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Further Academic Activities

Academic Visits

  • MIT, March 2011
  • University of Michigan, June 2009 & March 2011

Societal Impact, Policy Advice & Outreach

  • Member of Expert Group to the EU Observatory on the Online Platform Economy (DG CNECT, DG GROW), 2021-
  • Executive teaching on “Data-driven Markets” at UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, and UK Government Departments for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and  Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 2023
  • EU Commission (DG ECFIN): Executive teaching and consultation of ECFIN-staff members about “Economic Governance and Institutional Reform,” 2022.
  • EU Digital Markets Act, Articles 6 (10, 11) are in line with my research (with co-authors) on economics of data-driven markets and proposal to introduce mandatory data sharing on such markets, 2020/22.
  • Advisor of German Finance Ministry on regulation of data-driven markets, 2020
  • Advisor of German Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung on a Mandatory Data-sharing Bill, 2019
  • Advisor of Dutch Economics Ministry on “Competition Policy and Online Platforms,” 2019
  • Talk “Future of Data Economy” at German Ministry of Finance, Berlin, 2018
  • Talk “Future of Regulation” at Network of Economic Regulators of the OECD, Paris, 2018
  • Advice on “Personalization in the Digital Economy” of Dutch Competition Authority (ACM), 2018
  • Roundtable on “Data Ownership and Data Access,” Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, 2018
  • “Competing with Big Data” (with Christoph Schottmüller) is cited by General Secretary of Dutch Economics Ministry (in ESB, 2018) + our central policy proposal leads to a special issue on data sharing at policy journal ESB, 2018
  • “Public Policy in a Data-driven Economy,” seminar at Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, 2017
  • Advisory talk on competition policy in data-driven markets, Dutch Economics Ministry, 2017
  • Talk “Competition policy in the digital economy: towards a new theory of harm,” Center for European Policy Studies, Brussels (with many representatives of EU Commission), 2016

Conference Organization, Program Committee Membership, Service to the Profession

Departmental and Faculty Service

  • Academic Director, MSc Economics, Tilburg University, 2016-2022
  • Member of Recruitment Committee for Assistant Professor (Department of Economics), 2021
  • Member of Recruitment Committee for TILEC Director (TILEC & Department of Economics), 2021
  • Member of Education Committee of Research Master program in Economics, 2019-
  • Member of Recruitment Committee for Lecturers (Department of Economics), 2019
  • Head of Recruitment Committee (TILEC: “Economic Governance of Data-driven Markets”), 2017/18
  • Education Coordinator Microeconomics, CentER Graduate School, Tilburg University, 2011-2016
  • Member of the Job Market Committee (Department of Economics), 2008/09
  • Member of Advice Committee Reform Bachelor Programme in Economics, 2007
  • Member of the Job Market Committee (Department of Economics/TILEC), 2006/07
  • Assistant to the Dean of Education (Goethe University Frankfurt), 2004/05


  • American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
  • Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics
  • Communications & Strategies
  • Econometrica
  • Economica
  • European Economic Review
  • European Journal of Law and Economics
  • European Journal of Political Economy
  • European Research Council, Advanced Grants
  • Games and Economic Behavior
  • Information Economics and Policy
  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Industrial Organization
  • Journal of Banking & Finance
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • Journal of Competition Law & Economics
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
  • Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
  • Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
  • Journal of Health Economics
  • Journal of Industrial Economics
  • Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
  • Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization
  • Journal of Legal Studies
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Journal of Public Economic Theory
  • Labour Economics
  • Management Science (Behavioral Economics and Decision Analysis section)
  • Management Science (Business Strategy section)
  • Netnomics
  • Policy & Internet
  • RAND Journal of Economics
  • Research Policy
  • Review of Economic Studies
  • Review of Industrial Organization
  • Review of Network Economics
  • Southern Economic Journal
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Telecommunications Policy
  • The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy
  • Voluntary Sector Review
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