Ph.D. (Philipp) Koellinger

Erasmus School of Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Affiliate Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2006

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.

  • P.D. Koellinger, D. Benjamin & D. Cesarini (2013). 4th workshop of the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium.
  • P.D. Koellinger (periode: 2011 t/m 2011). Principal InvestigatorPosition at: Social Science Genetic Association Consortium.
  • P.D. Koellinger (periode: 2009 t/m 2009). Principal InvestigatorPosition at: Gentrepreneur Consortium.

Key Publications (3)

  • R. de Vlaming, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, M. Johannesson, P. Magnusson, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.J.A. van Rooij, A. Hofman, P.J.F. Groenen, R. Thurik & P.D. Koellinger (2017). Meta-GWAS Accuracy and Power (MetaGAP) calculator shows that hiding heritability is partially due to imperfect genetic correlations across studies. PLoS Genetics (online), 13 (1):e1006495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006495
  • A. Baillon, P.D. Koellinger & T. Treffers (2016). Sadder but wiser: The effects of emotional states on ambiguity attitudes. Journal of Economic Psychology, 53 (April), 67-82. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2015.12.008
  • A. Okbay, J.P. Beauchamp, M.A. Fontana, J. Lee, T. Pers, C.A. Rietveld, P. Turley, G. Chen, V. Emilsson, S. Meddens, S. Oskarsson, J.K. Pickrell, K. Thom, P. Timshel, R. de Vlaming, A. Abdellaoui, T. Ahluwalia, J. Bacelis, C. Baumbach, G. Bjornsdottir, J.H. Brandsma, M. Concas, J. Derringer, N. Furlotte, T. Galesloot, G. Girotto, R. Gupta, L. Hall, S. Harris, E. Hofer, M. Horikoshi, J. Huffman, K. Kaasik, I. Kalafati, R. Karlsson, A. Kong, J. Lahti, S.J. van der Lee, C. de Leeuw, P. Lind, K. Lindgren, T. Liu, M. Mangino, J. Marten, E. Mihailov, M. Miller, P. van der Most, C. Oldmeadow, A. Payton, N. Pervjakova, W. Peyrot, Y. Qian, O. Raitakari, R. Rueedi, E. Salvi, B. Schmidt, K. Schraut, J. Shi, A. Smith, R.A. Poot, B. St Pourcain, A. Teumer, G. Thorleifsson, N. Verweij, D. Vuckovic, J. Wellmann, H. Westra, J. Yang, W. Zhao, Z. Zhu, B.Z. Alizadeh, N. Amin, A. Bakshi, S. Baumeister, G. Biino, K. Bonnelykke, P. Boyle, H. Campbell, F.P. Cappuccio, G. Davies, J. De Neve, P. Deloukas, I. Demuth, J. Ding, P. Eibich, L. Eisele, N. Eklund, D. Evans, J. Faul, M. Feitosa, A. Forstner, I. Gandin, B. Gunnarsson, B. Halldorsson, T.B. Harris, A. Heath, L. Hocking, E. Holliday, G. Homuth, M. Horan, J. Hottenga, P. De Jager, P. Joshi, A. Jugessur, M. Kaakinen, M. Kahonen, S. Kanoni, L. Keltigangas-Jarvinen, L.A.L.M. Kiemeney, I. Kolcic, S. Koskinen, A. Kraja, M. Kroh, Z. Kutalik, A. Latvala, L. Launer, M. Lebreton, D. Levinson, P. Lichtenstein, P. Lichtner, D. Liewald, A. Loukola, P. Madden, R. Magi, T. Maki-Opas, R. Marioni, P. Marques-Vidal, G. Meddens, G. McMahon, C. Meisinger, T. Meitinger, Y. Milaneschi, L. Milani, G. Montgomery, R. Myhre, C. Nelson, D. Nyholt, W. Ollier, A. Palotie, L. Paternoster, N. Pedersen, K. Petrovic, D.J. Porteous, K. Raikkonen, S. Ring, A. Robino, O. Rostapshova, I. Rudan, A. Rustichini, V. Salomaa, A. Sanders, A. Sarin, H. Schmidt, R.J. Scott, B. Smith, J. Smith, J. Staessen, E. Steinhagen-Thiessen, K. Strauch, A. Terracciano, M. Tobin, S. Ulivi, S. Vaccargiu, L. Quaye, F.J.A. van Rooij, C. Venturini, A. Vinkhuyzen, U. Volker, H. Volzke, J. Vonk, D. Vozzi, J. Waage, E. Ware, G. Willemsen, J. Attia, D. Bennett, K. Berger, L. Bertram, H. Bisgaard, D.I. Boomsma, I. Borecki, U. Bultmann, C.F. Chabris, F. Cucca, D. Cusi, I. Deary, G. Dedoussis, C.M. van Duijn, J. Eriksson, B. Franke, L. Franke, P. Gasparini, P. Gejman, C. Gieger, H. Grabe, J. Gratten, P.J.F. Groenen, V. Gudnason, P. van der Harst, C. Hayward, D. Hinds, W. Hoffmann, E. Hyppnen, W. Iacono, B. Jacobsson, M. Jarvelin, K. Jockel, J. Kaprio, S. Kardia, T. Lehtimaki, S. Lehrer, P. Magnusson, N. Martin, M. McGue, A. Metspalu, N. Pendleton, B. Penninx, M. Perola, N. Pirastu, M. Pirastu, O. Polasek, D. Posthuma, C. Power, M. Province, N. Samani, D. Schlessinger, R. Schmidt, T.I.A. Sorensen, T.D. Spector, K. Stefansson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A.R. Thurik, N. Timpson, H.W. Tiemeier, J. Tung, A.G. Uitterlinden, V. Vitart, P. Vollenweider, D. Weir, J. Wilson, A. Wright, D. Conley, R. Krueger, G.D. Smith, A. Hofman, D.I. Laibson, S. Medland, M. Meyer, J. Yang, M. Johannesson, P.M. Visscher, T. Esko, P.D. Koellinger, D. Cesarini & D.J. Benjamin (2016). Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment. Nature, 533 (7604), 539-542. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature17671
