Prof. Dr. Bernhard Ganglmair
Prof. Dr. Bernhard GanglmairEconomics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics
Bernhard Ganglmair is head of ZEW’s Junior Research Group “Competition and Innovation” and professor of economics at the University of Mannheim. He is also member of the board of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) and member of the working group Competition Economics of the German Federal Cartel Office. Prior to joining ZEW, he was an assistant professor of managerial economics at the University of Texas at Dallas. In the past, he taught at the University of Linz, Austria, and Northeastern University in Boston, US. He was a visiting researcher at the University of Bologna in Italy, Haifa University in Israel, and Boston University. His research covers a variety of topics related to technology standardization and patents, trade secrets, competition economics, contracts, and the economic analysis of law more generally.
His work is both theoretical and empirical in nature and has been published in the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. He is an Associate Editor at the International Journal of Industrial Organization and at Economic Inquiry. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and an undergraduate degree in business and economics from the University of Linz in Austria.