Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics


Room: KIL/14.A-3.72

Thomas Rønde holds a professorship in innovation and entrepreneurship. He did his Ph.D. at University Pompeu Fabra (Spain) in 1999 and has previously held positions at University of Copenhagen and University of Mannheim.  His primary research interests are innovation, organizational economics, and competition policy. Thomas Rønde has published in leading field journals across various fields like Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Management Science, and Review of Financial Studies. He is Ph.D. coordinator at INO and is Chief Economist at the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority.

Primary research areas
  • Industrial organization and competition policy
  • R&D competition and management of technology
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Industrial Organization (HA(mat.))
  • Konkurrenceret og Industriøkonomi (HA(jur.))
Selected publications
  • Fosfuri, A., M. Motta, and T. Rønde: Foreign Direct Investments and Spillovers through Workers’ Mobility. In: Journal of International Economics, February 2001, 53, p. 205-222.
  • Holthausen, C. and T. Rønde: Regulating Access to International Large-Value Payment Systems. In: The Review of Financial Studies, Winter 2002, 15, p. 1561-1586.
  • Arora, A., A. Fosfuri, and T. Rønde: Managing Licensing in Markets for Technology. In: Management Science, Vol. 59, no. 5, 5.2013, p. 1092-1106.
  • Henkel, J., T. Rønde, and M. Wagner: And the Winner is - Acquired : Entrepreneurship as a Contest Yielding Radical Innovations. In: Research Policy, March 2015, 44, no. 2, p. 295–310.
  • Kaiser, U., H.C. Kongsted, and T. Rønde: Does the mobility of R&D labor increase innovation? In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, February 2015, 110, p. 91–105.
Publications & dissemination
Niels Vestergaard; Thomas Rønde; Virpi Kristina Tuunainen; Tooraj Jamasb; Sally Dibb; Marie-Thérèse Claes; Friederike Wall / Evaluation of the Social Sciences in Norway : Report from Panel 6 – Economic-administrative Research Area.
Lysaker : Forskningsrådet 2018, 246 p.
Joachim Henkel; Thomas Rønde / High Risk or Low Cost : Dichotomous Choices of R&D Strategy by Startups in Markets for Technology.
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
Joachim Henkel; Thomas Rønde; Marcus Wagner / And the Winner is - Acquired : Entrepreneurship as a Contest Yielding Radical Innovations.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2015, p. 295-310
Journal article
Ulrich Kaiser; H.C. Kongsted; Thomas Rønde / Does the Mobility of R&D Labor Increase Innovation?
In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 110, 2.2015, p. 91-105
Journal article
Ulrich Kaiser; Susan J. Mendez; Thomas Rønde; Hannes Ullrich / Drug Pricing Reforms : The Danish Experience.
In: European Pharmaceutical Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2015, p. 18-19
Journal article
Martin Ruckes; Thomas Rønde / Dynamic Incentives in Organizations : Success and Inertia.
In: Manchester School, Vol. 83, No. 4, 2015, p. 475-497
Journal article
Ulrich Kaiser; Susan J. Méndez; Thomas Rønde; Hannes Ullrich / Regulation of Pharmaceutical Prices : Evidence from a Reference Price Reform in Denmark.
In: Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 36, 7.2014, p. 174-187
Journal article
Ashish Arora; Andrea Fosfuri; Thomas Rønde / Managing Licensing in a Market for Technology
In: Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 5, 5.2013, p. 1092-1106
Journal article
Andrea Fosfuri; Thomas Rønde / Skunk Works
In: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. ed. /Mie Augier ; David Teece. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan 2013
Encyclopedia chapter
Chiara Fumagalli; Massimo Motta; Thomas Rønde / Exclusive Dealing : Investment Promotion May Facilitate Inefficient Foreclosure.
In: Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 60, No. 4, 12.2012, p. 599-608
Journal article
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