University of Vienna
Thomas P. Gehrig is a Professor of Finance at the University of Vienna, where he directs the Department of Finance. After studying economics at the universities of Frankfurt, Bonn and Berkeley he completed his Ph.D. at London School of Economics. He was an assistant professor at the University of Basel before he was appointed to the Chair for Economic Theory at the University of Freiburg in 1997, formerly held by Walter Eucken. He held visiting appointments among others at Northwestern University, CEMFI, Madrid, Tilburg University, ULB Brussels, Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Rice University, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the Wharton School of Economics in Philadelphia, Collegio Carlo Alberto in Moncalieri. In 2009-2010 he was awarded a fellowship of the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS). He is a Research Fellow of CEPR and a member of the market structure research group of NBER. His research interests are market microstructure, information acquisition in incomplete markets, financial intermediation and banking competition.