Thomas Peeters is an associate professor at the department of Applied Economics of the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), where he runs the Erasmus Center for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE). He is a research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and a member of the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (ERIM). He teaches courses on firm strategy, industrial organization and sports economics in the ESE's Economics and Business program. Thomas studies questions on the intersection of strategy economics, innovation, industrial organization and sports economics. His work has appeared in journals such as Management Science, Economic Policy, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Global Strategy Journal and the International Journal of Forecasting. In 2019, Erasmus School of Economics recognized his efforts for research dissemination with the "Societal Impact Award". Before joining Erasmus, he obtained a PhD in applied economics at the University of Antwerp. He has worked as a PhD-fellow at the Flanders Research Foundation and visiting research fellow at the University of Michigan.