Enrico Pennings is professor of applied economics, specialized in industrial organisation, strategy and innovation.


Enrico Pennings

Enrico Pennings


Enrico Pennings is an associate of SEOR. He works as professor of applied industrial organisation at the Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and is fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and member of ERIM. Enrico is also vice dean and research director of the Erasmus School of Economics. Before this, he has been employed at KU Leuven, University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and University Bocconi in Milano. Furthermore, he has worked as an advisor for the European Commission, ministeries and technological companies. Enrico is specialised in themes such as innovation, strategy, market entry and competition. 


  • 2018 - present      Associate, SEOR
  • 2018 - present      Vice dean and research director, Erasmus School of Economics
  • 2018 - present      Associate Director, ERIM (EUR)
  • 2013 - present      Member of Board of Directors, Erasmus UPT BV and IHS BV
  • 2012 - present      Professor Applied Industrial OrganisationErasmus School of Economics
  • 2011 - present      Fellow, ERIM (EUR)
  • 2005 - present      Fellow, Tinbergen Institute
  • 2013 - 2018           Director of the department Applied Economics, Erasmus School of Economics
  • 2008 - 2012           Professor Applied Industrial Organisation by special appointment, Erasmus School of Economics
  • 2004 - 2008           Assistent professor and associate professor, Erasmus School of Economics
  • 2001 - 2004           Assistent professor, University Bocconi
  • 1999 - 2001           Postdoc, University Pompeu Fabra
  • 1997 - 1999           Postdoc, KU Leuven


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