Wilfred Dolfsma

Professorial Fellow

  • Wilfred Dolfsma
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht , The Netherlands
    +31 (0)50 363 2789

    Biographical Statement

    Wilfred Dolfsma is based at the School of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen in The Netherlands, in addition to the UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). He is also Visiting Scholar at the University of Aberdeen Business School. His main interests are the issues of innovation and industry dynamics, and mainly at micro and meso levels. He investigates how existing knowledge is exchanged within and between firms, and how new knowledge emerges, and how this contributes to innovation.

    He is also interested in: consumption, consumption theory; law & economics (IPR); evolutionary, institutional & social economics; economic history & methodology;  media/entertainment industries.

    He is corresponding editor (editor-in-chief) of the Review of Social Economy, and recently received the Myrdal prize for best monograph, awarded by EAEPE (2006).

  • Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, 2010, Regulering en Innovatie op de zoetwarenmarkt, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 95(4585)
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, R. van der Eijk, R, K.J. McCarthy & J. Boukes, 2010, Industriebeleid en Marktdynamiek, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 95(4595): 373
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, J. Clary & H. Jensen, 2010, Sen on Public Policy: Private Incentives, Public Virtues?, Review of Social Economy, 68(2): 227 – 236, 2010
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred & L. Leydesdorff, 2010, The Citation Field of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 20(5): 645-664
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, 2010, Social Systems Evolving, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 20(2): 313-9
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, 2007, Overheidsfalen in een Beregelde Economie, Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 92(4513), 411-411
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, 2007, Eigen Schuld of Risico’s Delen, De Helling, 20(1), 30-31
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, 2007, De Innovatievoucher nader bekeken, Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 92(4515), 476-476
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred & R. McMaster, 2007, Revisiting Institutionalist Law and Law and Economics – The Inadequacy of the Chicago School: the Case of Personal Bankruptcy Law, Journal of Economic Issues, 41(2), 557-566
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred & R. Nahuis, 2006, Media & Economics: Uneasy Bedfellows?, De Economist – Netherlands Economic Review, vol. 154, nr. 1, pp. 107-124
    • Dolfsma, Wilfred, L. Leydesdorff & G. van der Panne, 2006, Measuring the Knowledge Base of an Economy in terms of Relations among ‘Technology, Organization, and Territory, Research Policy, 35: 2, pp. 181-199