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Teaching

  • "Big data management in UNIX", Amsterdam Summer School, with Aysu Okbay and Richard Linner, 2017.
  • "Research methods and statistics", Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, with several colleagues, 2017.
  • "Advances in genomics research", Erasmus Summer Program, Master Class, with Joost Gribnau, Ron A. Wevers, and Dorret I. Boomsma, 2016.
  • "Genome-wide data analysis", summer school, Tinbergen Institute, with Niels Rietveld, annually since 2016.
  • "Genoeconomics", PhD course, Tinbergen Institute, with Niels Rietveld, Daniel Benjamin, David Cesarini, and Tonu Esko, 2015.
  • "Research skills", University of Amsterdam, with Maël Lebreton, 2015.
  • "Entrepreneurship theory and practice", University of Amsterdam, 2014.
  • "Advances in the economics of entrepreneurship", Erasmus University Rotterdam, PhD course, together with R. Thurik. Syllabus 2012
  • "Economics of innovation", Erasmus University Rotterdam, annually from 2007-2014. Syllabus 2013
  • "Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Strategy Economics", Erasmus University Rotterdam, yearly 2007-2013. Course title changed over the years. Syllabus 2013
  • Research seminar "Innovation and entrepreneurship", Erasmus University Rotterdam, annually from 2008-2013.
  • "Introduction to the economics of governance", Erasmus University Rotterdam, with E. Pennings and L. Uhlaner, 2006/2007.
  • "Economics of entrepreneurship", Erasmus University Rotterdam, with R. Thurik, 2006/2007.
  • "Small business economics", Erasmus University Rotterdam, with R. Thurik, 2006/2007.
  • "Seminar on innovation theory: innovation diffusion and marketing models", Humboldt-University Berlin, with C. Schade and J. Gristschenko, SS 04.
  • "Design of decision experiments", Humboldt-University Berlin, with C. Schade and A. Schröder, SS 04.
  • "Seminar on innovation theory: adoption and diffusion of innovations", Humboldt-University Berlin, with C. Schade, A. Schröder, and J. Gristschenko, SS 03.
  • "Introduction to macroeconomics", Humboldt-University Berlin, WS 98/99.

Conference presentations

  • Population Association of America (2017)
  • American Economic Association (2017)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie (2016)
  • Conference on Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (2016 - keynote)
  • Behavior Genetics Association (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2011, 2014)
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2005, 2006, 2007*, 2008*, 2009*, 2013, 2014)
  • IZA Workshop on Entrepreneurship (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • European Economic Association (2006, 2007*, 2008, 2012)
  • Integrating Genetics and Social Sciences Conference, U. Colorado (2012)
  • HEC Workshop on Entrepreneurship (2009, 2012)
  • EURAM (2012)
  • European Congress of Psychology (2011)
  • NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference (2011)
  • EARIE (2006*, 2007*, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Southern Economics Association (2010)
  • RENT - Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (2009, 2010)
  • Econometric Society North American Summer Meeting (2009)
  • Games - Game Theory Society World Congress (2008)
  • Econometric Society Australasia (2006)
  • Young entrepreneurship scholars RETREAT (2006)
  • Verein fuer Socialpolitik (2004, 2005)
  • G-Forum Förderkreis Gründungsforschung (2005)
  • INFORMS Annual Conference (2003, 2004)
  • GEM Research Conference (2004)
* accepted paper, presentation cancelled

