Department of Economics

Dr. merc

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E-mail: pb.eco@cbs.dk

Peter Bogetoft has published more than 80 scientific articles and 7 books and have made important contributions to a wide variety of areas, including planning, accounting, political economics, mechanism design, decision theory, industrial organization, cooperatives, and the design of production contracts.

His research ranges from pure theory, over empirical testing of theory, to normative applications in regulation, contract design and decision support.

He has been involved in a series of projects with industry and governmental bodies in many European countries on the application of theories, in particular with respect to regulation and benchmarking.

Primary research areas
  • Decision and game theory
  • Contract theory and regulation
  • Performance evaluation and benchmarking
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Contract, agency and game theory, Elite Oecon Program


Peter Bogetoft has been the main supervisor of more than 20+ PhD students.

Other teaching activities

PhD course in Benchmarking

Selected publications
  • Bogetoft, P. and H.B.Olesen, Design of Production Contracts: Lessons from Theory and Agriculture, pp. 1-207, CBS-Press, 2004
  • Bogetoft, P. and D.Wang, Estimating the Potential Gains from Mergers, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 23, pp. 145-171, 2005
  • Bogetoft, P. e.a. Secure Multiparty Computation Goes Live, Financial Cryptography, pp 325-343, 2009
  • Bogetoft, P. and L. Otto, Benchmarking with DEA, SFA and R, Springer, New York, pp. 1-351, 2011
  • Bogetoft, P., Performance Benchmarking - Measuring and Managing Performance, Springer, New York, pp 1-265, 2012
  • Bogetoft, P., Procurement with asymmetric information about fixed and variable costs, with Rick Antle, Journal of Accounting Research, 56(5): 1417-1452, 2018
  • Bogetoft, P., Mix Stickiness under Asymmetric Cost Information, with Rick Antle, Management Science, 65(6): 2787-2812, 2019
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Niels Strange; Peter Bogetoft; Giovanna Ottaviani Aalmo; Bruce Talbot; Anders Holm Holt; Rasmus Astrup / Applications of DEA and SFA in Benchmarking Studies in Forestry : State-of-the-Art and Future Directions .
In: International Journal of Forest Engineering, 2021
Review > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Jesper Wittrup / Benefit-of-the-Doubt Approach to Workload Indicators : Simplifying the Use of Case Weights in Court Evaluations.
In: Omega, Vol. 103, 9.2021
Journal article > peer review
Peter Bogetoft / How Upstream Cooperatives Limit Downstream Holdups
In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 181, 1.2021, p. 156-168
Journal article > peer review
Giovanna Ottaviani Aalmo; Pieter Jan Kerstens; Helmer Belbo; Peter Bogetoft; Bruce Talbot / Efficiency Drivers in Harvesting Operations in Mixed Boreal Stands : A Norwegian Case Study.
In: International Journal of Forest Engineering, 17.6.2020
Journal article > peer review
Sandra Benítez Peña; Peter Bogetoft; Dolores Romero Morales / Feature Selection in Data Envelopment Analysis : A Mathematical Optimization approach.
In: Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 96, 10.2020
Journal article > peer review
Mohsen Afsharian; Peter Bogetoft / Identifying Production Units with Outstanding Performance
In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 287, No. 3, 12.2020, p. 1191-1194
Journal article > peer review
Heinz Ahn; Peter Bogetoft; Ana Lopes / Measuring Potential Sub-unit Efficiency to Counter the Aggregation Bias in Benchmarking
In: Journal of Business Economics, Vol. 89, No. 1, 2.2019, p. 53-77
Journal article > peer review
Rick Antle; Peter Bogetoft / Mix Stickiness under Asymmetric Cost Information
In: Management Science, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2019, p. 2787–2812
Journal article > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Misja Mikkers; Victoria Shestalova / Population-based Financing : The Future of Healthcare?.
In: The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing: An International Comparison of Models and Outcomes. . ed. /Wolf Sauter; Jos Boertjens; Johan van Manen; Misja Mikkers. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2019, p. 129–149 (Elgar Studies in Health and the Law)
Book chapter > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Lene Kromann / Evaluating Treatment Effects Using Data Envelopment Analysis on Matched Samples : An Analysis of Electronic Information Sharing and Firm Performance.
In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 270, No. 1, 10.2018, p. 302-313
Journal article > peer review
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Bogetoft ApS / Ibensoft ApS,  owner, research spin-off, benchmarking, contracting, regulation, software, and investment activities

Partisia ApS, executive board, research spin-off, advanced cryptography, business economics, auctions, and software development

Secata ApS,  executive board, research spin-off, benchmarking, big data, block-chain