  • P.D. Koellinger, J.N. Mell, I. Pohl, C. Roessler & T. Treffers (2015). Self-employed But Looking: A Labour Market Experiment. Economica, 82 (325), 137-161. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecca.12115[go to publisher's site]
  • M.E. Ward, G. McMahon, B. St Pourcain, D. Evans, C.A. Rietveld, D.J. Benjamin, P.D. Koellinger, D. Cesarini, T. SSGAC, G. Davey Smith & N. Timpson (2014). Genetic variation associated with differential educational attainment in adults has anticipated associations with school performance in children. PLoS One (print), 9 (7), e100248. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0100248[go to publisher's site]
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, C.A. Rietveld, N. Eklund, P.D. Koellinger, F. Rivadeneira Ramirez, G. Abecasis, G. Ankra-Badu, S. Baumeister, D.J. Benjamin, R. Biffar, S. Blankenberg, D.I. Boomsma, D. Cesarini, F. Cucca, E.J.C. de Geus, G. Dedoussis, P. Deloukas, M. Dimitriou, G. Eiriksdottir, J. Eriksson, C. Gieger, V. Gudnason, B. Hoehne, R. Holle, J.J. Hottenga, A.J. Isaacs, M. Jarvelin, M. Johannesson, M. Kaakinen, M. Kahonen, S. Kanoni, M. Laaksonen, J. Lahti, L.J. Launer, T. Lehtimaki, M. Loitfelder, P. Magnusson, S. Naitza, B.A. Oostra, M. Perola, K. Petrovic, L. Quaye, O. Raitakari, S. Ripatti, P. Scheet, D. Schlessinger, C. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, R. Schmidt, A. Senft, A. Smith, T.D. Spector, I. Surakka, R. Svento, A. Terracciano, E. Tikkanen, C. van Duijn, J. Viikari, H. Voelzke, H. Wichmann, P. Wild, S.M. Willems, G. Willemsen, F.J.A. van Rooij, P.J.F. Groenen, A.G. Uitterlinden, A. Hofman & A.R. Thurik (2013). The Molecular Genetic Architecture of Self-Employment. PLoS One (print), 8 (4), e60542. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0060542[go to publisher's site]
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, R. Haring, C.A. Rietveld, S. Baumeister, P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, F.H. de Jong, P.D. Koellinger, T. Kohlmann, M.A. Nauck, F. Rivadeneira Ramirez, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.J.A. van Rooij, H. Wallaschofski & A.R. Thurik (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2013.06.003[go to publisher's site]
  • C.A. Rietveld, S. Medland, J. Derringer, J. Yang, T. Esko, N.W. Martin, H. Westra, K. Shakhbazov, A. Abdellaoui, A. Agrawal, E. Albrecht, B.Z. Alizadeh, N. Amin, J. Barnard, S. Baumeister, K. Benke, L. Bielak, J. Boatman, P. Boyle, G. Davies, C. de Leeuw, N. Eklund, D. Evans, R. Fehrmann, K. Fischer, C. Gieger, H. Gjessing, S. Hägg, J. Harris, C. Hayward, C. Holzapfel, C.A. Verbaas, E. Ingelsson, B. Jacobsson, P. Joshi, A. Jugessur, M. Kaakinen, S. Kanoni, J. Karjalainen, I. Kolcic, K. Kristiansson, Z. Kutalik, J. Lahti, S. Lee, P. Lin, P. Lind, Y. Liu, K. Lohman, M. Loitfelder, G. McMahon, P. Marques Vidal, O. Meirelles, L. Milani, R. Myhre, M. Nuotio, C. Oldmeadow, K. Petrovic, W. Peyrot, O. Polasek, L. Quaye, E. Reinmaa, J. Rice, T. Rizzi, H. Schmidt, R. Schmidt, A. Smith, J. Smith, T. Tanaka, A. Terracciano, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, V. Vitart, H. Völzke, J. Wellmann, L. Yu, W. Zhao, J. Allik, J. Attia, S. Bandinelli, F. Bastardot, J. Beauchamp, D. Bennett, K. Berger, L. Bierut, D.I. Boomsma, U. Bültmann, H. Campbell, C.F. Chabris, L. Cherkas, M. Chung, F. Cucca, M. de Andrade, P. De Jager, J.E. De