Prof. Dr. Marco Sahm

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Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Wirtschaftstheorie
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
96045 Bamberg


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Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions


since 10/2014
Professor for Economic Theory, University of Bamberg

since 09/2008
Research Affiliate, CESifo München

Former Appointments


04/2014 - 09/2014
Professor for Industrial Organization (ad interim in lieu of Nora Szech), University of Bamberg

04/2013 - 09/2013
Professor for Public Economics (ad interim in lieu of Bernd Genser), University of Konstanz

10/2008 - 03/2014
Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat), Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert K. Frhr. von Weizsäcker), TU München

03/2006 - 09/2008
Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent), Lehrstuhl für Finanzwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Bernd Huber), LMU München

03/2001 - 02/2006
Research Associate (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Lehrstuhl für Finanzwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Bernd Huber), LMU München

11/1999 - 02/2001
Teaching Assistant, Lehrstuhl für mathematische Wirtschaftstheorie (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eichberger), UdS Saarbrücken

10/1998 - 03/2001
Teaching Assistant, Lehrstab für Mathematik (Dr. Klaus Schindler) der wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät, UdS Saarbrücken

Education


03/2001 - 01/2006
Ph.D. in Economics (Dr. oec. publ.), LMU München

10/1994 - 12/2001
Diploma in Mathematics, UdS Saarbrücken

10/1995 - 02/2000
Diploma in Business Administration, UdS Saarbrücken

10/1996 - 06/1997
ERASMUS-Studies in Mathematics, Universitá di Roma (La Sapienza)

06/1993
Abitur, Arnold-Janssen-Gymnasium Sankt Wendel

Research Interests

  • Public Economics: Public Good Provision, Optimal Taxation
  • Industrial Organization: Two-Sided Markets, Pricing and Regulation
  • Applied Microeconomics: Contest Theory, Mechanism Design

Other Interests


Publications

Books

  • Sahm, M. (2006): "Essays in Public Economic Theory", Inaugural Dissertation, LMU München (PDF)

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Sahm, M., Belleflamme, P., Lambert, T., and A. Schwienbacher (2014): "Corrigendum to 'Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd'", Journal of Business Venturing 29 (5), 610-611 (September 2014)
  • Bierbrauer, F., and M. Sahm (2010): "Optimal Democratic Mechanisms for Taxation and Public Good Provision", Journal of Public Economics 94 (7-8), 453-466 (August 2010)
  • Eichhorn, C., and M. Sahm (2010): "Ticket Underpricing and Public Support for Mega-Events", Région et Developpement 31
  • Eichhorn, C., and M. Sahm (2010): "Why were FIFA World Cup Tickets so Cheap?", Journal of Economic Psychology 31 (2), 212-217 (April 2010)
  • Sahm, M. (2009): "Imitating Accrual Taxation on a Realization Basis", Journal of Economic Surveys 23 (4), 734-61 (September 2009)
  • Sahm, M. (2008): "Methods of Capital Gains Taxation and the Impact on Asset Prices and Welfare", National Tax Journal 61, 743-68 (December 2008)

Working Papers

  • Sahm, M., and R. von Weizsäcker: "Reason, Intuition, and Time", Mimeo, TU Munich 2014 (Abstract, Preliminary Version, March 2014)
  • Sahm, M.: "Advance-Purchase Financing of Projects with Few Buyers", Mimeo, TU Munich 2014. (Abstract, Preliminary Version, February 2014)
  • Sahm, M.: "The Contest Winner: Gifted or Venturesome", CESifo Working Paper No. 3285, Munich 2010 (Revised Version, January 2014).
  • Bierbrauer, F., and M. Sahm: "Optimal Public Good Provision under Democratic Constraints", Mimeo, TU Munich 2013. (Abstract, Preliminary Version, October 2013)
  • Greiner, T., and M. Sahm: "How Effective are Advertising Bans? On the Demand for Quality in Two-Sided Media Markets", CESifo Working Paper No. 3524, Munich 2011
  • Bierbrauer, F., and M. Sahm: "Optimal Income Taxation, Public Good Provision, and Informative Voting", Mimeo, LMU Munich 2007. (Abstract, Preliminary Version, June 2007)

