Niels Philipsen studied Economics (with a specialization in competition policy) at Maastricht University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree on the thesis “Regulation of and by pharmacists in the Netherlands and Belgium: An economic approach” at the UM Faculty of Law. Philipsen is Associate Professor in Law and Economics at the Maastricht European Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO), where he is also Vice-Director (0.8 FTE). In July 2016 he was appointed extraordinary Professor of Shifts in Private and Public Regulation at the Erasmus School of Law (0.2 FTE); and in November 2016 he was appointed Adjunct Professor of the School of Law and Economics at the China University of Political Science and Law.
Philipsen conducted research for inter alia the European Commission, OECD, several Dutch ministries and the International Bar Association. He also worked as temporary agent for the European Commission (DG Competition), and was a visiting researcher at Peking University and the University of Illinois. From January 2013 until April 2016 he was a member of the FP7 Collaborative Project EFFACE (EU action to fight environmental crime). Philipsen wrote several books and articles.
Erasmus School of Law
- Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
- Niels Philipsen (2022) - Splitting up Big Tech companies? Let’s think about the consequences! - [link]
- Niels Philipsen (2021) - The importance of academic collaboration with China - [link]
- Niels Philipsen & Michael Faure (2021) - The role of private insurance in governing work-related risks: A law and economics perspective - Zeitschrift Für Sozialreform/Journal of Social Policy Research, 66 (3), 285-316 - doi: 10.1515/zsr-2020-0013
- Michael Faure, R Germani, Niels Philipsen & A Castaldo (2020) - Does money laundering affect environmental crime? A case study on Italian regions
- Niels Philipsen, L Wang, X Wang & FN Piro (2020) - The effect of competitive public funding on scientific output: A comparison between China and the EU . Research Evaluation, 1-13. [rvaa023]. https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvaa023 - Research Evaluation, 2020 (September), 1-13 - doi: 10.1093/reseval/rvaa023 - [link]
- Michael Faure & Niels Philipsen (2020) - Standardisation from a law and economics perspective - doi: 10.4337/9781789902952.00013
- Niels Philipsen (2019) - Invited discussant
- Niels Philipsen (2019) - Discussant for lecture of Romain Juston and Marion Del Sol on ‘The Entry of Health Insurers into the Occupational Health Sector: A Privatization of Occupational Risk Control?’
- Michael Faure & Niels Philipsen (2019) - Lecture on ‘The Role of Private Insurance in Governing Work-Related Risks: A Law and Economics Perspective’
- Niels Philipsen (2019) - Invited discussant and chair in one of the sessions
- Niels Philipsen (2021) - Protecting societal interests in corporate takeovers: a comparative analysis of the regulatory framework in the U.K., Germany and China
- Niels Philipsen (2021) - Vulnerabilities, Cybersecurity, and the Role of Law and Regulation herein
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - Smart mixes of Regulation: An academic perspective
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - Financial Instruments and their Proportionality and Consistency under EU Law
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - Summer Course "Law and Economics: Lessons for the Design of Efficient Regulation"
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - Should Wealth and Income Inequality Be a Competition Concern?
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - The Future of Law and Economics
- Niels Philipsen (2021) - Researching Discrimination in E-Commerce and Online Advertising (webinar)
- Niels Philipsen (2021) - The Quest for Product Safety in the Context of 3D Printing: A Law and Economics Analysis’
- NJ (Niels) Philipsen (2021) - Economische analyse van regulering
- Start date approval
- december 2017
- End date approval
- december 9999
- Vice-Director METRO + Assoc. prof + ITN proj.man.