Dr. Thomas Daske
Assistant Professor / Akademischer Rat
|Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre|
Technische Universität München
|by appointment only (via email)|
Lecture: Industrial Organization
Academic Experience and Positions
|since 04/2018||Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat) at the Chair of Economics - Public Finance & Industrial Organization - at TUM School of Management|
04/2015 - 03/2018
|Research Assistant at the Chair of Economics - Public Finance & Industrial Organization - at TUM School of Management|
|10/2014 - 03/2015||Research Assistant at Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich|
|10/2010 - 09/2014||Stipend Holder at Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich|
|summer 2007||Visiting Student at D-Drive Institute, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada|
|2017||PhD in Economics (Dr. oec. publ., summa cum laude), Technical University of Munich|
|2010||Diploma in Mathematics (equiv. M.Sc.), Technical University of Munich|
Areas of Interest
- Mechanism Design, especially with regard to the adverse effects of asymmetric information about agents' other-regarding preferences
- Contract Theory and Personnel Economics; specifically, the implications of workers' social preferences for the provision of efficient incentives
- Game Theory, especially with regard to trust and betrayal
- Public Economics, especially with regard to Crowding Theory
- Industrial Organization; specifically, the transition toward a digitized economy
- Externality Assessments, Welfare Judgments, and Mechanism Design
- Friends and Foes at Work: Assigning Teams in a Social Network
- Pooling Hawks and Doves: Interim-Efficient Labor Contracts for Other-Regarding Agents
Work in Progress
- "Efficient Incentives in Social Networks"
- "Antitrust Exemptions in Times of Creative Destruction", with Christoph March and Mark Notkin
- "Parenting and Law Enforcement: On the Determination of People's Ethics of Law Abidance", with Aart Gerritsen and Vai-Lam Mui
- "A Rational Theory of Mutual Trust (and Betrayal)"
- "Trust-Based Labor Contracts: On the Equivalence of Relative and Team Performance Incentives"
- "Observational Learning with Information Manipulation", with Christoph March
Contributions to Conferences & Invited Talks
- 17th Journées Louis-André Gérard-Varet; Aix-en-Provence; 06/2018
- University of Leipzig; 05/2018
- Meeting of the European Public Choice Society; Rome, 04/2018
- International Conference on the Political Economy of Democracy and Dictatorship; Münster, 03/2018
- European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society; Barcelona, 12/2017
- University of Bamberg; 12/2017
- 73rd Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance; Tokyo, 08/2017
- 18th Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Economic Theory; Paris, 07/2017
- 13th European Meeting on Game Theory (SING13); Paris, 07/2017
- Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society; Hong Kong, 06/2017
- Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik; Augsburg, 09/2016
- GAMES 2016 (5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society); Maastricht, 07/2016
- 8th Bavarian Micro Day; Augsburg, 06/2016
- Meeting of the European Public Choice Society; Freiburg, 03/2016
- European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society; Milan, 12/2015
- Lectures on Industrial Organization (Master Level): Spring 2016, 2017, 2018; Fall 2015, 2016, 2017
- Lectures on the Economic Theory of the State (Master Level): Spring 2017, 2018
- Lectures on the Theory and Politics of Taxation (Master Level): Spring 2015; Fall 2016, 2017
- Tutorials in Industrial Organization (Master Level): Spring 2015, 2016; Fall 2015
- Tutorial in Game Theory (Bachelor Level; Department of Economics, LMU Munich): Fall 2012
- Tutorials in Analysis (Bachelor Level; Department of Mathematics, TUM): Spring 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014; Fall 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013
- Tutorials in Linear Algebra (Bachelor Level; Department of Mathematics, TUM): Spring 2009; Fall 2008, 2009
Supervision of Theses
- Moritz Thon, Master Thesis: "First- and second-mover advantages under information asymmetry"
- Florian Winkler, Master Thesis: "First- versus second-mover advantage under incomplete information: A survey"
- Fabian Rosenkranz, Master Thesis: "Self-harming megers: A game-theoretical analysis"
- Mark Notkin, Master Thesis: "Regulating collusion in times of creative destruction"
- Julian Wloka, Master Thesis: "The political economy of bitcoin"
- Mats Weinand, Bachelor Thesis: "Antitrust exemptions in the transition towards Industry 4.0"
- Fabian Eisele, Bachelor Thesis: "The consequences of the US Tax-Cuts-and-Jobs Act on international tax competition"
- Sabrina Kotsch, Bachelor Thesis: "The political economy of cryptocurrencies - A critical survey"
- Moritz Höchtl, Bachelor Thesis: "The European refugee crisis - A political economy perspective"
- Johannes Bachert, Bachelor Thesis: "On the regulation of cryptocurrencies"
- Leon Eckert, Bachelor Thesis: "The economics of anarchy - A critical survey"
- Julian Auktor, Bachelor Thesis: "The Pareto principle vs. non-individualistic social welfare"
- Daniel Gingter, Bachelor Thesis: "Digitization and the future of labor"
- Stefan Zeller, Bachelor Thesis: "The economic costs and benefits of an unconditional basic income"
- Florian Heissler, Bachelor Thesis: "Risks and opportunities of bitcoin - A survey"
- Maximilian Prammer, Master Thesis: "On the stability of free-trade agreements"
- Marco Ender, Master Thesis: "The fight against tax havens - A survey with extensions"
- Marc Laube, Master Thesis: “Simultaneous moves in strategic bargaining - A survey with extensions”
- Joschka Thuro, Master Thesis: “The economics of trust“
- Niklas Belz, Bachelor Thesis: ”Development aid - Is migration the best solution?”
- Niklas Bruder, Master Thesis: “Optimal income taxation under relative performance pay”
- Jonas Höning, Bachelor Thesis: “Incentives to form preferential trade agreements: A survey”
- Nikita Kuhlen, Bachelor Thesis: “The alliance formation puzzle: A survey”
- Rebecca Schiller, Bachelor Thesis: “The effects of an aging population and digitization on labor markets - Do we need migration?”
- Jordana Wengenroth, Bachelor Thesis: “On the regulation of the credit rating market”
- Paul Wilnauer, Bachelor Thesis: “The economic causes of (potential) political costs associated with an extensive influx of refugees”
- Johannes Dachsel, Master Thesis: “An economic model of gentrification“
- Michael Eizinger, Bachelor Thesis: “The adverse effects of a tax system exclusively based on a net worth tax“
- Maximilian Götz, Master Thesis: “The effects of bilateral free-trade treaties on global welfare“
- Franziska Sandvoss, Master Thesis: “Gentrification - phases, causes, and attempts of explanation through models of urban economics“
- Richard Alexander Wehrstedt von Nessen-Lapp, Bachelor Thesis: “The adverse effects of tenancy rent control“
- Florian Maurer, Bachelor Thesis: “Tax havens – Good or bad?”
- Angela Rothenhäusler, Bachelor Thesis: “When do tax havens mitigate harmful tax competition between high tax countries?”
- Romeo Sarac, Bachelor Thesis: “A question to behavioral contract theory: In nearly any organization, team and relative performance incentives are provided in parallel. How come?”
- Xian Xu, Bachelor Thesis: “The cultural transmission of social norms with regard to tax morale“