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I am an Assistant Professor in Information Systems at Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University. I am interested in digital platforms for user-generated content (UGC) and social networks. I study how different platform governance mechanisms affect knowledge generation and diffusion on social media and UGC platforms and how information disseminated online affects consumption and decisions of individuals. I am also interested how digital platform participation is related to the important economic and societal processes such as economic conditions and migration. I addressed these questions using the data from the digital platforms including Wikipedia, Twitter, and an online labour platform Microworkers.

My research is published in Information Systems Research, MISQ,  Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and Experimental Economics.


From 2012 to 2020 I held a position of a Postdoctoral fellow in Digital Economy at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, Germany. In addition, I taught a course on "Digital Platforms and Markets" in Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany. 

Before joining ZEW, I received my PhD from the University Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain) under the supervision of Prof. Bernd Theilen, Master in Industrial Organization from the University Rovira i Virgili (I received the best student award) and Master in Economic of Science and Innovation at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics under supervision of David Perez-Castrillo. My diploma is in Business Informatics from the National Research University High School of Economics (Russia).

You may find more information about my research, publications and working papers in section Research.

For my complete CV, please, refer to CV.

Contact details: 

Address: Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Email: slivko[ at ]rsm.nl, olgaslivko2020 [ at ] gmail.com

Phone: +31 620 97 15 92