Dr. rer. pol., Universitätsprofessor

Thomas Kittsteiner


Thomas Kittsteiner
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre insb. Mikroökonomie


Gebäude: Sammelbau

Raum: 530

Templergraben 64

52062 Aachen


Telefon: +49 241 80 96155
Fax: +49 241 80 92345

Persönliche Daten

Thomas Kittsteiner studied mathematics at the University of Hamburg and received a doctoral degree in economics from the University of Mannheim in 2002. Subsequently (from 2002-2005) he was Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford and also visited the University of Bonn in 2003/04. In 2005, he joined the London School of Economics as lecturer in managerial economics and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2008. Since 2009, he has been a Professor of Economics, in particular Microeconomics, at RWTH Aachen University.


  • Auction theory
  • Applied game theory
  • Microeconomic theory
  • Law and economics
  • Political economy

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

  • Kittsteiner, T.; Ferreira, D. (2015): When Does Competition Foster Commitment? In: Management Science.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Ockenfels, A.; Trhal, N. (2012): Partnership Dissolution Mechanisms in the Laboratory. In: Economics Letters 117 (2). S. 394–396.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; de Fruto, M.A. (2008): Efficient Partnership Dissolution under Buy-Sell Clauses. In: RAND Journal of Economics, 39.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Eyster, E. (2007): Party Platforms in Electoral Competition with Heterogeneous Constituencies. In: Theoretical Economics, 2.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Moldovanu, B. (2005): Priority Auctions and Queue Disciplines that Depend on Processing Time. In: Management Science, 51.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Fieseler, K.; Moldovanu, B. (2003): Partnerships, Lemons and Efficient Trade. In: Journal of Economic Theory, 113.
  • Kittsteiner, T. (2003): Partnerships and Double Auctions with Interdependent Valuations. In: Games and Economic Behavior, 44.