Neve, I. Deary, G. Dedoussis, P. Deloukas, M. Dimitriou, G. Eiriksdottir, M. Elderson, J. Eriksson, D. Evans, J. Faul, L. Ferrucci, M. Garcia, H. Grönberg, V. Gudnason, P. Hall, J. Harris, T.B. Harris, N. Hastie, A. Heath, D. Hernandez, W. Hoffmann, W.H.A. Hofman, R. Holle, E. Holliday, J.J. Hottenga, W. Iacono, T. Illig, M. Järvelin, M. Kähönen, J. Kaprio, R. Kirkpatrick, M. Kowgier, A. Latvala, L.J. Launer, D. Lawlor, T. Lehtimäki, J. Li, P. Lichtenstein, P. Lichtner, D. Liewald, P. Madden, P. Magnusson, T. Mäkinen, M. Masala, M. McGue, A. Metspalu, A. Mielck, M. Miller, G. Montgomery, S. Mukherjee, D. Nyholt, B.A. Oostra, L. Palmer, A. Palotie, B. Penninx, M. Perola, P. Peyser, M. Preisig, K. Räikkönen, O. Raitakari, A. Realo, S. Ring, S. Ripatti, F. Rivadeneira, I. Rudan, A. Rustichini, V. Salomaa, A. Sarin, D. Schlessinger, R.J. Scott, H. Snieder, B. St Pourcain, J. Starr, J. Sul, I. Surakka, R. Svento, A. Teumer, T. Lifelines Cohort Study, H. Tiemeier, F.J.A. van Rooij, D. Van Wagoner, E. Vartiainen, J. Viikari, P. Vollenweider, J. Vonk, G. Waeber, D. Weir, H. Wichmann, E. Widen, G. Willemsen, J. Wilson, A. Wright, D. Conley, G. Davey-Smith, L. Franke, P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, M. Johannesson, S. Kardia, R. Krueger, D. Laibson, N. Martin, M. Meyer, D. Posthuma, A.R. Thurik, N. Timpson, A.G. Uitterlinden, C.M. van Duijn, P.M. Visscher, D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini & P.D. Koellinger (2013). GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Science, 240 (6139), 1467-1471. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1235488[go to publisher's site]
  • C.A. Rietveld, D. Cesarini, D.J. Benjamin, P.D. Koellinger, J. De Neve, H.W. Tiemeier, M. Johannesson, P. Magnusson, N. Pedersen, R. Krueger & M. Bartels (2013). Molecular genetics and subjective well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Ame, 110 (24), 9692-9697. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1222171110[go to publisher's site]
  • M. Mazar, C. Dawes, P.J. Loewen, D. Cesarini, P.D. Koellinger, M. Johannesson & P. Magnusson (2013). The heritability of moral standards for everyday dishonesty. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 93 (september), 363-366. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2013.05.001[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger & A.R. Thurik (2012). Entrepreneurship and the business cycle. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (4), 1143-1156. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00224[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger, M. Minniti & Ch. Schade (2012). Gender differences in entrepreneurial propensity. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 75 (2), 213-234. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.2011.00689.x[go to publisher's site]
  • D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, C.T. Dawes, P.D. Koellinger, P. Magnusson, C.F. Chabris, D. Conley, D.I. Laibson, M. Johannesson & P.M. Visscher (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. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1120666109[go to publisher's site]
  • C. Roessler & P.D. Koellinger (2012). Entrepreneurship and organization design. European Economic Review, 56 (4), 888-902. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2012.02.014[go to publisher's site]
  • D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, C.T. Dawes, P.D. Koellinger, P. Magnusson, C.F. Chabris, D. Conley, D.I. Laibson, M. Johannesson & P.M. Visscher (2012). The genetic architecture of economic and political preferences. Behavior Genetics, 42 (6), 919-920. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10519-012-9566-6[go to publisher's site]
  • Ch. Schade, H.C. Kunreuther & P.D. Koellinger (2011). Protecting against low probability desasters - A large stake experiment. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25 (5), 534-543. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdm.754[go to publisher's site]
  • J.P. Beauchamp, D. Cesarini, M. Johannesson, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Groenen, J.H. Fowler, J.N. Rosenquist, A.R. Thurik & N.A. Christakis (2011). Molecular genetics and economics. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25 (4), 57-82. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1257jep.25.4.57[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger, M. Minniti & Ch. Schade (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
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Groenen, C.A. Rietveld, F. Rivadeneira, F.J.A. van Rooij, A.G. Uitterlinden, A. Hofman & A.R. Thurik (2011). Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene. Small Business Economics, 37 (3), 269-275. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-011-9339-2[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.J.F. Groenen, A.R. Thurik, F. Rivadeneira, F.J.A. van Rooij, A.G. Uitterlinden & A. Hofman (2010). Genome-wide assocation studies in economics and entrepreneurship research: promises and limitations. Small Business Economics, 35 (1), 1-18. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-010-9286-3[go to publisher's site]
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Groenen & A.R. Thurik (2010). Genome-wide association studies and the genetics of entrepreneurship. European Journal of Epidemiology, 25 (1), 1-3. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10654-009-9418-8[go to publisher's site]
  • J.H. Block & P.D. Koellinger (2009). I can't get no satisfaction - Necessity entrepreneurship and procedural utility. Kyklos, 62 (1), 191-209. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6435.2009.00431.x
  • P.D. Koellinger & M. Minniti (2009). Unemployment benefits crowd out entrepreneurial activity. Economics Letters, 103 (2), 96-98. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2009.02.002[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger (2008). Why are some entrepreneurs more innovative than others? Small Business Economics, 31 (1), 21-37. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-008-9107-0[go to publisher's site]
  • P.D. Koellinger (2008). The relationship between technology, innovation, and firm performance - empirical evidence from e-business in Europe. Research Policy, 37 (8), 1317-1328. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2008.04.024[go to publisher's site]
  • P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, P.D. Koellinger, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, F. Rivadeneira, F.J.A. van Rooij, A.R. Thurik & A.G. Uitterlinden (2008). Genome-wide association for loci influencing entrepreneurial behavior: The Rotterdam Study. Behavior Genetics, 38, 628-629. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10519-008-9228-x
  • P.D. Koellinger, M. Minniti & Ch. Schade (2007). I think I can, I think I can: Overconfidence and entrepreneurial behavior. Journal of Economic Psychology, 28 (4), 502-527. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2006.11.002
  • J.H. Block & P.D. Koellinger (2007). Peer influence in network markets: an empirical investigation. Schmalenbach Business Review, 59 (4), 364-386.
  • P.D. Koellinger & M. Minniti (2006). Not for lack of trying: American entrepreneurship in black and white. Small Business Economics, 27 (1), 59-79. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-006-0019-6
  • P.D. Koellinger & Ch. Schade (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
  • P.D. Koellinger, M. Minniti & Ch. Schade (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
  • P.D. Koellinger. Technological change - An analysis of the diffusion and implications of e-business technologies. Humboldt-University Berlin Prom./coprom.: Ch. Schade.
  • P.D. Koellinger (2011, februari 1). Policies for high potential entrepreneurship – An economist’s perspective. Brussels, European Commission DG Enterprise - Innogrips workshop on high-growth SMEs.
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, P.D. Koellinger, F. Rivadeneira, F.J.A. van Rooij, A.R. Thurik & A.G. Uitterlinden (2011). De genetica van ondernemerschap. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96 (4609s), 30-36.
  • P.D. Koellinger & A.R. Thurik (2009). Ondernemerschap en de recessie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 94 (4557), 202-204.
Aysu Okbay

