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Felix Montag

Assistant Professor of Business Administration





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PhD, LMU Munich, 2022; MRes, University College London, 2017; MSc, London School of Economics, 2015; BSc, LMU Munich, 2013

Areas of Expertise

Industrial organization, applied econometrics, international economics, public economics


Managerial Economics


Felix Montag is an industrial organization economist whose research lies at the intersection with international trade and public economics. His current research focuses on how market structure affects how firms set prices, choose product portfolios, decide on production locations and job creation, as well as how firms react to tax changes. At Tuck, he teaches the core managerial economics course.

Current Research Topics

Competition policy, product entry, offshoring, tax pass-through, industrial policy

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business, 2022–present
  • Affiliate Fellow, George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2022–present
  • Visiting Student Researcher, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2019
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, LMU Munich, 2017–22

Nonacademic positions

  • Senior Analyst, Compass Lexecon (Economic Consultancy), 2015–16


  • Affiliate Fellowship at the Stigler Center at Chicago Booth, 2022–25
  • Best Dissertation in Economics, LMU Munich, 2022
  • Best Paper in International Trade Presented at the RIEF Doctoral Conference, 2022
  • Econ Job Market Best Paper Award by the UniCredit Foundation and the European Economic Association, 2021
  • WM Gorman Scholarship, University College London, 2016–17

Working Papers

  • “Mergers, Foreign Competition, and Jobs: Evidence from the U.S. Appliance Industry”
  • With A. Sagimuldina and M. Schnitzer, “Does Tax Policy Work when Consumers Have Imperfect Price Information? Theory and Evidence”
  • With A. Sagimuldina and C. Winter, “Whom to Inform about Prices? Evidence from the German Gasoline Market”