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Institute for Applied Microeconomics

Institute for Applied Microeconomics

 

Postal Address
University of Bonn
Institute for Applied Microeconomics
Adenauerallee 24–42
53113 Bonn

 

Telephone:
+49 228 73-9240 / -9238 / -9211
 

Fax: +49 228 73-9239
E-mail: iame.office@uni-bonn.de

 

Office hours by arrangement via e-mail.

 
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Prof. Dr. Urs Schweizer


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University of Bonn
Kaiserstraße 1 (3. Etage), 53113 Bonn
Tel: +49 228 73-7931
Email: schweizer@uni-bonn.de

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Affiliations


Main Research Interests

  • Applied Game Theory
  • Economic Analysis of Law
  • Contract Theory

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Curriculum Vitae

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Working Papers

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Publications

Books

Vertragstheorie. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1999.

Spieltheorie und Schuldrecht. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015

 

Articles

  • "General equilibrium and location theory" (mit P. Varaiya und J. Hartwick), Journal of Urban Economics 3, 1976, 285 –303.
  • "Comparative statics of a residential economy with several classes" (mit P. Varaiya und J. Hartwick), Journal of Economic Theory 13, 1976, 394 – 413.
  • "Temporary equilibrium in a money economy" (mit H. Müller), Journal of Economic Theory 19, 1978, 267 – 286.
  • "A spatial version of the nonsubstitution theorem", Journal of Economic Theory 19, 1978, 307 – 320.
  • "A Lagrangean approach to the limit theorem on the core of an economy", Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 42, 1982, 23 – 30.
  • "Tarifpolitik im Telekommunikationsbereich: Eine Wohlfahrtsanalyse" (mit K. H. Neumann und C. C. von Weizsäcker), Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft 138, 1982, 185 – 204.
  • "Sealed bid auctions and the search for better information" (mit T. von Ungern-Sternberg), Economica 50, 1983, 79 – 85.
  • "Efficient exchange with a variable number of consumers", Econometrica 51, 1983, 575 – 584.
  • "Reducing distortions under the revealed preference hypothesis", Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 42, 1983, 23 – 30.
  • "Fiscal decentralization under free mobility", Regional Science and Urban Economics 14, 1984, 317 – 329.
  • "General equilibrium in space and agglomeration", in: J. J. Gabszewicz, J.-F. Thisse and M. Fujita: Location Theory. Fundamentals of Pure and Applied Economics; volume 5, Chur: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1986, 151 – 185. Nachdruck in: R. Arnott (ed.), Regional and Urban Economics, Part 1. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1996.
  • "Suburbanisierung als Folge fiskalischer Inäquivalenz", Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik 122, 1986, 1 – 15.
  • „Externalities and the Coase Theorem: Hypothesis or result?", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft) 144, 1988, 245 – 266. Nachdruck in: E. G. Furubotn and R. Richter (eds.), The New Institutional Economics. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1991.
  • "Litigation and settlement under two-sided incomplete information", Review of Economic Studies 56, 1989, 163 – 178.
  • „Calculus of consent: a game-theoretic perspective", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft) 146, 1990, 28 – 54.
  • "Institutional choice: a contract-theoretic approach", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft) 149, 1993, 151 - 169.
  • "Vertragstheorie", in: A. Börsch-Supan, J. von Hagen und P. J. J. Welfens (eds.), Springers Handbuch der Volkswirtschaftslehre, Grundlagen 1. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1996, 229 – 268.
  • "Endogenous fertility and the Henry George Theorem", Journal of Public Economics 61, 1996, 209 – 228.
  • "Der dritte Hauptsatz der Wohlfahrtstheorie", Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vorträge N 437, Westdeutscher Verlag, 1998, 7 – 21.
  • "Eigentumsrechte, Nachverhandlungen und die Theorie der Unternehmung", Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 2001, 35 – 50.
  • "Gesetzliche Entschädigungsansprüche und das Verursacherprinzip bei reziproken Externalitäten", in: H. G. Nutzinger (ed.), Regulierung, Wettbewerb und Marktwirtschaft, Festschrift für Carl Christian von Weizsäcker, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.
  • "Should Judges Update their Beliefs? – A Contract-Theoretic Perspective ", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 159 , 2003, 65-69.
  • "The Pure Theory of Multilateral Obligations", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics  161, 2005, 239-254. 
  • "Law and Economics of Obligations", Internatiional Review of Law and Economics 25, 2005, 209 - 228.
  • "Cooperative Investments Induced by Contract Law", RAND Journal of Economics 37, 2006, 134 - 145. 
  • "Universal Possibility and Impossibility Results", Games and Economic Behavior 57, 2006, 73 - 85.
  • "Tortious Acts Affecting Markets", International Review of Law and Economics 27, 2007, 49 - 69.
  • "Vertragsstrafen", in: Eger, T. et al. (eds.), Internationalisierung des Rechts und seine ökonomische Analyse, 2008, 263 – 274. Wiesbaden: Gabler Edition Wissenschaft.
  • "Legal Damages for Losses of Chances", International Review of Law and Economics 29, 2009, 153-160.
  • "Remedies for Non-Performance: Chapter 3 of Book III of the DCFR from an Economist’s Perspective" in P. Larouche and F. Chirico (eds.): Economic Analysis of the DCFR. Sellier, European Law Publishers, 2010, 149 – 169.
  • "Breach Remedies, Performance Excuses, and Investment Incentives", Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 28, 2012, 717 - 733.
  •  "Damages for Breach of Duty in Corporate Disclosure," Review of Law & Economics 7(2), 2011, 355 – 376.
  • "Damages Regimes, Precaution Incentives, and the Intensity Principle," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 169, 2013, 567 – 586.
  • "Rational Choice versus Lawful Choice: Comment," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 170(1), 2014, 122-128.
  • "Schadensausgleich. Alles oder Nichts?" in W.A. Kaal, M. Schmidt und A. Schwartze (eds.): Festschrift zu Ehren von Christian Kirchner – Recht im ökonomischen Kontext. Mohr Siebeck, 2014, 995 – 1010.
  • "Do Physicians Respond to Liability Standards?: Comment," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 171(1), 2015, 83-86.
  • "Commercial Opportunism from an Incentive Perspective," in: Grundman, S. et al. (eds.): Contract Governance, 327-332. Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • "Can Simple Mechanism Design Results be Used to Implement the Proportionality Standard in Discovery? Comment", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 172(1), 2016, 222-226.
  • "Litigated Cases: The Selection Effect Revisited," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 172(3), 2016, 409-416.
  •  "Efficient Incentives from Obligation Law and the Compensation Principle", International Review of Law and Economics 45, 2016 (45), 54-62.
  •  "Incentives to Acquire Information under Mandatory versus Voluntary Disclosure",
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 33, 2017, 173-192.
  • "Effiziente Pflichtverletzungen", in: M. Casper et al. (eds.). Festschrift für Johannes Köndgen zum 70. Geburtstag. RWS Verlag, Köln, 2016, 563-577.
  •  "Efficient Compensation: Lessons from Civil Liability," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 173(1), 2017, 54-70.

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