Short CV/Education and training

    Studied economics and law: University of Göttingen, Germany; Clark University, USA; University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 1999
    Doctorate, economics, University of Hamburg

    Visiting researcher: Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, USA; University of Southampton, UK; Indiana University, USA; Università di Salerno, Italy; Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium; Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB), Germany

  • 2004
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), venia legendi (authorisation to teach) in economics, in particular, economic theory: University of Bonn

  • Since 2006
    W3 professorship in economics with an emphasis in microeconomics, Faculty of Economics at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Selected publications

  • Hoppe, H.C., Moldovanu, B., Sela, A.: The Theory of Assortative Matching Based on Costly Signals. In: Review of Economic Studies 76, 2009. pp. 253-281.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Lehmann-Grube, U.: Price Competition in Markets with Customer Testing: The Captive Customer Effect. In: Economic Theory 35, 2008. pp. 497-521.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Jehiel, P., Moldovanu, B.: License Auctions and Market Structure. In: Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 15, 2006. pp. 371-396.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Lehmann-Grube, U.: Innovation Timing Games: A General Framework with Applications. In: Journal of Economic Theory 121, 2005. pp. 30-50.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Ozdenoren, E.: Intermediation in Innovation. In: International Journal of Industrial Organization 23, 2005. pp. 483-503.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Lee, I.H.: Entry Deterrence and Innovation in Durable-Goods Monopoly. In: European Economic Review 47, 2003. pp. 1011-1036.

  • Baye, M., Hoppe, H.C.: The Strategic Equivalence of Rent-Seeking, Innovation, and Patent-Race Games. In: Games and Economic Behavior 44, 2003. pp. 217-226.

  • Hoppe, H.C., Lehmann-Grube, U.: Second-Mover Advantages in Dynamic Quality Competition? In: Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 10, 2001. pp. 419-433.

  • Hoppe, H.C.: Second-mover Advantages in the Strategic Adoption of New Technology Under Uncertainty. In: International Journal of Industrial Organization 18, 2000. pp. 115-138.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Strategic Experimentation and Learning

  • Innovation and Industry Dynamics

  • Dynamic Matching Markets

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editorial board, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy

  • Committee for industrial economics, Verein für Sozialpolitik (Society for Social Policy)

  • Centre for Economic Policy (CEPR)

  • Board of directors, German Research Foundation (DFG) Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TR15 "Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems", Berlin, Bonn, Mannheim and Munich, 2004 - 2006

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Music

Soft Skills

  • Family


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