. Journal of Agri­cul­tural Econo­mics, 2014, 65(2), pp. 420-445 toge­ther with Thomas Glauben, Jens-­Peter Loy and Till Requate.

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