Thomas Paul Gehrig


Chair in Finance, Department of Finance, University of Vienna
Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF), Faculty Member
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, Research Fellow in Financial Markets and in Industrial Organization
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Brussels, Research Associate
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Boston, Member of the Market Microstructure Research Group


1997-2010Full Professor of Economic Theory and Director of the Institute for Research on Economic Evolution,
Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg (D)
1998-2000Adjunct Professor, Rice University, Houston (USA)
1995-1997Associate Professor, University of Basel (CH)
1993-1995Assistant Professor, University of Basel (CH)
1992-1993Visiting Assistant Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Science Department (MEDS), Kellogg Graduate School of Management,
Northwestern University, Evanston (USA)
1989-1992Assistant Professor, University of Basel (CH)
1987-1989Research Assistant, Financial Markets Group, (Directors: Professors Charles Goodhart and Mervyn King), London School of Economics (UK)
Teaching Assistant, Economics Department, London School of Economics (UK)


1995Habilitation, Universität Basel
1990Ph.D. in Economics, London School of Economics
1986Diplomvolkswirt, University of Bonn
- 1984/5Exchange Program, UC Berkeley
- 1983Vordiplom in Mathematics, University of Frankfurt
- 1982Vordiplom in Economics, University of Frankfurt
1979Abitur, Gymnasium Tutzing


Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton, USA
CEMFI, Banco d´Espagna, Madrid, Spain
CentER, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, Torino, Italy
ECARE, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, USA
HECER, Helsinki, Finland
Institut d'Analisi Economica CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Rice University, Houston, USA
SOAS, University of London, London, UK
Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
Wharton School of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA


2013SOAS-Centenary Fellowship, University of London
2011Principal Investigator, VGSF, Wien
2009Senior FRIAS-Research Fellowship, Freiburg
2009 Hanken Distinguished Senior Fellowship, Helsinki
2008Research Group "Pricing of Risk in Incomplete Markets" of the University of Freiburg funded by the German Excellence Initiative
2008Senior Research Fellowship, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri
2007Targeted Research Fellowship, Ente Luigi Einaudi, Roma (deferred)
2005Hanken Distinguished Senior Fellowship, Helsinki
2003Volkswagen Research Grant: "Information Acquisition in Economical and Political Systems"
2003Hanken Distinguished Senior Fellowship, Helsinki
2001Alexander-von-Humboldt Grant (TransCoop): "Banks, Regulation, and the Performance of Early Securities Markets"
2001Hanken Distinguished Senior Fellowship, Helsinki
2001Chaired offer in Economic Theory, University of Nürnberg-Erlangen
1998Banque de France Research Grant: "Costs, Competitiveness, and the Changing Structure of European Banking"
1996Chaired offer "Monetäre Ökonomie und Finance", University of Zürich
1995EC Human Capital Mobility Program: "The New Economic Geography of Europe", FP 3
1990Junior Lectureship, London School of Economics, London
1990Swiss Bank Corporation Award for Outstanding Dissertation
1987-89Doctoral Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (LSE London)
1986-87Fellowship of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (LSE London)
1984-85Fellowship Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (UC Berkeley)
1980-86Fellowship of the Freistaat Bayern for outstanding students (Stiftung Maximilianeum)


Research FellowCentre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, since 1992
Member Market Microstructure Research Group, National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), Boston
Invited MemberCommittee on Industrial Economics, VfSP
Committee on Theory and Policy of the Corporation, VfSP
ExpertEuropean Research Council, since 2008
DirectorWorking Group "Financial Crises" of the ÖFG (Austrian Research Association), since 2012
Scientific Advisory Board Center for Advanced Studies in Management (CASiM), Handelshochschule Leipzig, since 2012
Executive Committee European Association of Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), 2005-2011
Field Editor FinanceBusiness Research, since 2015
Associate EditorE-Journal Economics, since 2013
Associate EditorEconomica, 1996-2008
Academic MembershipsAmerican Economic Association
American Finance Association
Econometric Society
European Association for Research in Industrial Economics
European Economic Association
European Finance Association
German Association for Economics and Business Administration
Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association)
Western Finance Association
VertrauensdozentStudienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes


ÖFG-Conference: Regulation of Financial Institutions as a Factor of Systemic Risk (jointly with Matthias Bank, Alfred Wagenhofer and Josef Zechner), Innsbruck, November 2016
Workshop: Banken und Finanzmärkte (jointly with Thilo Pausch and Peter Welzel), Wien, Oktober 2016
Econometric Society: Session on "Financial Crises in Historical Perspective", ASSA-Meetings, San Francisco, January 2016
Workshop: Banken und Finanzmärkte (jointly with Thilo Pausch and Peter Welzel), Augsburg, November 2015
ÖFG-Conference: Accounting, Information, and Financial Crises (jointly with Matthias Bank, Alfred Wagenhofer and Josef Zechner), Graz, November 2015
32nd Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics- EALE 2015 (jointly with Peter Lewisch and Wolfgang Weigel), Vienna, September 2015
ÖFG-Panel Discussion: Comprehensive Assessment of the ECB: How resilient are European banks? (jointly with Claus Puhr), Vienna, November 2014
Transatlantic Conference on Banks and Government in Globalized Markets (jointly with Enrique Mendoza, Linda Tesar and Martin Summer) sponsored by CEPR, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and OeNB, Vienna, September 2013
ÖFG-Conference: Die Finanzkrisen des 21. Jahrhunderts (jointly with Erich Kirchler, Dennis Müller, Reinhard Neck, Alfred Wagenhofer and Josef Zechner), Vienna, October 2012
CEPR-OeNB-Conference: Bank Supervision and Resolution - National and International Challenges (jointly with Gyoengyi Loranth, Peter Mooslechner and Martin Summer), Vienna, October 2011
FRIAS-CEPR-RFS Workshop: Information, Liquidity and Trust in Incomplete Financial Markets (jointly with Ernst Eberlein), Freiburg, October 2010
Deutsche Bundesbank-FRIAS Workshop: Information and Liquidity in Incomplete Financial Markets (jointly with Ernst Eberlein and Hans-Helmut Kotz), Eltville, March 2010


since 12/2010Principal Investigator and Coordinator at the University of Vienna, Vienna Graduate School of Finance
since 9/2015Member of the Joint Curricular Working Group: Master of Business and Master of Banking & Finance
since 6/2015Member of the Research Board
since 6/2015Member of the Strategy Board
since 10/2014Member of the Fakultätskonferenz
since 10/2013Vice Director, Department of Finance
6/2013-09/2014Vice Director of Studies: Management, Finance and QEMF
2013-2015Member of the Program Advisory Board, 650 Years University of Vienna
2013Member of the Curricular Working Group: Master of Economics
10/2012-12/2014Director "Ethical Finance", Postgraduate Studies
10/2012-09/2014Vice Dean for International Affairs
1/2011-09/2013Director, Department of Finance

12/2008-08/2010Member of the Steering Group of the Competence Group: Security and Society, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
2/2002-08/2010Departmental Director of International Affairs, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
4/1997-08/2010Member of the Faculty Board, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
4/1997-08/2010Member of the Examination Board in Economics, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
10/2004-9/2008Associate Dean, Department of Economics and Behavioural Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
9/2001-3/2008Founding Director of the Integrated Masters Program in Economics and Speaker of the Master of Finance, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
3/2002-7/2005Director of the Examinations Board in Economics (Vice Director since 2005), Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg