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Ph.D. (Philipp) Koellinger

"Breakthroughs often happen at the borderline of disciplines"

Associate Professor

Philipp Koellinger
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Programme:
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2006
Profile

Philipp Koellinger is an associate professor of economics and entrepreneurship at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE).

His research interests are in the fields of entrepreneurship, behavioural economics and genoeconomics. His current research focuses on the role of genes and cognitive limits and their affect on economic behaviour.

Professor Koellinger is a principal investigator of the Gentrepreneur Consortium and the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium.

His work has been awarded several academic prizes and grants and his scholarly articles have been published in journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. He is currently one of the associate editors of Small Business Economics.

Professor Koellinger teaches the economics of innovation and entrepreneurship at the ESE.

Work in progress (3)
  • Koellinger, P.D., Benjamin, D. & Cesarini, D. (2013). 4th workshop of the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium.
  • Koellinger, P.D. (periode: 2011 t/m 2011). Principal Investigator Position at: Social Science Genetic Association Consortium.
  • Koellinger, P.D. (periode: 2009 t/m 2009). Principal Investigator Position at: Gentrepreneur Consortium.
Publications (36)
  • Articles (32)
    • Bartels, M., Okbay, A., Derringer, J, De Neve, J.E., Rietveld, C.A., Minica, C, Walters, R, Krueger, RF, Cesarini, D., Koellinger, P.D. & Benjamin, D.J. (2013). Genome-wide association meta-analyses for positive. Behavior Genetics.
    • Koellinger, P.D., Van der Loos, M., Rietveld, C.A., Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D., Eklund, N, Willems, S.M., Groenen, P.J.F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Hofman, A., Thurik, A.R. & Gentrepreneur Consortium, The (2013). GWA studies on entrepreneurship: The trade-off between phenotype accuracy and sample size. Behavior Genetics.
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Haring, R, Rietveld, C.A., Baumeister, SE, Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Jong, F.H. de, Koellinger, P.D., Kohlmann, T., Nauck, M.A., Rivadeneira, F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Wallaschofski, H. & Thurik, A.R. (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114.
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Rietveld, C.A., Eklund, N, Koellinger, P.D., Rivadeneira Ramirez, F., Abecasis, GR, Ankra-Badu, GA, Baumeister, SE, Benjamin, D.J., Biffar, R, Blankenberg, S, Boomsma, D.I., Cesarini, D., Cucca, F, Geus, E.J.C. de, Dedoussis, G, Deloukas, P, Dimitriou, M, Eiriksdottir, G, Eriksson, J, Gieger, C, Gudnason, V, Hohne, B, Holle, R, Hottenga, J.J., Isaacs, A, Jarvelin, MR, Johannesson, M, Kaakinen, M, Kahonen, M, Kanoni, S, Laaksonen, MA, Lahti, J, Launer, L.J., Lehtimaki, T, Loitfelder, M, Magnusson, PKE, Naitza, S, Oostra, B.A., Perola, M, Petrovic, K, Quaye, L, Raitakari, O, Ripatti, S, Scheet, P, Schlessinger, D, Schmidt, CO, Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Senft, A., Smith, AV, Spector, T.D., Surakka, I, Svento, R, Terracciano, A, Tikkanen, E, Duijn, C.M. van, Viikari, J, Volzke, H, Wichmann, HE, Wild, PS, Willems, S.M., Willemsen, G, Rooij, F.J.A. van, Groenen, P.J.F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Hofman, A. & Thurik, A.R. (2013). The Molecular Genetic Architecture of Self-Employment. PLoS One, 8(4).
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Haring, R, Rietveld, C.A., Baumeister, SE, Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Jong, F.H. de, Koellinger, P.D., Kohlmann, T., Nauck, M.A., Rivadeneira Ramirez, F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Wallaschofski, H. & Thurik, A.R. (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114.
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Rietveld, C.A., Eklund, N, Koellinger, P.D., Rivadeneira Ramirez, F., Abecasis, GR, Ankra-Badu, GA, Baumeister, SE, Benjamin, D.J., Biffar, R, Blankenberg, S, Boomsma, D.I., Cesarini, D., Cucca, F, Geus, E.J.C. de, Dedoussis, G, Deloukas, P, Dimitriou, M, Eiriksdottir, G, Eriksson, J, Gieger, C, Gudnason, V, Hoehne, B, Holle, R, Hottenga, J.J., Isaacs, A.J., Jarvelin, MR, Johannesson, M, Kaakinen, M, Kahonen, M, Kanoni, S, Laaksonen, MA, Lahti, J, Launer, L.J., Lehtimaki, T, Loitfelder, M, Magnusson, PKE, Naitza, S, Oostra, B.A., Perola, M, Petrovic, K, Quaye, L, Raitakari, O, Ripatti, S, Scheet, P, Schlessinger, D, Schmidt, CO, Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Senft, A., Smith, AV, Spector, T.D., Surakka, I, Svento, R, Terracciano, A, Tikkanen, E, van Duijn, CM, Viikari, J, Voelzke, Henry, Wichmann, H-E., Wild, PS, Willems, S.M., Willemsen, G, Rooij, F.J.A. van, Groenen, P.J.F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Hofman, A. & Thurik, A.R. (2013). The Molecular Genetic Architecture of Self-Employment. PLoS One, 8(4), e60542.
