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Niklas Horstmann

Dr. Niklas Horstmann

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing
Fritz-Erler-Straße 23, 76133 Karlsruhe



Activities

Research interests:

  • Industrial organization
  • Competition economics
  • Network economics
  • Infrastructure regulation
  • Communications markets

Research methodologies:

  • Game theory
  • Experimental economics

Teaching:

Curriculum Vitae

05/2016 PhD (summa cum laude) on "Tacit Collusion in Oligopolies and Regulated Industries"
09/2015 - 11/2015 Visiting researcher at the Chair of Innovation and Regulation, Télécom ParisTech, Paris, France
since 01/2015 Associated researcher at the Chair of Information Systems with a focus on Internet and Telecommunications Business, University of Passau
since 03/2012 Research associate at the Institute of Information Systems and Marketing (IISM), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
10/2011 - 02/2012 Studies of Business Engineering (M.Sc.) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
09/2011 Bachelor thesis "Fiber-to-the-home: Experimental Investigation of Broadband Infrastructure Investment"
07/2010 - 09/2013 Scholarship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
10/2008 - 09/2011 Studies of Business Engineering (B.Sc.) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2008 Abitur at Königin-Mathilde-Gymnasium, Herford

Publications

Articles in refereed journals

Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2013
Price discrimination or uniform pricing: Which colludes more?. Economics Letters 120(3). 397–383.
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Working papers

Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2016
Tacit collusion of conglomerate firms through price signaling under multimarket contact. Mimeo.
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Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2016
Number effects in oligopolies: How many competitors are enough to ensure competition? Mimeo.
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Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2016
Wholesale Competition, Open Access Regulation and Tacit Collusion: Experimental Evidence. Mimeo.
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Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2015
Oligopoly Competition in Continuous Time. Mimeo.
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Conference presentations (selection)

Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2015
Oligopoly Competition in Continuous Time. 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE). (Munich, Germany).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2015
Wholesale Competition and Open Access Regimes: Experimental Evidence. 10th Anniversary International Conference on Competition and Regulation (CRESSE). (Rethymno, Greece).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2015
Tacit Collusion under Multimarket Contact with Identical Firms and Markets. 10th Anniversary International Conference on Competition and Regulation (CRESSE). (Rethymno, Greece).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2015
How many competitors are enough to ensure competition in the telecommunications industry? Evidence from oligopoly experiments. 26th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS). (San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2014
Price Signaling and Tacit Collusion under Multimarket Contact. 41st Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE). (Milan, Italy).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J.; Schnurr, D. 2014
A Behavioral Approach towards NGAN Regulation—Experimental Evaluation of Regulatory Institutions. 25th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS). (Brussels, Belgium).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2013
Price Collusion in Geographically Segmented Markets. 24th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS). (Florence, Italy).
 
Horstmann, N.; Krämer, J. 2012
Price Discrimination vs. Uniform Pricing: Which colludes more? An Experimental Analysis. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung e. V. (Karlsruhe, Germany).

Supervised Theses

Typ: Bachelorarbeit, Masterarbeit
Status: abgeschlossen

Das landesweite Semesterticket – Alle zahlen für Wenige?
Typ: Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit
Status: abgeschlossen

Regional differenzierte Regulierung von Netzen der nächsten Generation 
Typ: Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit
Status: abgeschlossen

Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung in der (Regulierungs-)Politik 
Typ: Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit
Status: abgeschlossen

Mehr Realität ins Labor: Wettbewerbs-Experimente in Echtzeit 
Typ: Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit
Status: abgeschlossen