Portrait of Prof. Dr. Ulrich Heimeshoff

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Heimeshoff


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Heimeshoff is a partner of Düsseldorf Competition Economics and Professor of Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE). He has extensive expertise in the application of econometric methods, especially in the quantification of damages in private litigation cases. He has advised numerous clients on both the plaintiff and the defendant side (including escalators, logistics, gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), confectionery, trucks).

Ulrich has also provided expert opinions for Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, RWE, EON, Siemens, ADAC, Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE), the Federal Ministries of Finance and Economics, the European Parliament and the Federal Network Agency.

His research work analyses competitive and consumer behavior in automotive and retail markets as well as in telecommunications, energy and transport markets. He has published econometric papers on competition and regulation economics in national and international journals.

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Habilitation, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Doctorate, Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg

MBA (Diplom-Kaufmann), University of Duisburg-Essen

Haucap, J. and U. Heimeshoff (2022), Kartellschadensermittlung im Spannungsfeld zwischen Präzision und Effizienz: Prinzipielle Anforderungen aus ökonomischer Perspektive und praktische Handlungsoptionen, Zeitschrift für Wettbewerbsrecht, Vol. 20(1), pp. 80-103.

Coppik, J. and U. Heimeshoff (2021), Praxis der Kartellschadensermittlung, Handelsblatt Fachmedien.

Haucap, J. and U. Heimeshoff, G. Klein, D. Rickert und C. Wey (2021), Vertical Relations, Pass-through, and Market Definition: Evidence from Grocery Retailing, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 74, 102693.

Friese, M., U. Heimeshoff and G. Klein (2020), Property Rights and Transaction Costs - The Role of Ownership and Organization in German Public Provision, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 72.

Haucap, J., U. Heimeshoff and A. Rösner (2020), The Impact of Consumer Protection in the Digital Age: Evidence from the European Union, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 73, 102585.

Heimeshoff, U. (2018), Google-Android Entscheidung der EU: Marktmacht missbraucht?, Wirtschaftsdienst, Vol. 98, pp. 538.

Haucap, J. and U. Heimeshoff (2018), Die technischen und wirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Energieversorgung, in: Hoch, H. und J. Haucap (Hrsg.), Praxishandbuch Energiekartellrecht, De Gruyter, Berlin.

Haucap, J., U. Heimeshoff and M. Siekmann (2017), Fuel Prices and Station Heterogeneity on Retail Gasoline Markets, The Energy Journal, Vol. 38(6), pp. 81-103.

Dewenter, R., U. Heimeshoff and H. Lüth (2017), Less Pain at the Pump? The Effects of Regulatory Interventions in Retail Gasoline Markets, Applied Economics Quarterly

Dewenter, R. and U. Heimeshoff (2017), Predicting Advertising Volumes Using Structural Time Series Models: A Case Study, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 37, pp. 1644-1652.

Haucap, J., U. Heimeshoff and D. Jovanovic (2014), Competition in Germany's Minute Reserve Power Market: An Econometric Analysis, The Energy Journal, Vol. 35, pp. 139-158.

Haucap, J. and U. Heimeshoff (2014), Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay: Is the Internet Driving Competition or Market Monopolization?, International Economics and Economic Policy, Vol. 11, pp. 49-61.