    • Mazar, M., Dawes, C., Loewen, P.J., Cesarini, D., Koellinger, P.D., Johannesson, M. & Magnusson, PKE (2013). The heritability of moral standards for everyday dishonesty. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
    • Rietveld, C.A., Medland, SE, Derringer, J, Yang, J., Esko, T, Martin, N.W., Westra, HJ, Shakhbazov, K, Abdellaoui, A, Agrawal, A., Albrecht, E, Alizadeh, B.Z., Amin, N., Barnard, J, Baumeister, SE, Benke, KS, Bielak, LF, Boatman, JA, Boyle, PA, Davies, G., Leeuw, C. de, Eklund, N, Evans, DS, Fehrmann, R, Fischer, K., Gieger, C, Gjessing, HK, Hägg, S, Harris, JR, Hayward, C, Holzapfel, C, Ibrahim-Verbaas, CA, Ingelsson, E, Jacobsson, B, Joshi, PK, Jugessur, A, Kaakinen, M, Kanoni, S, Karjalainen, J, Kolcic, I, Kristiansson, K, Kutalik, Z, Lahti, J, Lee, SH, Lin, P, Lind, PA, Liu, Y., Lohman, K, Loitfelder, M, McMahon, G, Marques Vidal, P, Meirelles, O, Milani, L, Myhre, R, Nuotio, ML, Oldmeadow, CJ, Petrovic, KE, Peyrot, WJ, Polasek, O, Quaye, L, Reinmaa, E, Rice, JP, Rizzi, TS, Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Smith, AV, Smith, JA, Tanaka, T, Terracciano, A, Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Vitart, V, Völzke, H, Wellmann, J, Yu, L, Zhao, W, Allik, J, Attia, JR, Bandinelli, S, Bastardot, F, Beauchamp, J., Bennett, DA, Berger, K., Bierut, L, Boomsma, D.I., Bültmann, U, Campbell, H, Chabris, C.F., Cherkas, L, Chung, MK, Cucca, F, Andrade, M de, Jager, PL De, De Neve, J.E., Deary, IJ, Dedoussis, GV, Deloukas, P, Dimitriou, M, Eiriksdottir, G, Elderson, MF, Eriksson, JG, Evans, DM, Faul, JD, Ferrucci, L, Garcia, ME, Grönberg, H, Gudnason, V, Hall, P., Harris, JM, Harris, T.B., Hastie, ND, Heath, AC, Hernandez, DG, Hoffmann, W., Hofman, W.H.A., Holle, R, Holliday, EG, Hottenga, J.J., Iacono, WG, Illig, T, Järvelin, MR, Kähönen, M, Kaprio, J, Kirkpatrick, RM, Kowgier, M, Latvala, A, Launer, L.J., Lawlor, DA, Lehtimäki, T, Li, J., Lichtenstein, P., Lichtner, P, Liewald, DC, Madden, PA, Magnusson, PKE, Mäkinen, TE, Masala, M, McGue, M, Metspalu, A, Mielck, A., Miller, MB, Montgomery, GW, Mukherjee, S., Nyholt, DR, Oostra, B.A., Palmer, LJ, Palotie, A, Penninx, BWJH, Perola, M, Peyser, PA, Preisig, M, Räikkönen, K, Raitakari, OT, Realo, A, Ring, SM, Ripatti, S, Rivadeneira, F., Rudan, I, Rustichini, A, Salomaa, V, Sarin, AP, Schlessinger, D, Scott, R.J., Snieder, H, St Pourcain, B, Starr, JM, Sul, JH, Surakka, I, Svento, R, Teumer, A, Lifelines Cohort Study, THE, Tiemeier, H., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Van Wagoner, DR, Vartiainen, E, Viikari, J, Vollenweider, P, Vonk, JM, Waeber, G, Weir, DR, Wichmann, H-E., Widen, E, Willemsen, G, Wilson, JF, Wright, AF, Conley, D., Davey-Smith, G, Franke, L, Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Johannesson, M, Kardia, SLR, Krueger, RF, Laibson, D., Martin, NG, Meyer, MN, Posthuma, D, Thurik, A.R., Timpson, NJ, Uitterlinden, A.G., Duijn, C.M. van, Visscher, P.M., Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D. & Koellinger, P.D. (2013). GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Science, 240(6139), 1467-1471.
    • Rietveld, C.A., Koellinger, P.D., Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D., Davey Smith, G., Davies, G., Deary, IJ, Johannesson, M, Plomin, R, Posthuma, D & Visscher, P.M. (2013). Are SNPs associated with educational attainment also associated with cognitive function. Behavior Genetics.
    • Rietveld, C.A., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, D.J., Koellinger, P.D., Neve, JE De, Tiemeier, H.W., Johannesson, M, Magnusson, PKE, Pedersen, NL, Krueger, RF & Bartels, M. (2013). Molecular genetics and subjective well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Ame, 110(24), 9692-9697.
    • Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D., Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Dawes, C.T., Koellinger, P.D., Magnusson, PKE, Chabris, C.F., Conley, D., Laibson, D.I., Johannesson, M & Visscher, P.M. (2012). The genetic architecture of economic and political preferences. Behavior Genetics, 42(6), 919-920.
    • Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D., Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Dawes, C.T., Koellinger, P.D., Magnusson, PKE, Chabris, C.F., Conley, D., Laibson, D.I., Johannesson, M. & Visscher, P.M. (2012). The molecular genetic architecture of economic and political preferences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Ame, 109(21), 8026-8031.[go to publisher's site]
    • Koellinger, P.D. & Thurik, A.R. (2012). Entrepreneurship and the business cycle. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(4), 1143-1156.
    • Koellinger, P.D., Minniti, M. & Schade, Ch. (2012). Gender differences in entrepreneurial propensity. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 75(2), 213-234.[go to publisher's site]
