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					                           Alexander STREMITZER, PhD, J.D.
                                    Visiting Assistant Professor
                                          Yale Law School
                                    Yale Economics Department


Nationality: Austrian
Immigration Status: Greencard
Languages: German, English, French, Portuguese, Latin.
Office: Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT, 06520.
Phone: +1 203 432 4862
Fax: +1 203 432 8260
(Assistant: Cina Santos: +1 203 432 4489
Email: alexander.stremitzer@yale.edu
http://www.law.yale.edu/faculty/AStremitzer.htm

TEACHING INTERESTS

Contracts, Torts, Comparative Law, Deals, Business Organizations, Antitrust, Law & Economics,
Contract Theory.

EDUCATION

Feb 2006                J. D. University of Vienna (Mag. iur).

Nov 2003                PhD, Business Economics (with distinction, 1.0). Vienna University of
                        Economics and Business Administration (Dr. rer. soc. oec.).

Dec 2000                Master of International Management (CEMS): Ecole des Hautes Etudes
                        Commerciales de Paris. (HEC- Paris).


PUBLICATIONS

   -   Remedies On and Off Contract, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120, forthcoming (joint with Richard
       Brooks).
       http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1592745

   -   Standard Breach Remedies, Quality Thresholds and Cooperative Investments, Journal of
       Law, Economics, and Organization, Volume 28, 2012, forthcoming.
       http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1162792

   -   Opportunistic Termination, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Volume 28,
       2012, forthcoming.
       http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=989557

   -   Insolvency and Biased Standards – The Case for Proportional Liability, Yale Law &
       Economics Research Paper No. 397 (joint with Avraham D. Tabbach, Tel-Aviv Law School)
       – submitted.
       http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1507871
-   Plaintiffs exploiting Plaintiffs, SFB/TR 15 Discussion Paper No. 224, (revise and resubmit:
    Games and Economic Behavior.)
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1085282

-   On and Off Contract Remedies Inducing Cooperative Investments, Yale Law &
    Economics Research Paper No. 396 (joint with Richard Brooks, Yale Law School). –
    submitted.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1524327

-   If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use It?: Comment, Journal of Institutional and
    Theoretical Economics, 166(1), 2010, 58-61.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635051

-   Breach Remedies Inducing Hybrid Investments, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper
    No. 395 (joint with Daniel Göller, BGSE Bonn). – submitted.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1491615

-   Erga Omnes Norms and the Enforcement of International Law: Comment, Journal of
    Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 165(1), 2009, 29-32.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1187579

-   Der Einwand rechtmäßigen Alternativverhaltens -Rechtsvergleich, Ökonomische Analyse
    und Implikationen für die Proportionalhaftung, (English Title: The Doctrine of Proximate
    Cause - A Comparative and Economic Approach and its Implications for Proportional
    Liability), Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationals Privatrecht, Band 73,
    Heft 2, April 2009 (joint with Kristoffel Grechenig).
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635041

    Haftung be i U nsicherheit de s hypothe tischen Ka usalitätsverslaufs –
    Berechnungsmethoden am Beispiel der Arzthaftung (English Title: Liability under
    Uncertain Causation – Calc ulation of Damages in Me dical Malpractice Cases.),
    Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), 208. Band, Heft 5, Oktober 2008, 677-
    698.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635079

-   Exploiting Plaintiffs through Settlement: Divide and Conquer: Comment, Journal of
    Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 164(1), 2008, 27-30.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635068

-   Ökonomische Analyse der Organhaftung, in: Kalss, S. (ed.): Vorstandshaftung in 15
    europäischen Ländern , (English Title: Economic Analysis of Director Liability), Linde
    Verlag, Wien, (2005) 95-163, joint with Georg Eckert and Kristoffel Grechenig.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635106
    http://www.amazon.de/exec/obidos/ASIN/3707307581/forschungplat-
    21/ref=nosim

-   Agency Theory: Methodology, Analysis. A Structured Approach to Writing Contracts,
    Peter Lang, Frankfurt, Berlin, Bern, Brüssel, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2005, as part of the
    Outstanding Dissertations Series of the Vienna University of Economics and Business
    Administration.
    http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?vID=52973&vLang=E&vHR=1&vUR=3&
    vUUR=4
WORKS IN PROGRESS

   -   Surprise Bonus Schemes in Large Construction Projects – An Experimental Study

   -   Higher Compliance Through More Lenient Liability Rules

   -   Contract Theory and Contract Law (Book Project, joint with Richard Brooks)

   -   Case Study on the Construction Contracts of the Öresund Bridge Linking Denmark and
       Sweden (joint with Daniel Alterbaum, Richard Brooks and Henrik Lando).

   -   Bilateral Breach (joint with Richard Brooks)

       Economic Incentives and the Date of Birth – An Empirical Study (joint with
       Andreas Roider, Heidelberg; and Uwe Sunde, St. Gallen).

