Dr. Christoph March

Anschrift Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre
Technische Universität München
Arcisstrasse 21
D-80333 München
E-Mail christoph.march@tum.de


Curriculum Vitae  -  Research -  Teaching

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointments

since 04/2018

Guest Lecturer,
Professur für VWL, insbes. Wirtschaftstheorie
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

since 10/2016

Research Associate,
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Prof. Dr. Robert K. Frhr. von Weizsäcker),
Technische Universität München

since 02/2016 Research Network Affiliate,CESifo München
10/2012 - 09/2016

Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat a.Z.),
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Prof. Dr. Robert K. Frhr. von Weizsäcker),
Technische Universität München

09/2010 - 08/2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Junior Position ERC),
Paris School of Economics
08/2007 - 08/2010 Research Fellow, IMPRS "Uncertainty",
Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena



12/2010 PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. oec.), Technische Universität Berlin
07/2007 Diploma in Mathematics and Economics (Dipl. math. oec.), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
06/2002 Abitur, Königin-Luise-Gymnasium Erfurt



Articles in Refereed Journals

Altruistic Observational Learning (with Anthony Ziegelmeyer), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 190, November 2020.

Coordinating Intergenerational Redistribution and the Repayment of Public Debt (with Robert K. von Weizsäcker), Social Choice and Welfare, 55, 301-323, February

Contests as Selection Mechanism: The Impact of Risk Aversion (with Marco Sahm), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 150, 114-131, June 2018.

Asymmetric Discouragement in Asymmetric Contests (with Marco Sahm), Economics Letters 151, 23-27, February 2017.

"Do We Follow Others when We Should? A Simple Test of Rational Expectations": Comment (with Anthony Ziegelmeyer and Sebastian Krügel), American Economic Review 103 (6), 2633-2642, October 2013


Working Papers

The Behavioral Economics of Artificial Intelligence: Lessons from Experiments with Computer Players, CESifo Working Paper No. 7926, October 2019.

The Perks of Being in the Smaller Team: Incentives in Overlapping Contests (with Marco Sahm), Beiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2019: 30 Jahre Mauerfall - Demokratie und Marktwirtschaft - Session: ExperimentalEconomics I, No. A06-V2, ZBW - Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft, Kiel, Hamburg, September 2019.

Excessive Herding in the Laboratory: The Role of Intuitive Judgments (with Anthony Ziegelmeyer), CESifo Working Paper No. 6855, January 2018. Supplementary Material
(previously circulated as "Even Experts Follow Large Herds: Naive Herding in the Laboratory")

Pay Few Subjects but Pay Them Well: Cost-Effectiveness of Random Incentive Systems (with Anthony Ziegelmeyer, Ben Greiner, and René Cyranek), CESifo Working Paper No. 5988, July 2016.
(previously circulated as "Monetary Incentives in Large-Scale Experiments")

Adaptive Social Learning, CESifo Working Paper No. 5783, February 2016.

Do We Follow Private Information when We Should? Laboratory Evidence on Naive Herding (with Sebastian Krügel, and Anthony Ziegelmeyer), May 2013.

Behavioral Social Learning (with Anthony Ziegelmeyer), Jena Economic Research Papers No. 2009-105, December 2009.


Work in Progress

  • Observational Learning with Information Manipulation (with Thomas Daske)
  • Antitrust Regulation in Times of Creative Destruction (with Thomas Daske and Mark Notkin)


Presentations at Conferences

  • Verein für Socialpolitik, Annual Meeting, September 2019.
  • Econometric Society, European Meeting (joint with EEA), Geneva (Switzerland), August 2016
  • GAMES 2016, Maastricht (Netherlands), July 2016
  • IMEBESS, Rome (Italy), April 2016
  • CESifo Area Conference on Applied Microeconomics, Munich (Germany), March 2016
  • Econometric Society, European Winter Meeting, Milan (Italy), December 2015
  • Economic Science Association, European Meeting, Heidelberg (Germany), September 2015
  • European Economic Association, Annual Congress, Mannheim (Germany), August 2015
  • Thurgau Experimental Economics Meeting, Kreuzlingen (CH), April 2015
  • CESifo Area Conference on Applied Microeconomics, Munich (Germany), March 2015
    (CESifo Distinguished Affiliate Prize Candidate)
  • Stony Brook Game Theory Festival, Stony Brook (U.S.), July 2011
  • ESA World Meeting, Copenhagen (Denmark), July 2010
  • BGSE Summer School, Bonn (Germany), July 2009


Invited Talks

  • Humboldt University Berlin (Germany), February 2015
  • University of Bamberg (Germany), July 2014
  • DICE, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf (Germany), May 2012
  • Boston University (U.S.), July 2011
  • DIW Berlin (Germany), September 2010



Bachelor Level

  • Basic Microeconomics (Lecture): Winter 2014, Winter 2015
  • Basic Macroeconomics (Lecture): Summer 2014, Summer 2015, Summer 2016
  • Basic Microeconomics (Exercise Classes): Winter 2012, Winter 2013
  • Basic Macroeconomics (Exercise Classes): Summer 2013


Master Level

  • Industrial Organization (Lecture): Summer 2015
  • Public Economics I (Lecture): Summer 2016
  • Advanced Microeconomics (Exercise Classes): Summer 2013, Summer 2014


PhD Level

  • Behavioral Game Theory (Lecture): Winter 2014, Winter 2015