Derck Koolen is an academic researcher with a PhD in Energy Economics at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and is affiliated as a visiting research fellow with the London Business School. His research focuses on a quantitative analysis of strategic decision making, risk preferences and sequential pricing in decarbonizing power markets with renewable energy sources. Following a multi-method approach, the impact of a high integration of intermittent renewable energy sources is assessed in terms of rationales for forward trading, the value of flexibility and market efficiency in relation to the design of electricity markets. Derck has been a visiting scholar at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley and Warrington College of Business, University of Florida.
Derck is involved in teaching courses for MBA and MSc students and has supervised over 20 master thesis projects with practical relevance. He has served as an advisor for RSM teams in international business case competitions and has experience as freelance writer and consultant offering expertise in energy and climate economics, power market design, and technology & innovation policy. Derck holds a Master's degree in Energy Engineering from the University of Leuven and has worked as an energy economist for a German grid operator.
Derck Koolen, Lei Qiu & Wolf Ketter (2016) - Decision Making under Information Revelation Policies in Electricity Markets - 2016 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence (WCBI)
Derck Koolen (2018) - Forward Trading and the Value of Flexibility in Sequential Electricity Markets with Increasing Intermittent Supply - In Proceedings of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) 2018 International Conference
Derck Koolen, DW Bunn, Wolf Ketter & A Gupta (2018) - Renewable Technology Non-Neutrality and Information Asymmetries in Decarbonizing Power Markets. - In 29th Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE-18)
Derck Koolen, Ronald Huisman & Wolf Ketter (2017) - The Electricity Forward Price with Increasing Intermittent Supply - In 2017 International Conference on Energy Finance
Derck Koolen, Lei Qiu, Wolf Ketter & A Gupta (2017) - Market Efficiency and Design in Electricity Markets Integrating Renewable Energy: Theory and Simulation - In 2017 Winter Conference on Business Analytics (WCBA)
Derck Koolen, Ronald Huisman & Wolf Ketter (2016) - Risk and Decision Making for Electricity Forward Markets with Volatile Resources - In -