   -   Pricing under Different Warranty Regimes.


EMPLOYMENT

July 2010 – Oct 2010     Yale Law School – Visiting Assistant Professor, New Haven,
                         USA.

Sept 2009 – June 2010 Yale University – Visiting Assistant Professor (double
                      appointment at the Yale Law School and the Yale Economics
                      Department), New Haven, USA.

Feb 2006 – Aug 2009 University of Bonn - Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher
                    Mitarbeiter), Faculty of Law and Economics – Chair: Professor Urs
                    Schweizer, Bonn, Germany.

May 2004 – Oct 2005      University of Bonn - Post Doctorate Fellow, Faculty of Law and
                         Economics - Chair: Professor Urs Schweizer, Bonn, Germany.

Oct 2000 – Apr 2001      Academy for National Defence, Vienna, Austria - Research
                         assistant as part of military service.

July – Sep 1998          Bain & Company, Munich, Germany - Summer intern, Staffed on
                         client project.
June – Dec 1997          Gaz de France, Paris, France – Summer intern, Strategy department
                         - corporate intelligence.


RESEARCH VISITS

2009: March 9-12         Yale Law School, New Haven, USA

2008: Oct 6-13           Yale Law School, Center for the Study of Corporate Law. New
                         Haven, USA.
2008: Feb 27-Apr 5       Visiting Professor at the Center for Contract and Economic
                   Organization, Columbia University, New York, USA.

2007: Dec 6-11     University St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.


COURSES TAUGHT

Summer 2010        Course: The Law and Economics of Contract Law II, (case study based
                   class on contract design), joint with Prof. Richard R. W. Brooks, cross-
                   listed: Yale Law School/ Yale Economics Department/ Yale School of
                   Management.

Winter 2009/2010   Course: The Law and Economics of Contract Law I, joint with Prof.
                   Richard R. W. Brooks, cross-listed: Yale Law School/ Yale Economics
                   Department/ Yale School of Management.

Winter 2008/2009   Lecture: Economic Analysis of Law, joint with Prof. Urs Schweizer,
                   Bonn Economics Department.

                   Student Seminar: Topics in the Economic Analysis of Contract Law,
                   joint with Prof. Christoph Engel, Prof. Urs Schweizer and Prof. Gerhard
                   Wagner, Bonn Economics Department, Law Department, and MPI for
                   Research on Collective Goods.

Summer 2008        Lecturer at the Transatlantic Summer Academy, Bonn, Germany.

Winter 2007/08     Lecture: Game Theory and the Law of Obligations, joint with Prof. Urs
                   Schweizer, Bonn Economics Department.

                   Student Seminar: Topics in the Economic Analysis of Litigation and
                   Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, joint with Prof. Christoph
                   Engel, Prof. Urs Schweizer and Prof. Gerhard Wagner, Bonn Economics
                   Department, Law Department, and MPI for Research on Collective Goods.
Summer 2007        Lecture: Institutional Economics, joint with Timofiy Mylovanov and
                   Andreas Roider, Bonn Economics Department.

Winter 2006/07     Lecture: Economic Analysis of Law, joint with Prof. Urs Schweizer ,
                   Bonn Economics Department.

Summer 2006        Student Seminar: Topics in the Economic Analysis of Contracts and
                   Torts, joint with Prof. Christoph Engel, Prof. Urs Schweizer and Prof.
                   Gerhard Wagner, Bonn Economics Department, Law Department, and
                   MPI for Research on Collective Goods.

Summer 2005        Student Seminar: Topics in the Economic Analysis of Company and
                   Securities’ Law, joint with Prof. Christoph Engel, Prof. Holger Fleischer
                   and Prof. Urs Schweizer, Bonn Economics Department, Law Department,
                   and MPI for Research on Collective Goods.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

June 4/5, 2009         Conference “Frontiers in the Economic Analysis of Contract Law”
                       (Bonn) - Organizer. http://www.amlecon.org/call4papers.pdf

Feb 2007 – July 2009   Bonn LawEcon Workshop – Co-Organizer (founded jointly with Stefan
                       Bechtold)
                       http://www.wipol.uni-bonn.de/lehrveranstaltungen-1/lawecon-workshop


CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR TALKS

2011                   Columbia University (Law&Economics Workshop) – scheduled

2010                   UC Berkeley, Law School School – scheduled.
                       Georgetown Law School – scheduled.
                       University of Texas at Austin – scheduled.
                       European Association of Law and Economics Annual Meeting (Paris) –
                       scheduled.
                       Comparative Law and Economics Forum (Yale)
                       University of Vienna
                       American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting (Princeton)
                       Yale Law School (Faculty Workshop)
                       University of Bonn
                       University of Tel-Aviv (Law & Economics Workshop)
                       Yale Economics Department (Micro Theory Lunch)

