Research interests: Economic and managerial psychology, entrepreneurship and innovation, and organizational behavior

Research interests:  innovation and entrepreneurship, empirical methods, economic and managerial psychology, organizational behavior.

Skills and Expertise

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Research Methods
  • Complex Systems
  • Social Psychology

I am interested in entrepreneurship, innovation, and transformation research with interest in methods-related topics. I work on starting businesses aside of a paid job (entrepreneurs' and employers' perspectives); individual propensities to avoid or enter competitions; innovation and decision-making in international contexts; entrepreneurial orientation; hope vs. optimism and risk-taking; identification (of causal effects) in experimental and observational data: Good data trumps big data

Past Affiliations

Management, Faculty of Applied Economics, Universiteit Antwerpen (past)

PhD, Radboud University Nijmegen, Management Science , 2010
MSc, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Computer Science, 2003
MSc, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Management, 2001