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    5037 AB Tilburg


  • United Kingdom

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Research interests

Erik Brouwer is Full Professor of Competiton and Innovation. His chair is financed by the ACM.


Erik Brouwer is sinds september 2017 also Head of Big Data Science at SEO Amsterdam Economics. Erik objectifies and rationalizes clients? choices by disentangling and isolating the main effects that affect the clients with the use of Big Data Science and economic theory.


Since 2012 he is working as Director Risk at Leaseplan. In his previous positions at PwC, he has managed numerous projects in the following fields: competition economics & regulation,measuring innovation and knowledge exchange at the firm level,evaluation of government funded R&D activities, brand valuation,conjoint analysis, willingness to pay & optimal pricing. In his current position at LeasePlan he is quantifying and mitigating risk (asset, credit and insurance risk)


2012: Director Risk, Leaseplan

2006-heden: Professor Competition & Innovation, Tilburg University, Faculty Economics and Business Administration
2005-heden: Researcher, Tilburg University, Faculty Economics and Business Administration
2001-2012: Director, Economic Advisory Services Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory
2004-2005: Affiliated Researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty Economic Sciences
2002-2004: Scientific Researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty Economic Sciences
1999-2001: Senior Researcher, Dialogic Research Institute, Utrecht
1990-1999: Senior Researcher, Amsterdam Economics (SEO).
1988-1990: Research Assistant, University of Amsterdam, Faculty Economic Sciences, Department Micro Economics


Current courses

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External positions


1 Dec 201231 Aug 2017


  • Marketing Management
  • Risk Regulation
  • Methodology And Statistics
  • Competition
  • Asset Pricing
  • Risk Models
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Innovation
  • Models
  • Competition Policy

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Research Output 1993 2018

De algoritmische waakhond: Datagedreven mededingingstoezicht

Sviták, J. & Brouwer, E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Toezicht. 9, 2, p. 57-64

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Competition law, networks and innovation

Brouwer, E. & Ozbugday, F. C., 2012, In : Applied Economics Letters. 19, 8, p. 775-778

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Innovative activity
Competition law

Competition law and profits: A dynamic panel data analysis for Dutch manufacturing firms

Brouwer, E. & Ozbugday, F. C., 2012, In : Applied Economics Letters. 19, 12, p. 1203-1206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Manufacturing firms
Panel data analysis
Competition law
Dynamic panel data

Empirical essays on ex post evaluations of competition and regulatory authorities decisions and policy reforms

Ozbugday, F. C., 2012, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 195 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
Ex-post evaluation
Policy reform
The Netherlands

Analyzing the Determinants of Temporary Antitrust Immunity Seeking Behavior: The Dispensation Requests in the Netherlands

Brouwer, E. & Ozbugday, F. C., 2011, Tilburg: TILEC, (TILEC Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-018).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output


Projects 2009 2012