Tobias WenzelPhoto of Tobias Wenzel

Senior Lecturer in Economics

9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT, UK

Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 3311



Tobias graduated from the University of Mannheim and gained his PhD in Economics from TU Dortmund (both Germany). Before joining the University of Sheffield Tobias was senior lecturer at the University of Bath and assistant professor at the University of Duesseldorf.


Tobias is currently teaching microeconomics and industrial organisation at the undergraduate and postgraduate level:

Research Summary

Tobias' research interests lie in the area of applied microeconomics, in particular, industrial organisation and competition policy. His recent research is on behavioural industrial organisation which explores market interaction in situations where consumers are not fully informed or fail to fully understand all offers.

PhD Student Supervision

Tobias is interested in supervising PhD students in applied microeconomics (industrial organisation, competition policy, behavioural economics).


Dertwinkel-Kalt M & Wenzel T (2017) Focusing and framing of risky alternatives. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. View this article in WRRO

Dertwinkel-Kalt M, Köhler K, Lange MRJ & Wenzel T (2017) Demand shifts due to salience effects: Experimental evidence. Journal of the European Economic Association, 15(3), 626-653. View this article in WRRO

Wenzel T (2015) Partial shrouding in asymmetric markets. Economics Letters, 136, 223-226. View this article in WRRO

Gu Y & Wenzel T (2014) Strategic Obfuscation and Consumer Protection Policy. Journal of Industrial Economics, 62(4), 632-660. View this article in WRRO

Wenzel T (2014) Consumer myopia, competition and the incentives to unshroud add-on information. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 98, 89-96. View this article in WRRO

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