Short biography

born 1962 in Breda, The Netherlands

1986 MSc in Econometrics (with honors), University of Groningen, The Netherlands (Thesis in French: "La Réaction des Paysans aux Prix de Marché des Produits Vivriers au Bénin")

1987 MSc in Philosophy of Economics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (Thesis: "Equilibrium Theories in Economics: Structures and Applications")

1989 Visiting Scholar at Duke University (North Carolina, USA)

1990 PhD in Economics, from University of Groningen, The Netherlands

1990 - 1992 Assistant Professor of Microeconomics and Economic Methodology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

1991 - 1992 Visiting Researcher Position at the Department of Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), financed by a Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Union

1993 Adjunct Professor of Economics, Duke University (Noth Carolina, USA)

1992 - 1997 Associate Professor of Microeconomics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

1997 - 2008 Professor of Microeconomics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

2001 - Visiting Professor, Université Pantheon-Sorbonne (Paris)

2004 - 2008 Director Tinbergen Institute (The Netherlands)

2005 - 2007 Free lance senior consultant Charles Rivers Associates

2007 - now: Free lance senior consultant Competition Economics Group

2008 - 2010: Visiting Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam

2008 - now: University Professor for Microeconomic Theory, Universitity of Vienna

2011: Visiting Research Professor, Higher School of Economics Moscow

2014: Visiting Research Professor, Higher School of Economics Moscow

2015: Visiting Research Professor, Higher School of Economics, Moscow