    • Rietveld, C.A., Medland, SE, Derringer, J, Benjamin, D.J., Cesarini, D. & Koellinger, P.D. (2012). Meta-analysis of Educational Attainment GWAS: the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium. Behavior Genetics, 42(6), 964-964.
    • Roessler, C. & Koellinger, P.D. (2012). Entrepreneurship and organization design. European Economic Review, 56(4), 888-902.[go to publisher's site]
    • Beauchamp, J.P., Cesarini, D., Johannesson, M., Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Koellinger, P.D., Groenen, P.J.F., Fowler, J.H., Rosenquist, J.N., Thurik, A.R. & Christakis, N.A. (2011). Molecular genetics and economics. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4), 57-82.
    • Koellinger, P.D., Minniti, M. & Schade, Ch. (2011). Excess entry and entrepreneurial decisions: The role of overconfidence. In M Minniti (Ed.), The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship (pp. 11-30). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Koellinger, P.D., Rivadeneira, F., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Thurik, A.R. & Uitterlinden, A.G. (2011). De genetica van ondernemerschap. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96(4609s), 30-36.
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Koellinger, P.D., Groenen, P.J.F., Rietveld, C.A., Rivadeneira, F., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Uitterlinden, A.G., Hofman, A. & Thurik, A.R. (2011). Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene. Small Business Economics, 37(3), 269-275.[go to publisher's site]
    • Schade, Ch., Kunreuther, H.C. & Koellinger, P.D. (2011). Protecting against low probability desasters - A large stake experiment. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25(5), 534-543.
    • Koellinger, P.D., Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Groenen, P.J.F., Thurik, A.R., Rivadeneira, F., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Uitterlinden, A.G. & Hofman, A. (2010). Genome-wide assocation studies in economics and entrepreneurship research: promises and limitations. Small Business Economics, 35(1), 1-18.[go to publisher's site]
    • Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Koellinger, P.D., Groenen, P.J.F. & Thurik, A.R. (2010). Genome-wide association studies and the genetics of entrepreneurship. European Journal of Epidemiology, 25(1), 1-3.
    • Block, J.H. & Koellinger, P.D. (2009). I can't get no satisfaction - Necessity entrepreneurship and procedural utility. Kyklos, 62(1), 191-209.
    • Koellinger, P.D. & Minniti, M. (2009). Unemployment benefits crowd out entrepreneurial activity. Economics Letters, 103(2), 96-98.
    • Koellinger, P.D. & Thurik, A.R. (2009). Ondernemerschap en de recessie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 94(4557), 202-204.
    • Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Koellinger, P.D., Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Rivadeneira, F., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Thurik, A.R. & Uitterlinden, A.G. (2008). Genome-wide association for loci influencing entrepreneurial behavior: The Rotterdam Study. Behavior Genetics, 38, 628-629.
    • Koellinger, P.D. (2008). Why are some entrepreneurs more innovative than others? Small Business Economics, 31(1), 21-37.[go to publisher's site]
    • Koellinger, P.D. (2008). The relationship between technology, innovation, and firm performance - empirical evidence from e-business in Europe. Research Policy, 37(8), 1317-1328.
    • Block, J.H. & Koellinger, P.D. (2007). Peer influence in network markets: an empirical investigation. Schmalenbach Business Review, 59(4), 364-386.
    • Koellinger, P.D., Minniti, M. & Schade, Ch. (2007). I think I can, I think I can: Overconfidence and entrepreneurial behavior. Journal of Economic Psychology, 28(4), 502-527.
    • Koellinger, P.D. & Minniti, M. (2006). Not for lack of trying: American entrepreneurship in black and white. Small Business Economics, 27(1), 59-79.
  • Book contributions (2)
    • Koellinger, P.D., Minniti, M. & Schade, Ch. (2006). Characteristics of entrepreneurs across countries - Evidence from a CART approach. In D. Demougin & Ch. Schade (Eds.), An Economic Perspective on Entrepreneurial Decision Making (pp. 51-71). Berlin: Duncker and Humblodt.
    • Koellinger, P.D. & Schade, Ch. (2006). Heuristics, biases, and the behavior of entrepreneurs. In M. Minniti (Ed.), Entrepreneurship - The Engine of Growth, Volume 1 - People (pp. 41-64). Westport: Praeger.
  • Professional publications
    • Koellinger, P.D. (2011, februari 01). Policies for high potential entrepreneurship – An economist’s perspective. Brussels, European Commission DG Enterprise - Innogrips workshop on high-growth SMEs.
  • Doctoral thesis
    • Koellinger, P.D.. Technological change - An analysis of the diffusion and implications of e-business technologies. Humboldt-University Berlin. Prom./coprom.: Ch. Schade.
Recognitions (15)
  • Editorial position (7)
    Journal Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