Work in Progress

  • Characterizing the Contest Winner in the Lab (with Christoph March)
  • Successive Monopolies with Endogenous Quality (with Hans Zenger)
  • Do Credit Ratings Respond to the Dodd-Frank Act? (with Thomas Brake and Kilian Frei)

Political and Didactical Contributions

  • Sahm, M., and R. von Weizsäcker (2012): "Vorwärts- und Rückwärtsinduktion bei strategischen Entscheidungen", in: WISU - Zeitschrift für Ausbildung, Prüfung, Berufseinstieg und Fortbildung (11/2012).
  • Eichhorn, C., and M. Sahm (2005): "Warum sind die WM-Tickets so billig? Eine Anwendung der Theorie monopolistischer Preissetzung und zweiseitiger Märkte", in WiSt (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium).
  • Sahm, M. (2005): "Internationaler Steuerwettbewerb und nationale Bereitstellung öffentlicher Güter", in: Globale Wirtschaft - nationale Verantwortung: Wege aus dem Druckkessel. Ein Almanach junger Wissenschaftler, Hanns Martin Schleyer-Stiftung.
  • Eichhorn, C., and M. Sahm (2005): "Billige WM-Tickets dank Sponsoring", in: Wirtschaftsdienst - Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik (04/2005).
  • Eichhorn, C., M. Sahm, and F. Westermann (2005):"Eine ökonomische Nachbetrachtung der Münchner Hochhausabstimmung", in: Ifo-Schnelldienst (01/2005).
  • Sahm, M. (2002):" Versicherungsaspekte einer gemeinsamen europäischen Geld- und Fiskalpolitik", in: Europa der Bürger? Ein Almanach junger Wissenschaftler, Hanns Martin Schleyer-Stiftung.

Media Coverage / Policy Feedback

  • Schweizer Radio DRS, Radio - Beitrag "EM Tickets" (MP3, 1,56 MB) (28.02.2007)
  • Neue Zürcher Zeitung, May 4th 2006, Rubrik 28 about WiSt (07/2005) ["Weshalb WM-Tickets so billig sind" (PDF, 14 KB)]
  • Deutscher Bundestag, May 29th 2006, "Literaturtipp" about Wirtschaftsdienst (04/2005) ["Fußball - Literaturauswahl anlässlich der WM 2006" (PDF, 169 KB)]
  • Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 13th 2005, "Campus München" about Wirtschaftsdienst (04/2005) ["Die FIFA - kein Wohlfahrtsverband" (JPEG, 1,3 MB)]
  • Financial Times Deutschland, February 16th 2005, "Montagsidee" about Ifo-Schnelldienst (01/2005) ["Recht auf Alpenblick", PDF]

Diploma Thesis

  • BWL: Regelbasierte Fuzzy-Expertensysteme
  • Mathematics: Lineare Optimierung und Dualitätstheorie

