Alumnus (former Member)

Roland Strausz chairs the Institute of Economic Theory 1 at the School of Business and Economics. He received his doctorate at the Free University of Berlin in 1998, where he finished his habilitation in 2005. He is director of the RTG1659 “Interdependencies in the regulation of markets” and a principal investigator in the SFB TR15 “Governance and the efficiency of economic systems”, SFB649 “Economic Risk”. Prof. Strausz is member of the council “Economic Theory” and “Industrial economics” of the Verein für Socialpolitik and a research Fellow in the CESIfo Network and CEPR. He is further a founding member of the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS). His research interests are contract theory, mechanism design, and industrial organization. His work has been published in Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, and other international journals.
Roland Strausz joined IRI THESys in 2013.

Research Interests

  • Contract theory
  • Mechanism design
  • Industrial organization