Dr. B. (Bas) Karreman

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Associate Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2006

Bas Karreman is an Associate Professor in the department of Applied Economics. His research interests are in the field organization and strategy, with a particular focus on the financial services industry and emerging markets. Most of his work relates to financial center development in mainland China and Hong Kong and the network development of multinational banks in Central and Eastern Europe. He coordinates and teaches the course "Organization & Strategy", for which he was elected Lecturer-of-the-Year by the students of the economics and business program in 2009-2010. He was also designated Top Lecturer by the Erasmus School of Economics in 2010. Since 2008, he acts as liaison officer for the Erasmus University China Center.


  • Academic (13)
    • Kerkemezos, Y., Pennings, E., Karreman, B., & van Reeven, P. (2023). Price asymmetries and the path dependence of market power: Evidence from the U.S. airline industry. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 87, [102921]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijindorg.2023.102921

    • Feng, K., Karreman, B., Zeng, D., & Pennings, E. (Accepted/In press). R&D collaboration, social coordination, and standardization: evidence from the Chinese automotive industry. Journal of Technology Transfer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-022-09972-8

    • Karreman, B., Burger, M., & Van Eenennaam, F. (2018). Revealed competition between cluster organisations: An exploratory analysis of the European life sciences sector. Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 51(3), 705-723. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X18802325

    • Karreman, B., Burger, M., & van Oort, F. (2017). Location choices of multinationals in Europe: the role of overseas communities. Economic Geography, 93(2), 131-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2016.1248939

    • Bhaskarabhatla, A., Chatterjee, C., & Karreman, B. (2016). Hit where it hurts: Cartel policing using targeted sales and supply embargoes. The Journal of Law and Economics, 59(4), 805-846. https://doi.org/10.1086/691093

    • Burger, M., Karreman, B., & Van Eenennaam, F. (2015). The competitive advantage of clusters: cluster organisations and greenfield FDI in the European life sciences industry. Geoforum, 65(1), 179-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.07.019

    • Dogaru, T., Burger, M., Karreman, B., & van Oort, F. (2015). Functional and sectoral division of labour within Central and Eastern European countries: evidence from greenfield FDI. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 106(1), 120-129. https://doi.org/10.1111/tesg.12093

    • Schiller, D., Burger, M., & Karreman, B. (2015). The functional and sectoral division of labour between Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta: from complementarities in production to competition in producer services? Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 47(1), 188-208. https://doi.org/10.1068/a140128p

    • Dogaru, T., Burger, M., Van Oort, FG., & Karreman, B. (2014). The geography of multinational corporations in CEE countries: perspectives for second-tier city regions and European cohesion policy. Investigaciones Regionales (print), 29, 193-214.

    • Karreman, B., & Knaap, GA. (2012). The geography of equity listing and financial centre competition in mainland China and Hong Kong. Journal of Economic Geography, 12(4), 899-922. https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lbr046

    • Burger, M., & Karreman, B. (2010). Worldwide differences in executive pay, culture, well-being, and economic growth. Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 42(2), 255-256. https://doi.org/10.1068/a42144

    • Karreman, B. (2009). Financial geographies and emerging markets in Europe. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 100(2), 260-266. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9663.2009.00534.x

    • Karreman, B., & Knaap, GA. (2009). The financial centres of Shanghai and Hong Kong: competition or complementarity? Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 41(3), 563-580. https://doi.org/10.1068/a40230

  • Professional (7)
    • Karreman, B., Wang, Z., & van Oort, F. (2020). Door leenstelsel kiezen havisten vaker studie met hoog verwacht salaris. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 105(4792), 550-553. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/132070

    • De Jager, M., Lentfert, S., & Karreman, B. (2015). Shared service centers: van besparing naar waardecreatie. Executive Finance, 1(3), 30-33.

    • Karreman, B. (2014). De mondiale opkomst van Chinese ondernemingen: Go Global! Tijdschrift voor het Economisch Onderwijs, 114(1), 32-33.

    • Karreman, B. (2013). Wanneer vliegt de eerste low-cost luchtvaartmaatschappij intercontinentaal? Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 98(4657), 224.

    • Karreman, B., Nacken, T., & Pennings, E. (2013). Arabische lente voor de EBRD. Internationale Spectator, 67(4), 46-51.

    • Karreman, B., & Pennings, E. (2011). De volgende fusie- en overnamegolf. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96(4619), 589-591.

    • Brienen, MJ., Burger, M., & Karreman, B. (2011). Chinese Investeringen in Europa en Nederland. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96(4603), 74-76. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/22484

  • Professional (2)
    • Karreman, B., Werner, G., van der Molen, H., Osseweijer, EM., Ackermann, M., Schmidt, H., & van der Wal, E. (2018). Academic Writing Skills for Economics and Business Administration. Boom Uitgevers. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/112936

    • Karreman, B., Werner, G., van der Molen, H., Osseweijer, EM., Ackermann, M., Schmidt, H., & van der Wal, E. (2016). Zelf leren schrijven voor economie en bedrijfskunde. Boom Lemma.

  • Academic (1)
    • Burger, M., & Karreman, B. (2010). Foreign Direct Investment, China and the World Economy. Regional Studies, 44, 1302-1304.

  • Academic (1)
    • Karreman, B. (2009). Financiele centra en opkomende economieen in Europa. In L. van der Laan, & M. Versantvoort (Eds.), Netwerken en Regionale Analyse (pp. 47-56). Uitgeverij Eburon.

  • Academic (1)
    • Rosch, M., Gerritse, M., Karreman, B., van Oort, F., & Loog, B. (2022). Do firms or workers drive the foreign acquisition wage premium? Tinbergen Institute. https://papers.tinbergen.nl/22014.pdf

  • Internal (1)
    • Karreman, B. (2011). Financial Services and Emerging Markets. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

  • Professional (1)
    • Meijaard, J., van Fraassen, M., Prince, Y., Hek, P., Nacken, T., Karreman, B., Pennings, E., & Belderbos, RA. (2020). Evaluatie van de NFIA 2010-2018. MIR i.o.v. Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat.

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