Armin Schmutzler is Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich, CEPR Research Fellow and member of the Swiss Competition Commission. Prior to joining the University of Zurich, he had positions at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bonn and Essen and he was a Visiting Research Scholar at Stanford University. His Ph.D. is from Heidelberg University. His research interests include microeconomics and its applications to industrial organisation and environmental economics.