The Industrial Organization Research Group
Our general research covers:
Competition in concentrated markets
Firm performance in global markets
Entry, firm growth, and market structure
Market power and competition
Beer, Telecom, Steel, Oil, Automobile, Service sectors (Banking & magazines), Public sector (Education), Health care, Manufacturing Sector (General)
Europe, US, Africa, Latin America, India, China, Central and Eastern-Europe.
Koen Declercq (KU Leuven, Econ & LEER)
Mattia Nardotto (KU Leuven, Strategy)
Stijn Vanormelingen (KU Leuven Brussels, ECON-CEDON)
Otto Toivanen (Aalto U): AY 2019-2020
Estelle Cantillon (ULB): AY 2019-2020
Fanny Camara (USC): AY 2019-2020
Job Market Candidates
Michael is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Economics at KU Leuven. He works on Industrial Organization, with a focus on imperfectly competitive input markets and technological change. His job market paper is titled "Ownership consolidation and input market power: evidence from Chinese tobacco".
Michael will be available for interviews at both the ASSA meeting in San Diego and the European Job Market in Rotterdam.
There are no positions available at this time.
Funding and support
ERC Market Power ( De Loecker)
FWO Odysseus (De Loecker)
NSF (De Loecker)
ERC Starting Grant (Van Biesebroeck)
EU Horizon 2020 (Van Biesebroeck)
Program Financing KU Leuven (Verboven)