Christian Müller

PD Dr. rer. pol. | Counsel


German, English


+41 (0) 43 344 95 82

Analysis, advice and solutions to competition problems require economic and legal expertise. AGON offers this from a single source. Unique!

Areas of expertise

Competition analysis


Statistical methods



2015: Habilitation

2001: Doctorate in Economics and Econometrics

1998: Certificate in Economics

1996: Bachelor in Economics

Professional Experience

Since 2013: Professor of Economics at the German University in Cairo

2008 - 2013: Lecturer at ETH Zurich and ZHAW Winterthur

2002 - 2008: Research associate at ETH Zurich


Since 2015: Lecturer in “Master of International Trade”, Perdana University, Kuala Lumpur

Since 2013: Courses in economics and statistical methods at universities in Switzerland and abroad

Since 2007: Various expertise activities, incl. for the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, Department of Finance (Canton of Schaffhausen), Automobile Industry Association of Switzerland, German Bundestag, German Bundesrat


American Economic Association

Deutsche Statistische Gesellschaft

Econometric Society

International Institute of Forecasters



Konsumenten sparen bis zu 500 Mio. Franken, mit Patrick Krauskopf, Autoinside Juli-August 2015.

Business cycle dynamics: A bottom-up approach with Markov-chain measurement, Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis, 2015(1), pp. 1-12, 2015.

The EU regulation for car sales and after-sales markets and its effects in Switzerland (Updates), mit P. Krauskopf, 2012, 2015.

Internal validation of temporal disaggregation: A cloud chamber approach, Journal of Economics and Statistics, 235(3), pp. 298 - 319, 2015.

A new interpretation of known facts: The case of two-ways causality between trading and volatility, Economic Modelling, 29(3), pp. 664-70, 2012.

Effizienzanalyse Mehrmarken- vs. Einmarkenvertrieb (2013), mit Patrick Krauskopf und Thomas Leu

Anmerkungen zur Schuldenbremse (On the Swiss Debt Break, in German), in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 3/2004, pp. 491-501.

Eine Schuldenbremse für den deutschen Bundeshaushalt, mit Jochen Hartwig und Andres Frick.

A Challenge to the First Pillar? The French Experience, Applied Economics Quarterly 49/3, 2003.

Money Demand in Europe: Evidence from the past, jointly with Elke Hahn, Kredit und Kapital 34/1, 2001. 


Radical Uncertainty, Bremen, December 2015.

Panel survey data and business cycle analysis, Berlin, June 2014.

Competition policy: Recent trends in the MENA region and in Europe, Cairo, May 2014.

The surprise index, German University in Cairo, September 24, 2012.

Some New Trends in Using Survey Data Analysis for Macroeconomic Research, Jacobs University Bremen, September 12, 2012.

Business cycle dynamics: A bottom-up approach with Markov-chain measurement, CESifo Munich, October 30, 2010.

The information content of qualitative survey data, University of Regensburg, May 12, 2010.