Department of Economics

Dr. merc

Room: POR/16.A-2.68
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+45 23326495 or +1 203 393 5915
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
Publications sorted by:
Xiangyang Tao; Qingxian An; Yao Chen; Peter Bogetoft / Cost of Effort in Benchmarking : Exploration and Applications.
In: INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2024, p. 153-181
Journal article > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Jasone Ramírez-Ayerbe; Dolores Romero Morales / Counterfactual Analysis and Target Setting in Benchmarking
In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 315, No. 3, 6.2024, p. 1083-1095
Journal article > peer review
Mohsen Afsharian; Heinz Ahn; Peter Bogetoft; Sara Kamali; Ana Lopes-Ahn / Endogenous System-wide Output Prices in Incentive Regulation
In: European Journal of Operational Research, 4.6.2024
Journal article > peer review
Mohsen Afsharian; Sara Kamali; Heinz Ahn; Peter Bogetoft / Individualized Second Stage Corrections in Data Envelopment Analysis
In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 317, No. 2, 9.2024, p. 563-577
Journal article > peer review
Mohsen Afsharian; Peter Bogetoft / Limiting Flexibility in Nonparametric Efficiency Evaluations : An Ex Post K-centroid Clustering Approach.
In: European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 311, No. 2, 12.2023, p. 633-647
Journal article > peer review
Robert John Kolesar; Peter Bogetoft; Vanara Chea; Guido Erreygers; Sambo Pheakdey / Advancing Universal Health Coverage in the COVID-19 Era : An Assessment of Public Health Services Technical Efficiency and Applied Cost Allocation in Cambodia.
In: Health Economics Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2022
Journal article > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Anita Eskesen / Balancing Information Rents and Service Differentiation in Utility Regulation
In: Energy Economics, Vol. 106, 2.2022
Journal article > peer review
Giovanna Ottaviani Aalmo; Beniamino Gioli; Divina Gracia P. Rodriguez; Diana Tuomasjukka; Maria Chiara Pastore; Fabio Salbitano; Peter Bogetoft; Arne Sæbø; Cecil Konijnendijk / Development of a Novel Framework for the Assessment and Improvement of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Actions in Europe
In: Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, Vol. 4, 29.3.2022
Journal article > peer review
Peter Bogetoft; Pieter Jan Kerstens / Distinguishing Useful and Wasteful Slack
In: Operations Research, 28.12.2022
Journal article > peer review
Tessa Voeseneka; Victoria Shestalova; Misja Mikkers; Per J. Agrell; Peter Bogetoft / Efficiency Incentives in the Nursing Home Sector : Lessons from Implementing the new Quality Framework in the Netherlands.
In: Decision Analytics Journal, Vol. 3, 6.2022
Journal article > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities

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.

Partisia Applications ApS, executive board.

The last year s, I have helped a few law firms estimate damages in court cases, evaluate economic analysis, etc.