Thomas Peeters

Associate Professor of Applied Industrial Organization


Twitter: @thpeeter

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Postal: Erasmus School of Economics

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Professional Life

Thomas Peeters is an associate professor at the department of Applied Economics of the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), where he coordinates the Strategy Economics Research Group and the Erasmus Center for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE). He is a research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and a member of the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (ERIM). He teaches courses on firm strategy, industrial organization and sports economics in the Economics and Business program of Erasmus School of Economics.

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, Global Strategy Journal and the International Journal of Forecasting. He won the 2022 ERIM Top Article Award for his work on the inventor labor market. In 2019, the Erasmus School of Economics recognized his efforts for research dissemination with the school's "Societal Impact Award".

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