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I am Assistant Professor in Information Systems at Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University. My research focuses on digital platforms that enable generation and diffusion of online knowledge as well as service intermediation. I study how social media and user-generated knowledge repositories affect the consumption and individual decision making.

My research is published in Information Systems Research, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, and Experimental Economics. I study the processes that underlie individual participation and contributions, as well as information diffusion, on online knowledge repositories, Wikipedia and StackExchange, a social network Twitter, and an online labour platform Microworkers.


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 (Moscow, 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: L 7, 1 68161 Mannheim,Germany

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

Phone: +49 (0) 176 433 194 09