Dr Dainis Zegners

Dainis Zegners

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

Profile

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.

Publications

  • Academic (2)
    • Strittmatter, A., Sunde, U., & Zegners, D. (2020). Life Cycle Patterns of Cognitive Performance over the Long Run. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Ame, 117(44), 27255-27261. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2006653117

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

Media

Media items

  • Gaming for the head: how to train the brain playfully

    Dainis Zegners. Assistant Professor at the Department of Technology and Operations Management at RSM, took part in research about brain performance in playing chess.

  • Working from home could be damaging for mentally demanding tasks

    Working from home, whilst doing complicated tasks and detailed thinking, might have adverse effects on doing cognitive tasks, according to research using chess players. The research is carried out by Dr Dainis Zegners,…

  • Research Home working makes difficult tasks harder

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Are Mentally Demanding Tasks More Difficult To Handle At Home?

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • “The Queen’s Gambit” is right: young chess stars always usurp the old

    Article about a research on Chess Players by Dainis Zegners. The results state that Chess champions decline with age and each generation is better than the last. The research confirms the recently added Netflix serie 'The Queen's…

  • Thuiswerken schaadt kwaliteit van mentaal zware arbeid. ‘Veeleisend werk gaat online minder goed’

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Thuiswerk blijkt minder geschikt voor mentaal zware taken

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • 'Online werken moet niet te gemakkelijk de norm worden'

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Working from home appears to be less suitable for mentally demanding...

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • MAAK THUISWERKEN NIET AUTOMATISCH HET NIEUWE NORMAAL'

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • 'THUISWERKEN MINDER GESCHIKT VOOR MENTAAL ZWARE TAKEN'

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Thuiswerken blijkt minder geschikt voor déze taken

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Thuiswerk blijkt minder geschikt voor mentaal zware taken

    Article about the effects of working from home. Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Making the right move?

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Leistungsfähigkeit des Gehirns in den vergangenen 125 Jahren gestiegen

    We all use our cognitive abilities every day to perceive and process information. We are doing better today than 100 years ago, as a new empirical study shows. But we have to come to terms with the fact that from around our…

  • Kognitive Leistungsfähigkeit - Fitter als unsere Vorfahren

    We all use our cognitive abilities every day to perceive and process information. We are doing better today than 100 years ago, as a new empirical study shows. But we have to come to terms with the fact that from around our…

  • Productiviteit: cognitief lastige taak thuis moeilijker te doen

    Article about the effects of working from home.Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Zijn mentaal veeleisende taken thuis moeilijker uit te voeren?

    Article about the effects of working from home. Working from home can have adverse effects on the performance of cognitive tasks, according to research by Dr Dainis Zegners of RSM. Dr. Zegners and his fellow researchers from…

  • Mentally demanding tasks are harder to handle at home

    A new study looking at skills in online chess tournaments from RSM, Erasmus University claims that working from home could be damaging for mentally demanding tasks.Working from home, whilst doing complicated tasks and detailed…

  • Hjemme godt, ude bedst

    Article about working from home in Denmark during the corona crisis. It adresses the negative consequences of working from home. Mentally demanding tasks are more difficult to handle at home than when you are physically…

Discovery item

Mentally demanding tasks are more difficult to handle at home

Is it a bad move to try mentally demanding work tasks at home? DainisZegners used online chess tournament data and AI to assess this

Courses

Big Data and Business Analytics

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME012
  • Level: Master, Master, Master

Strategy and Economics of Platforms

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME131
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

BAM Master Thesis & Internship

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMMTBAM
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

BIM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTBIM
  • Level: Master

BAM Master Thesis & Internship

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BMMTIBAM
  • Level: Master

BIM Thesis Clinic

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMRM1BIM
  • Level: Master

Past courses

Business Architecture and Transformation

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM03BIM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

BIM Research Methods I - Old style

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05BIM
  • ECTS: 2