Jens Prüfer is Director of the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia’s School of Economics, Associate Professor at Tilburg University's Department of Economics, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Competition Policy (CCP). His research focuses on institutional and organizational questions, applying economic methodology to a broad set of disciplines, including law, management, political science, history, religious studies, and computer science. He studied Economics and Chinese studies in Tübingen (Germany) and Singapore and holds a PhD in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt. Jens Prüfer is a member of the expert group to the EU Observatory on the Online Platform Economy. He is the editor of sioe.org, the website of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics, where he also regularly blogs, and a Mercator Fellow at the University of Passau (“Digital Platform Ecosystems”).