Essays on Genetics and the Social Sciences

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Aysu Okbay
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2017
Ronald de Vlaming

Linear Mixed Models in Statistical Genetics

Niels Rietveld

Essays on the Intersection of Economics and Biology

Editorial positions

  • Small Business Economics

    Associate Editor

  • Journal of Business Venturing

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Technovation

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Experimental Psychology

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Zeitschrift fur Betriebswirtschaft

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Electronic Markets

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Membership

Side positions

  • German Institute of Economic Research - DIW Berlin

    Research Affiliate

  • EIM

    Researcher


Address

Visiting address

Office: Tinbergen Building H12-14
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Work in progress

P.D. Koellinger, D. Benjamin & D. Cesarini (2013). 4th workshop of the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium.
P.D. Koellinger (periode: 2011 t/m 2011). Principal InvestigatorPosition at: Social Science Genetic Association Consortium.

Latest publication

R. de Vlaming, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, M. Johannesson, P. Magnusson, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.J.A. van Rooij, A. Hofman, P.J.F. Groenen, R. Thurik & P.D. Koellinger (2017). Meta-GWAS Accuracy and Power (MetaGAP) calculator shows that hiding heritability is partially due to imperfect genetic correlations across studies. PLoS Genetics (online), 13 (1):e1006495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006495