Philipp Kircher

Reader, London School of Economics and CEPR

Professional Positions:
London School of Economics, Reader in Economics 2010 – current
University of Oxford and Corpus Christi College, Lecturer in Economics 2009 – 2010
University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor of Economics (partially on leave) 2006 – 2011

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Joint Managing Editor: Review of Economic Studies since 2011
Research Fellow: Center for Economic Policy Research, London since 2011
Program Chair: Society of Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting 2011
Editorial Board: Review of Economic Studies since 2010
Executive Committee: Search and Matching Research Group since 2010
Associate Editor: Review of Economic Dynamics 2010

Ph.D. University of Bonn (Economics), 2006
M.S. University of Karlsruhe (Industrial Engineering), 2001
MBA University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (Business Administration), 1999

(1) "Strategic Firms and Endogenous Consumer Emulation," with Andrew Postlewaite,
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008 (123), 621-661.
(2) "A Model of Money with Multilateral Matching," with Manolis Galenianos,
Journal of Monetary Economics, 2008 (55), 1054-1066.
(3) "Directed Search with Multiple Job Applications," with Manolis Galenianos,
Journal of Economic Theory, 2009 (114), 445-471.
(4) "Efficiency of Simultaneous Search",
Journal of Political Economy,2009 (117), 861- 913.
(5) "Sorting vs Screening – Search Frictions and Competing Mechanisms," with Jan Eeckhout,
Journal of Economic Theory, 2010 (145), 1354-1385.
(6) "Sorting and Decentralized Price Competition," with Jan Eeckhout,
Econometrica, 2010 (78), 539–574.
(7) "Market Power and Efficiency in a Search Model," with Manolis Galenianos and Gabor Virag, International
Economic Review, 2011 (52), 85-104.
(8) "Identifying Sorting – In Theory," with Jan Eeckhout,
Review of Economic Studies, 2011 (78), 872-906.
(9) "On the Game-theoretic Foundations of Competitive Search Equilibrium," with Manolis Galenianos,
International Economic Review, 2012 (53), 1-21.

Other Publications and Books
(I) Poverty Reduction Strategies, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt, Germany, 2002.
(II) "Knowledge-Based Resources as Determinants of MNC Structure: Tests of an Integrative Model," with Tailan Chi and Paul Nystrom, Journal of International Management, 2004, 10: 219 – 238.

Referee Activities: American Economic Journal – Microeconomics, American Economic Review, BE Journal on Macroeconomics, BE Journal on Economic Theory, Econometrica, Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Human Captial, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economic Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Scholarships and Honors
ERC Starting Grant “Labor Heterogeneity in Search Markets (No 284119, PI) 2012 – 2017
NSF Grant “Rationalization” (SES-0922404, Co-PI) 2009 – 2012
NSF Grant “Sorting Effects in Competitive Search Markets” (SES-0752076, PI) 2008 – 2011
Honorary Masters Degree, University of Oxford 2009
Young Economist Award, European Economic Association 2007
European Recovery Program scholarship, German Ministry of Economic Affairs 2002 - 2004
DaimlerChrysler Aerospace Airbus scholarship 1998 - 2001
German National Merit Foundation scholarship 1998 - 2001
Fulbright Foundation scholarship 1998 - 1999

Plain text icon Download (11.28 KB)
Real name: