Christoph Gschnaidtner, M.Sc., M.Sc.

Address Department of Economics & Policy
Technische Universität München
Arcisstrasse 21
D-80333 München
Room  2409
Office hours By appointment
Responsibilities Project Studies, IDPs, Transfer of credits
Curriculum Vitae Extended CV
Online Presence Google Scholar

Short CV

10/2014 - Research and Teaching Assistant,
Chair of Economics, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert K. Frhr. von Weizsäcker, 
Technical University of Munich, Germany
03/2018 - 04/2018 Visiting Scholar (invited by Matthias Doepke),
Northwestern University, USA
10/2012 - 03/2016 M.Sc., Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science,
Technical University of Munich, Germany
10/2011 - 09/2014 M.Sc. with honors, Financial- and Informationmanagement (FIM),
Technical University of Munich and Augsburg University, Germany
05/2013 - 10/2013 Visiting Scholar,
University of Toronto and Ryerson University, Canada
10/2007 - 04/2011 B.Sc., Mathematics,
Technical University of Munich, Germany
08/2007 Leaving Certificate,
Glenstal Abbey School, Ireland


Research interests

Main: Financial Economics (Credit Rating Certification, Cryptocurrencies, Bank Runs), Financial Mathematics (Stochastic Volatility Models, Forex)

Additional: Behavioral and Experimental Economics (Product Labels and Certification, Bank Runs), Financial Econometrics

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Working paper

  • "Competition in the credit rating market: Does a state-run credit rating agency increase market efficiency?"

Media Coverage


  • Tutorial Microeconomics, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
  • Tutorial Macroeconomics, Spring 2015, Spring 2016
  • Tutorial Industrial Organization, Fall 2016, Spring 2017
  • Tutor for Public Finance 3, Spring 2015, Spring 2016
  • Seminar Public Finance 6, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017


  • Postgraduate representative at the Graduate Center of TUM School of Management, 2017 - today 
  • Doctoral Representative at TUM School of Management, 2016 - 2019 (Graduate Center TUM SoM
  • Moderator of the TUM Street Science @ Street Life München 2018, 2019
  • Speaker of the TUM Graduate Council 2017 - 2018 (TUM Graduate Council), 
  • Commentator of the TUM Campuslauf 2017, 2018, 2019 (TUM Campuslauf)
  • Organizational team TUM Campuslauf 2017 (TUM Campuslauf)
  • Organization of the TUM participation at the B2Run 2015, 2016 (TUM@B2Run)