    Journal Journal of Business Venturing
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

    Journal Small Business Economics
    Role Associate Editor
    Start date 01-01-2009

    Journal Electronic Markets
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

    Journal Zeitschrift fur Betriebswirtschaft
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

    Journal Technovation
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

    Journal Experimental Psychology
    Role Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organisation membership (6)
    Organisation American Economic Association
    Role Member
    URL http://www.aeaweb.org/

    Organisation European Economic Association
    Role Member
    URL http://www.eeassoc.org/

    Organisation Econometric Society
    Role Member
    URL http://www.econometricsociety.org/

    Organisation Royal Economic Society
    Role Member
    URL http://www.res.org.uk/

    Organisation Verein für Socialpolitik
    Role Member
    URL http://www.socialpolitik.org/

    Organisation Academy of Management
    Role Member

  • Side position (2)
    Name organisation German Institute of Economic Research - DIW Berlin
    Role Research Affiliate

    Name organisation EIM
    Role Researcher

PhD Projects (4)

Genoeconomics - The molecular genetics of economic preferences and outcomes

Aysu Okbay
PhD Candidate: Aysu Okbay Role: Daily Supervisor Timeframe: 2012 -
 

Examples of genetic determinants of socio-economic outcomes

Niels Rietveld
PhD Candidate: Niels Rietveld Role: Daily Supervisor Timeframe: 2010 -
 

Molecular Genetics and Hormones: New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Research

Matthijs van der Loos
PhD Candidate: Matthijs van der Loos Role: Daily Supervisor Defended: 20 June 2013 Full text: Download this thesis
 
Doctoral courses (2)
2013/2014 Advances in the Economics of Entrepreneurship
Code: BERM.ASC.033
ECTS: 5
Course level: Advanced Specialisation

2012/2013 Advances in the Economics of Entrepreneurship
Code: BERM.ASC.033
ECTS: 5
Course level: Advanced Specialisation

Events (1)
Apr 25, 2007 Towards A Game-Theoretic Model of Entrepreneurial Economies
  ERIM Research Seminar | Entrepreneurship & Innovation (- 2009)

Visiting address
Office: H12-14
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
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Postal address
Postbus 1738
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Loos, M.J.H.M. van der, Haring, R, Rietveld, C.A., Baumeister, SE, Groenen, P.J.F., Hofman, A., Jong, F.H. de, Koellinger, P.D., Kohlmann, T., Nauck, M.A., Rivadeneira, F., Uitterlinden, A.G., Rooij, F.J.A. van, Wallaschofski, H. & Thurik, A.R. (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114.

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PhD Defence: Molecular Genetics and Hormones

Matthijs van der Loos presents results from novel research aiming to identify genes associated with entrepreneurship, using actual genetic data on the molecular level.

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Advances in the Economics of Entrepreneurship


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