Gick is a visiting scholar in the economics department at Tufts. His research covers game theory, contract theory, and mechanism design, with a focus on applications to the field of regulatory politics, platform markets, patent signaling, the optimal disclosure of information in the banking sector, and on vertical hierarchies under delegated contracting and auditing. He has also published in the field of management development, and entrepreneurship. Gick has held visiting associate professor positions in the department of economics at Dartmouth and the School of Economics at Georgia Tech, teaching game theory, intermediate and advanced microeconomics, industrial organization, and growth theory (PhD), and became recipient of the campus-wide “Profiles in Excellence” teaching award at Dartmouth College. Current contributions to European policymaking cover topics in regulatory policy.