Invited research presentations

  • California State University East Bay, Department of Economics, Apr 2017
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Dec 2016
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Deptartment of Ecological Sciences, Oct 2016
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Jul 2016
  • Max-Planck-Institute, Göttingen, Mar 2016
  • Max-Planck-Institute, Berlin, Jan 2016
  • Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Dec 2015
  • ZIF - Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld, Oct 2015
  • University of California, San Francisco, Mar 2015
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Mar 2015
  • University of Southern California, Feb 2015
  • Royal Dutch Academy of Science, Feb 2015
  • Oxford University, Said Business School, Jul 2014
  • UC Santa Cruz, Seminar, Jun 2014
  • Copenhagen Business School, May 2014
  • U Chicago, Conference on Genetics and Behavior, Chicago, USA, Apr 2014
  • TU Eindhoven, Seminar Entrepreneurship, Apr 2014
  • U Warwick, Conference Individual Differences and Economic Decisions, Warwick, UK, Jan 2014
  • Annual Meeting of the Austrian Alzheimer Society, Vienna, Austria, Oct 2013
  • U Trier, Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloqium, May 2013
  • U Bonn, Center for Economics and Neuroscience Seminar, Nov 2012
  • King's College London, Behavioral Genetics Seminar, Oct 2012
  • University of Zurich, Behavioral and Experimental Economics Seminar, Sept 2012
  • 3rd workshop of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2012 
  • European Science Foundation Standing Committee for the Social Sciences, workshop on understanding collaboration between the life sciences and the social sciences, London, UK, March 2012
  • 2nd workshop of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, Los Angeles, USA, Oct 2011
  • WHU Koblenz, Germany, Oct 2011
  • Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Oct 2011
  • Workshop to explore the feasibility of a Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, Boston, USA, Feb 2011
  • Southern Methodist University, USA, Sep 2010
  • Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany, Sep 2010
  • Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), Dec 2008, Dec 2009
  • Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) Stockholm, Sweden, Nov 2009
  • Imperial College, London, UK, May 2009
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, Department Applied Econoimcs, Research Seminar, April 2008
  • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Research Seminar Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Feb 2008
  • EIM Research Seminar, Zoetermeer, April 2007
  • Humboldt Research Seminar, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Dec 2006
  • Max-Planck-Institute Jena for Research into Economic Systems, Institute Seminar, October 2005 
  • 5th Anniversary of the SAP-Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and Innovation Management at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, July 2005
  • Max-Planck-Institute Jena for Research into Economic Systems, Institute Seminar, June 2005 
  • First Annual Haniel Kreis, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Jan 2005
  • Gründungsprofessorium, Berlin, June 2003

Public and policy oriented presentations

  • European Commission, Brussels, Innogrips workshop on high-growth SMEs, Feb 2012
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs, Berlin, Oct 2006
  • German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Fachgespräch Innovationsforschung und IKT, Bonn, 02nd Feb. 2006
  • European Trend Chart Conference on e-Business and Innovation, Brussels, on behalf of the European Commission, May 2005
  • DIW Berlin, Workshop on e-Business in manufacturing industries: A source of competitive advantage? 11th May 2005
  • E-business Watch event 2004: E-Business Implications for Productivity and Competitiveness, Brussels, July 2004.
  • DIW Berlin, Workshop E-Commerce Impacts Revisited, Jan. 2004
  • IDATE Conference, Montpellier, Nov. 2003
Supervision of PhD students
  • Mattheus (Matthijs) J.H.M. van der Loos (2008 - 2013)
  • Cornelius (Niels) A. Rietveld (2010 - 2014)
  • Aysu Okbay (2012 - 2016)
  • Ronald de Vlaming (2013 - 2017)
  • Fleur Meddens (2014 - 2018)
  • Richard Karlsson Linner (2014 - 2018)
  • Casper A.P. Burik (2015 - 2019)
PhD committee member
  • Antonio Golpe (University of Huelva, 2009)
  • Thais Rizzi (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2013)
  • Sander Hoogendoorn (University of Amsterdam, 2013)
  • Anisa Shyti (HEC Paris, 2014)
  • Abdel Abdellaoui (Free University Amsterdam, 2014)
  • Laura Rosendahl-Huber (University of Amsterdam, 2015)
  • Boris van Leeuwen (University of Amsterdam, 2015)
  • Brendan Bulik-Sullivan (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2016)
  • Cedric Gutierrez-Moreno (HEC Paris, 2017)