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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 2.208

    5037 AB Tilburg


  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

1987 …2018
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Personal profile

Research interests

Peter Borm is Professor in Mathematics and Game Theory at Tilburg University. His research interests are: cooperative and non-cooperative game theory, game practice, games of skill and games of chance, operations research.


August 1990-December 1991: Assistant professor in statistics, Tilburg University

January 1992-December 1996: Assistant professor in mathematics, Tilburg University

January 1997-August 2001: Associate professor in mathematics, Tilburg University

September 2001-: Professor in mathematics and game theory, Tilburg University




Teaching experience

- Statistics for Econometrics & OR

- Analysis for Econometrics & OR

- Mathematics for Economics, International Business, Business Studies and economics

- Statistical Decision Theory for Econometrics & OR

- Game Theory and Advanced game theory for Econometrics & OR

- Advanced Analysis (Lebesgue integration) for Econometrics & OR

- Advanced Probability (martingales) for Econometrics & OR

- Game theory courses for Mathematics (University of Utrecht)

- Cooperative Game Theory for PhD students of the LNMB-network

- Operations Research Games for PhD students of the LNMB-network

- Game theory courses for PhD students of the NAKE-network

- Games and Cooperative Behavior for Econometrics and OR

- Games and Economic Behavior for Econometrics and OR

- Games and Economic Models for Econometrics and OR

- Orientation Research topics in OR for CentER Research Master



Personal coach within the Outreaching Honors program



  • TiSEM best course Award 2004: Game Theory
  • TiSEM best MSc teacher 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015
  • TiSEM excellent teacher: 2010-2013, 2015-2018

Current courses

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PhD supervision

PhD supervision

Gert Jan Otten: On decision making in cooperative situations; March 24, 1995

Vincent Feltkamp: Cooperation in controlled network structures; May 4, 1995

Herbert Hamers: Sequencing and delivery situations: a game theoretic approach; September 29, 1995

Jeroen Suijs: Cooperative decision making in a stochastic environment; March 27, 1998

Maurice Koster: Cost sharing in production situations and network exploitation; December 13, 1999

Mark Voorneveld: Potential games and interactive decisions with multiple criteria; December 21, 1999

Judith Timmer: Cooperative behaviour, uncertainty and Operations Research; September 28, 2001

Ruud Hendrickx: Cooperation and allocation, June 4, 2004

Yuan Ju: Cooperation, compensation and transition, December 15, 2004

Bas van Velzen: Cooperation in networks and scheduling, September 16, 2005

Marcel Dreef: Skill and strategy in games, September 30, 2005

Marieke Quant: Interactive behavior in conflict situations, September 8, 2006

Arantza Estevez-Fernandez: Cooperative behavior, competition and Operations Research, September 29, 2006

Emiliya Lazarova: Stability, governance and effectiveness: Essays on the service economy, December 20, 2006.

Baris Ciftci: A cooperative approach to sequencing and connection problems, December 4, 2009.

John Kleppe: Modelling interactive behaviour, and solution concepts, January 22, 2010.

Roy Lindelauf: Design and analysis of covert networks, affiliations and projects, October 24, 2011.

Edwin Lohmann: Joint decision making and cooperative solutions, January 13, 2012.

Mirjam Groote Schaarsberg: Interactive operational decision making, January 17, 2014.

Soesja Grundel: Essays on cooperation in resource allocation and scheduling, June 26, 2015.

Sybren Huiijnk: Cooperation: vehicle routing and outsourcing, games and nucleoni, April 22, 2016.

Marieke Musegaas: Cooperative games and network structures, May 19, 2017.

Bas Dietzenbacher: Egalitarian allocation principles, August 31, 2018

Current PhD students

Jop Schouten

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematics, PhD, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen


  • Games of Chance
  • Game Theory
  • Mathematics
  • Competition and strategy
  • Cooperation and allocation

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Research Output 1987 2018

Egalitarian allocation principles

Dietzenbacher, B. 2018 Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 174 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
Cooperative game
Bankruptcy problems
Non-transferable utility

On analyzing cost allocation problems: cooperation building structures and order problem representations

Kleppe, J., Borm, P., Hendrickx, R. & Reijnierse, H. 2018 In : International Game Theory Review. 20, 28 p., 1850007

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

On Interactive Sequencing Situations with Exponential Cost Functions

Saavedra-Nieves, A., Schouten, J. & Borm, P. 9 Jul 2018 Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 23 p.(CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2018-020)

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Exponential functions
Cost functions

On solving mutual liability problems

Schaarsberg, M. G., Reijnierse, H. & Borm, P. Jun 2018 In : Mathematical Methods of Operations Research. 87, 3, p. 383-409 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

On the Convexity of Step out - Step in Sequencing games

Musegaas, M., Borm, P. & Quant, M. Apr 2018 In : Top . 26, 1, p. 68-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1997 1997

  • 2 Invited talk

Measuring Skill in Casino Games

Borm, P. (Speaker)
30 Apr 1997

Activity: Invited talkScientific

Geometric Methods for Small Games

Borm, P. (Speaker)
24 Apr 1997

Activity: Invited talkScientific

Projects 2000 2013

Operations management situations with (non)cooperative agents

Groote Schaarsberg, M., Borm, P. & Reijnierse, J.


Project: Research projectDissertation research

Cooperative behavior and OR-games

Lohmann, E., Borm, P. & Slikker, M.


Project: Research projectDissertation research

Cooperative and non-cooperative game theory

Kleppe, J., Borm, P., Hendrickx, R. & Reijnierse, J.


Project: Research projectDissertation research

Natural resources, endogenous institutions and economic growth

Borm, P., Hamers, H. & Bouma, J.


Project: Research projectDissertation research

Travelling salesman variants

Estevez Fernandez, M., Borm, P. & Hamers, H.


Project: Research projectDissertation research