Presentations

Presentations at Conferences

  • Econometric Society European Meeting (ESEM), 2006 (Vienna), 2007 (Budapest)
  • European Economic Association (EEA), 2005 (Amsterdam), 2006 (Vienna), 2011 (Oslo), 2012 (Malaga)
  • Public Choice Society (PC), 1. World Meeting, 2007 (Amsterdam)
  • Society for Social Choice and Welfare (SCW), 2006 (Istanbul), 2008 (Montreal), 2010 (Moscow)
  • Public Economic Theory Meeting (PET), 2005 (Marseille), 2007 (Nashville), 2010 (Istanbul), 2013 (Lisbon)
  • International Institute for Public Finance (IIPF), 2012 (Dresden)
  • European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), 2007 (Valencia)
  • Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE), 2005 (Geneva), 2006 (Sevilla)
  • Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS), 2004 (Dresden), 2006 (Bayreuth), 2007 (Munich), 2009 (Magdeburg)
  • Austrian Economic Association (NOeG), 2005 (Innsbruck), 2006, 2012, 2014 (Vienna)
  • Scottish Economic Society (SES), 2006 (Perth)
  • Tournaments, Contests and Relative Performance Evaluation (TC&RPE), 2011 (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • The Economics and Psychology of Football (EPF), 2008 (Innsbruck)
  • 10. UNC Tax Symposium, 2007 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
  • CESifo Area Conference on Public Sector Economics, 2009, 2012, 2014 (Munich)
  • CESifo Area Conference on Applied Microeconomics, 2012 (Munich)
  • BGPE Conference: Incentives in Economics, 2007 (Nuremberg)
  • AuBeFühr, TUM 2013 (Munich)
  • 8th Norwegian-German Seminar on Public Economics, CESifo 2013 (Munich)
  • Research Workshop on Limited attention and scarce cognitive resources: Recent advances in theory and economic applications, University of Bamberg 2014 (Bamberg)

Invited Talks


Awards

  • Award of the German Economic Association (VfS) for presenting the paper "Informative Voting and the Samuelson Rule" (joint with F. Bierbauer) at the Econometric Society European Meeting (ESEM) 2006 in Vienna (Austria) (granted by Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
  • Award of the German Economic Association (VfS) for presenting the paper "Methods of Capital Gains Taxation and the impact on Asset Prices and Welfare" at the Annual Meeting of the European Economic Society (EEA) 2005 in Amsterdam (Netherlands) (granted by Schweizerische Nationalbank)

Teaching

Technische Universität (TU) München
  • Principles of Economics (Grundzüge der VWL): SoSe 09, WS 09/10, SoSe 10, SoSe 11, SoSe 12, SoSe 13
  • Basic Microeconomics (VWL 1): WS 08/09, WS 09/10, WS 10/11, WS 11/12, WS 12/13, WS 13/14
  • Basic Macroeconomics (VWL 2): SoSe 09
  • Advanced Microeconomics (VWL 3): SoSe 10, SoSe 11, WS 11/12, SoSe 12
  • Industrial Organization (Industrieökonomik): WS 08/09, WS 09/10, SoSe 10, WS 10/11, SoSe 11, WS 11/12, SoSe 12, WS 12/13, WS 13/14
  • Economics for Executives (EMBA): Class of 2010, Class of 2013
  • Games and Contracts (Spiele und Verträge): WS 10/11, WS 12/13

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
  • Industrial Economics (Industrieökonomik, Bachelor): SoSe 14
  • Games and Contracts (Master): SoSe 14

Universität Konstanz
  • Public Economics I - Institutions (Finanzwissenschaft I - Institutionen): SoSe 13
  • Economics of Taxation (Master/PhD): SoSe 13
  • Tournaments, Contests, and Relative Performance Evaluation (Seminar): SoSe 13

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München
  • VWL I Microeconomics (Grundstudium): SoSe 06
  • VWL II Macroeconomics (Grundstudium): SoSe 01, WS 01/02
  • AVWL I Microeconomics: SoSe 04
  • AVWL II Macroeconomics: SoSe 02, SoSe 03, WS 04/05, SoSe 05, WS 06/07
  • Allocation Policy: WS 05
  • Fiscal Policy: WS 02
  • Social Insurance: SoSe 07
  • Tax Policy: SoSe 08
  • Social Choice (Seminar): WS 07/08
  • Media Markets (Seminar): SoSe 08
  • Contests and Rent Seeking (Seminar): WS 08/09

Universität des Saarlandes (UdS) Saarbrücken
  • Theory of Financial Markets: WS 00/01
  • Theory of Measure and Integral: WS 99/00, WS 00/01
  • Derivative Financial Instruments: SoSe 99, SoSe 00
  • Mathematics for Economists: WS 98/99