2009                   Yale Law School (Graduate Seminar)
                       Contracts and Promises Workshop (Georgetown Law School)
                       University of Mannheim
                       Copenhagen Business School
                       University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona)
                       University of Zurich
                       American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting (San Diego)
                       Law&Econ Colloquium (Bonn)

2008 Ha                  rvard-Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum (Stanford)
                       Yale Law School (Yale Center for the Study of Corporate Law)
                       Columbia University (“Blue Sky Workshop”)
                       Humboldt University (Berlin – “SFB Workshop”)
                       Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Bonn),
                       Technical University of Aachen
                       Econometric Society North American Summer Meeting (Pittsburg)
                       Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (Milan)
                       European Meeting of the Econometric Society (Milan)
                       Meeting of the Association of Public Economic Theory (Seoul)
                       European Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference (Haiffa)
                       Sonderforschungsbereich/Transregio 15 Seminar (Gummersbach)
                       Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial
                       Economics (Toulouse)
                       EMLE Mid-Term Meeting (Ghent)

2007                   University St. Gallen (HSG)
                       Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Bonn)
                           University of Bonn (Micro Theory Workshop)
                           University of Vienna (Civil Law Workshop)
                           Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Law and
                           Economics Workshop)
                           Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (Budapest),
                           European Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference
                           (Copenhagen)
                           Verein für Socialpolitik (Munich)
                           German Economic Association for Business Administration (Tübingen)
                           EMLE Mid-Term Meeting (Bologna)

2006                       Participated at the 17th Jerusalem Summer School in Economic Theory on
                           Law and Economics, Institute of Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, Israel.


COMMENTARY

    -   Discussant on Listokin, Y., If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use It?, Seminar on
        New Jurimetrics, Kloster Eberbach, June, 2009.

    -   Discussant on Che, Y.-K.; Choi, A.., Shrink Wraps: Who Should Bear the Cost of
        Communicating Mass Market Terms?, Frontiers in the Economic Analysis of Contract Law
        Conference, Bonn, June 2009.

    -   Discussant on Bental, B.; Deffains ,B. and Demougin, D., The Standard of Proof in
        Employment Contracts, EALE, Haifa, September, 2008.

    -   Discussant on Posner, E. A., Norms, Institutionalization, and Constitutionalism in
        International Law, Seminar on New Institutional Economics, Coordination in the Absence of
        Sovereign Intervention, Lübbenau, June, 2008.

    -   Discussant on Drahozal, Ch. R., Private Ordering, the Lex Mercatoria, and International
        Commercial Arbitration, EALE, Copenhagen, September, 2007.

    -   Discussant on Che, Y.-K.; Spier, K. Exploiting Plaintiffs through Settlement: Divide and
        Conquer, Seminar on New Institutional Economics, Mechanism Design and the Law, Prague,
        June 2007.

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

    -   Econometric Society
    -   American Economic Association (AEA)
    -   European Economic Association (EEA)
    -   European Association of Law and Economics (EALE)
    -   American Law and Economics Association (ALEA)

Additional Information
•   Established civil rights initiative protecting freedom of privacy in Austria. Invited by the
    Department of Justice to testify on a proposed bill on national security.
•   Wrote several Press Articles, Participation in Radio Broadcast and Panel Discussions.
•   Extensive Trips to Brazil, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico.
•   Selected for exchange program with Rosemount High School, Minnesota, USA by the
    Academy of Stuttgart.
•   Hobbies: music (violin), sport (fencing, ski).
RECOMMENDERS

  Professor Ian Ayres              Professor Richard R.W. Brooks
  Yale Law School                  Yale Law School
  127 Wall Street                  127 Wall Street
  P.O. Box 208215                  P.O. Box 208215
  New Haven, CT 06520              New Haven, CT 06520-8215
  Phone: (203) 432-7101            Phone: (203) 432 4834
  Fax: (203) 432-4769              Fax: (203) 432 8260
  E-mail: ian.ayres@yale.edu       Email: Richard.Brooks@yale.edu

  Professor John J. Donohue III    Professor Robert E. Scott
  Yale Law School                  Director, Center for Contract and Economic
  127 Wall Street                  Organization
  P.O. Box 208215                  Columbia Law School
  New Haven, CT 06520-8215         435 W. 116th St,
  Phone: (203) 432 1994            New York, NY 10027
  Fax: (203) 432 1040              Phone: (212) 854-0072
  E-mail: j.donohue@yale.edu       Fax: (212) 854-7946
                                   E-mail: rscott@law.columbia.edu

  Professor Kathryn E. Spier
  Harvard Law School
  HA302
  Cambridge, MA 02138
  Phone: (617) 496-0019
  Fax: (617) 496-4880
  E-mail: kspier@law.harvard.edu




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