Thomas Peeters

Associate Professor of Applied Industrial Organization         



Cell:            +32 494 12 49 36 

Postal:        Erasmus School of Economics

                      Postbus 1738

                     3000 DR Rotterdam  


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Professional Life

Thomas Peeters is an associate professor at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) where he serves as the director of the Department of Applied Economics. He also coordinates the activities of the Erasmus Center for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE). Thomas is a research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and a member of the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (ERIM). His teaching focuses on sports economics, firm strategy and industrial organization.

Before joining Erasmus, he obtained a PhD in applied economics at the University of Antwerp. He has worked as a PhD-fellow at the Flanders Research Foundation and visiting research fellow at the University of Michigan


Thomas studies questions on the intersection of strategy economics, innovation, industrial organization and sports economics. His work has appeared in journals such as Management Science, Economic Policy, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Labour Economics, Global Strategy Journal and the International Journal of Forecasting. ERIM awarded him the 2023 Open Science Award for his efforts in practicing and promoting open science practices. He won the 2022 ERIM Top Article Award for his work on the inventor labor market. In 2019, Erasmus School of Economics recognized his efforts for research dissemination with the "Societal Impact Award". 

Please visit the research page for more details on individual papers and replication material or watch these videos about his work.