Thomas Kittsteiner


Prof. Dr. rer. pol.

Thomas Kittsteiner

Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Mikroökonomie


Gebäude: Sammelbau

Raum: 530

Templergraben 64

52062 Aachen


Telefon: +49 241 80 96155
Fax 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
  • Strategic Management
  • Industrial Organization
  • Experimental Economics

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

  • Kittsteiner, T.; Ott, M.; Steinberg, R. (2021): Competing Combinatorial Auctions. In: Information Systems Research (forthcoming).
  • Casas-Arce, P.; Kittsteiner, T.; Martínez-Jerez, F. A. (2019): Contracting with Opportunistic Partners: Theory and Application to Technology Development and Innovation. In: Management Science 65 (2), S. 842–858.
  • Ferreira, D.; Kittsteiner, T. (2016): When Does Competition Foster Commitment? In: Management Science 62 (11), S. 3199-3212. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.2015.2295
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Ockenfels, A.; Trhal, N. (2012): Partnership Dissolution Mechanisms in the Laboratory. In: Economics Letters 117 (2). S. 394–396. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.084
  • de Fruto, M.A.; Kittsteiner, T. (2008): Efficient Partnership Dissolution under Buy-Sell Clauses. In: RAND Journal of Economics, 39 (1), S. 184-198. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-2171.2008.00009.x
  • Eyster, E.; Kittsteiner, T. (2007): Party Platforms in Electoral Competition with Heterogeneous Constituencies. In: Theoretical Economics, 2 (1), S. 41-70.
  • Kittsteiner, T.; Moldovanu, B. (2005): Priority Auctions and Queue Disciplines that Depend on Processing Time. In: Management Science, 51 (2), S. 236-248. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.1040.0301
  • Fieseler, K.; Kittsteiner, T.; Moldovanu, B.; (2003): Partnerships, Lemons and Efficient Trade. In: Journal of Economic Theory, 113 (2), S. 224-234. doi: 10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00109-1
  • Kittsteiner, T. (2003): Partnerships and Double Auctions with Interdependent Valuations. In: Games and Economic Behavior, 44 (1), S. 54-76. doi: 10.1016/S0899-8256(03)00021-6