Department of Economics and Business Economics

Jos Jansen

Associate professor

Jos Jansen


Associate Professor
Member of Industrial Organisation and Trade Section
Research Secretaries: Mette Vad Andersen and Susan Stilling

Education: PhD in Economics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2000
MA in Econometrics (Dutch drs. degree), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1993

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Jos Jansen is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Business Economics since June 2013. Previously, he held academic positions at the University of Surrey, University of Cologne, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Bonn), European University Institute (Florence), and Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB). He has been teaching at the universities of Surrey, Cologne, Bonn, Bologna, and Humboldt University Berlin. Current research analyzes the microeconomics of innovation, information acquisition and aggregation in imperfectly competitive markets, and incentive regulation of network industries.

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Regulatory and Antitrust Economics
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Information Economics and Contract Theory
  • Game Theory

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Regulatory and Antitrust Economics
  • Contract Theory and Incentives
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Behavioral & Experimental Economics


  • A Note on Quality Disclosure and Competition, Journal of Industrial Economics 65 (4), December 2017, 833-841
  • Too Much Information Sharing? Welfare Effects of Sharing Acquired Cost Information in Oligopoly, with Juan José Ganuza, Journal of Industrial Economics 61 (4), December 2013, 845-876
  • Beyond the Need to Boast: Cost Concealment and Exit in Cournot Oligopoly, Research in Economics 66 (3), September 2012, 239-245
  • On Competition and the Strategic Management of Intellectual Property in Oligopoly, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 20 (4), Winter 2011, pp. 1043-1072
  • Strategic Information Disclosure and Competition for an Imperfectly Protected Innovation, Journal of Industrial Economics 58 (2), June 2010, pp. 349-372
  • Information Acquisition and Strategic Disclosure in Oligopoly, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 17 (1), Spring 2008, pp. 113-148
  • The Organization of Regulated Production: Complementarities, Correlation and Collusion, with Doh-Shin Jeon and Domenico Menicucci, International Journal of Industrial Organization 26 (1), 2008, pp. 327-353
  • The Effects of Disclosure Regulation of an Innovative Firm, in J.P. Choi (ed.) Recent Developments in Antitrust: Theory and Evidence, Cambridge MA, MIT Press, 2007, pp. 265-291
  • Coexistence of Strategic Vertical Separation and Integration, International Journal of Industrial Organization 21 (5), 2003, pp. 699-716

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