Stefan Bühler

Stefan Bühler

Stefan Bühler

Prof. Dr.
Professor of Applied Microeconomics
Büro 34-203
Varnbüelstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Regulation
  • Antitrust Law and Economics
Fields of research
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
Further fields of research
  • Regulation
  • Theory and Practice of Antitrust
  • Public Policy
  • Marketing
Professional Career
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Florida 
  • Senior Research Associate, University of Zurich
  • SNSF Professorship
  • Visiting Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Independent Member (2005-2010) and Vice President (2010-2015) of the Competition Commission (COMCO)
  • Managing Director, Institute of Economics (FGN-HSG)
  • Visiting Scholar, Duke University
  • Arbeitskreis Wettbewerbsökonomie, Bundeskartellamt Bonn
Teaching Activities
  • Mikroökonomik II/Microeconomics II, Bachelor
  • Wettbewerbspolitik: Theorie und Praxis, Bachelor
  • Advanced Microeconomics III: Game Theory (Master) 
  • Industrial Organization and Digitalization (with Nicolas Eschenbaum), Master 
  • Interdisziplinäres Kartellrecht (with Peter Hettich), Master
  • Economics in Practice (with Adriel Jost), Master
Projects Pricing in a Digital World (2018-2022, SNSF project)
  • CESifo, Munich
  • Industrieökonomischer Ausschuss, Verein für Socialpolitik
  • President, Scientific Advisory Board of the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
  • Board of Directors, Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics

Best Paper Award 2005, Socioeconomic Institute, University of Zurich
Research Award 2013 ("Top Publication"), Economics Department, University of St. Gallen
Success Fee 2018 for acquiring a SNSF project (CHF 40,000)
Success Fee 2020: FT50 Publication (CHF 10,000)

Editorial Board

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

Additional Information

Office Hours: Wednesday, 14.30-15.30 (sign up by email)

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