Per Baltzer Overgaard

Vice-Dean

Profile photoPer Baltzer Overgaard, Professor, Vice-Dean
Dean's Office, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
Bartholin's Allé 14
DK-8000 Aarhus C
Denmark
E-mail: povergaard@au.dk
Phone: +45 2326 6175
Personal Information
Dob: April 28, 1963. Citizenship: Danish.
Degrees and Education
MA (Economics); University of Warwick, UK, 1986. Awarded The Examiners' Prize.
Ph.D.; CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 1991.

School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, 1981-85.
Department of Economics, University of Warwick, 1985-86.
CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1987-89.
Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989-90.
Employment
March 2011 - present; Vice-Dean for Research and Talent, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.
Aug 2003 - present; Professor, Department of Economics and Business Economics (previously School of Economics and Management), Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.
April - July 2015; Head of Department (acting), Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.
June 2011; Head of Department (acting), Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.
June 2006 - February 2011; Head of School, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University.
Aug 2003 - May 2011; Professor, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University.
Aug 1993 - July 2003; Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University.
July 1990 - July 1993; Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University.
Jan 1988 - June 1990; Ph.D. Fellowship, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University.
Oct 1986 - Dec 1987; Research Fellow, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University/Danish Social Science Research Council.
Service and Other Affiliations
Jan 2011 - present; Member, Danish Rail Regulatory Body (Chairman (interrex), Oct - Dec 2011, Oct 2014 - Sept 2015, May 2018 - July 2019).
Aug 2006 - Dec 2010; Member, Danish Council for Independent Research - Social Sciences (DFF - FSE).
Aug 2010 - July 2016; Member, Centre for Research in the Foundations of Electronic Markets (member of steering committee).
2001 - 2010; Academic Partner, Copenhagen Economics.
1996 - 2012; Member, Centre for Industrial Economics (member of steering committee).
Sept 1989 - June 1990; Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles.
1993 - present; Ph.D. thesis adviser; Aarhus University. 15 supervised to completion.
Ph.D. thesis committees (chair); Aarhus University. Ph.D. thesis committees; University of Copenhagen, Aarhus School of Business and Stockholm School of Economics.
External examiner; University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark (Odense) and Copenhagen Business School.
Member of hiring committees (assistant professors, associate professors and professors) and tenure review committees; Aarhus University, Aarhus School of Business, University of Copenhagen, Norwegian School of Management (Oslo) and Singapore Management University.
Refereeing for numerous scientific journals (incl. American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, International Economic Review, European Economic Review and Scandinavian Journal of Economics).
Main Academic Interests
Economics of Information and Contracting, Auctions, Game Theory, Business Strategy, Industrial Organization, Antitrust and Business Regulation.