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Research interests

Peter Kort has as research topics dynamics of the firm, investment under uncertainty and industrial organization. In particular, he is interested in how competition, dynamics and uncertainty affect the firm's investment and innovative behavior.

Career

  • 2002- full professor, Faculty of Economics, Tilburg University
  • 2002- guest professor, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp
  • 1997-2002 associate professor, Faculty of Economics, Tilburg University
  • 1991-1996,  KNAW-research fellow
  • 1989-1997 assistant professor, Faculty of Economics, Tilburg University1991-96 KNAW-research fellow
  • 1984-1989 research assistant, Tilburg University

 

Current courses

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PhD supervision

Current Ph-D Students:
C. Eijgenraam (Tilburg University)
G. Vermeulen (University of Antwerp)
N. Huberts (Tilburg University)
M. Lavrutich (Tilburg University)
X. Wen (Tilburg University)

Doctoral thesis committee:
R.H.J.M. Gradus (1990)
T.L. Feenstra (1998, co-promotor)
R. Brekelmans (2000)
K.J.M. Huisman (2000, co-promotor)
W.A. van den Broek (2001)
J.L. Wielhouwer (2002, co-promotor)
M. Peat (2002, University of Technology Sydney, external examiner)
J.J.J. Thijssen (2003, promotor)
P. Murto (2003, Helsinki University of Technology, official opponent)
G. Pawlina (2003, promotor)
R.W.J. van den Goorbergh (2004)
K. Fredj (2004, University of Montreal, external jury member)
E. Motchenkova (2005, promotor)
R. Lukach (2006, University of Antwerp, co-promotor)
C. Di Maria (2006)
W. van den Berg (2007, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
W. Woertman (2008)
S. Gryglewicz (2008, promotor)
T. Michalak (2009, University of Antwerp, chairman)
M. Trojanowska (2009, University of Antwerp, promotor)
M. Carvalho (2011)
M.Y. Keoula (2011, University of Montreal, external examiner)
T. Kiseleva (2011, University of Amsterdam)
M. Della Seta (2011, promotor)
V. Hagspiel (2011, promotor)
T. Compernolle (2012, University of Hasselt)
S. Amoroso (2013)
Ö. Özdemir (2013)
M. Chahim (2013, promotor)
G. Smrkolj (2013, University of Amsterdam)
R. Langestraat (2013, promotor)
H. Boonman (2014, promotor)

T. Suzuki (2015, promotor)

 

Keywords

  • Real Options
  • Decision Theory

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Research Output 1985 2018

Investment Decisions with Two-Factor Uncertainty

Compernolle, T., Huisman, K., Kort, P., Lavrutich, M., Nunes, C. & Thijssen, J. J. J. 8 Feb 2018 Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 21 p.(CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2018-003)

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Uncertainty
Investment decision
Factors
Real options
Analytical solution

Serious strategy for the makers of fun: Analyzing the option to switch from pay-to-play to free-to-play in a two-stage optimal control model with quadratic costs

Seidl, A., Caulkins, J. P., Hartl, R. F. & Kort, P. Jun 2018 In : European Journal of Operational Research. 267, 2, p. 700-715

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Optimal Control
Video Games
Business Model
Switches

Technology Adoption in a Declining Market

Hagspiel, V., Huisman, K., Kort, P., Lavrutich, M., Nunes, C. & Pimentel, R. 9 Jul 2018 Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 51 p.(CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2018-021)

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

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Technology adoption
Innovation
Technological development
Consumer demand
Profitability

Asymmetric information in a capital

Kort, P., Feichtinger, G., Hartl, R. F., Seidl, A. & Wrzaczek, S. 2017 (In preparation)

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Dynamic Investment Strategies and Leadership in Product Innovation

Dawid, H., Keoula, M. Y., Kopel, M. & Kort, P. 2017 (In preparation) Bielefeld: SSRN, 30 p.(Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management; vol. 03-2017)

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Investment strategy
Product innovation
Production capacity
Market model
Dynamic markets

Activities 1997 1997

  • 14 Editorial activity
  • 3 Invited talk

Econometrica (Journal)

Kort, P. (Reviewer)
1997

Activity: Editorial activityScientific

Mathematical Reviews (Journal)

Kort, P. (Reviewer)
1997

Activity: Editorial activityScientific

Optimal Control Applications & Methods (Journal)

Kort, P. (Reviewer)
1997

Activity: Editorial activityScientific

Kwantitatieve Methoden (Journal)

Kort, P. (Reviewer)
1997

Activity: Editorial activityScientific

Optimality criteria for firm investments in a dynamic world

Kort, P. (Speaker)
17 Jun 1997

Activity: Invited talkScientific

Projects 1997 2016

Dynamic Oligopolistic Competition between Innovating Firms

Kort, P.

1/02/131/02/16

Project: Research projectOther

Essays in corporate finance and investment under uncertainty

Della Seta, M. & Kort, P.

1/09/081/09/11

Project: Research projectDissertation research

Real options and investments under uncertainty

Hagspiel, V., Kort, P. & Huisman, K.

1/09/081/09/11

Project: Research projectDissertation research

Capital Investment and Innovation: A Multi-Stage Modeling Approach

Kort, P. & Chahim, M.

1/09/081/09/12

Project: Research projectDissertation research

Essays on investment under uncertainty and dynamic signaling

Gryglewicz, S., Kort, P. & Huisman, K.

1/09/051/09/08

Project: Research projectDissertation research

Prizes / Recognition

Grant - NWO

Peter Kort (Recipient), 1997

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)