Stefan Weiergraeber

Stefan Weiergraeber

Assistant Professor of Economics

Indiana University

Welcome to my webpage! I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Indiana University. My research interests center on empirical industrial organization. You can download my CV here.

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Ph.D. in Economics, 2015

    University of Mannheim, Germany

  • Diploma (M.Sc. equivalent) in Economics, 2010

    University of Mannheim, Germany

Working Papers


(2023). Alert the Inert? Switching Costs and Limited Awareness in Retail Electricity Markets. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

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(2023). Bidder Asymmetries in Procurement Auctions: Efficiency vs. Information. International Journal of Industrial Organization.

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(2022). Network Effects and Switching Costs in the US Wireless Industry. International Economic Review.

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Work in Progress

Who benefits from EV subsidies?
Price Dispersion during the COVID-19 Pandemic
How Effective Are Antitrust Penalties?


Office Hours

In Spring 2023, my office hours are Mondays, 2:50pm to 4:30pm. If you prefer a virtual appointment via Zoom, you will have to book an appointment in advance here.

Reference Letters

If you would like me to write a reference letter, please come to my office hours at least four weeks prior to your first application deadline. In order to assess whether I will be able to write an informative letter I need the following documents.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • (Unofficial) Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • List of places you are applying to

Information About My Courses

Applied Micro Brownbag

Please see the below calendar for the schedule of the Applied Micro Brownbag seminar. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please send me an email.