Dr Dainis Zegners

Dainis Zegners

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Dainis Zegners is Assistant Professor at the Department of Technology and Operations Management at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University.

Dainis’s research focuses on how firms manage information asymmetries on digital platforms and online marketplaces. He examines this question in the context of media markets such as the e-book market and online news using both economic modelling and empirical techniques such as machine learning and text mining.

Dainis holds a Ph.D. and in Management from LMU Munich and a Diploma (equivalent to M.Sc.) in Economics from the University of Bonn. Before joining the Rotterdam School of Management, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Cologne.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management


Key Publications

  • D.K. Zegners & T. Kretschmer (2017). Competition with Aftermarket Power when Consumers are Heterogeneous. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 26 (1), 96-122. doi: 10.1111/jems.12179

Work in Progress

Scholarly Publications (3)


Business Architecture and Transformation

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM03BIM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

BIM Research Methods I

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05BIM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Strategy and Economics of Platforms

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME131
  • ECTS: 6

BIM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTBIM
  • ECTS: 16