Prof. Dr. Vitali Gretschko is head of the ZEW Research Department "Market Design", Professor of Market Design at the University of Mannheim, and a member of the Research Unit "Design and Behavior" at the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Gretschko studied mathematics at the University of Münster before working as a business consultant at Accenture. Between 2009 and 2012 Gretschko completed a doctoral degree in economics at the University of Cologne, under the supervision of Achim Wambach. During this time he spent nine months as a guest researcher at Yale University in Connecticut. Having completed his doctorate, Vitali Gretschko became a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cologne and worked as a project leader at TWS Partners.

Vitali Gretschko's research interests extend across the field of market design, although he is particularly interested in mechanism design, applied auction theory and contract theory. Amongst other publications, Gretschko has published his work in the RAND Journal of Economics, in Economic Theory, Experimental Economics, and the Journal of Mathematical Economics. Vitali Gretschko also has ample experience in the practical application of market design and in providing market participants with strategic advice.

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