Applying an Economic Calculus to Knowledge


Profile PictureDr. van den Berg is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University, Orillia, Canada.

He successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis (abstract, full version) on the economics of vertical firm boundary location using a knowledge-based view of the firm, in 2008, at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Chun Wei Choo and Dr. Brian S. Silverman.

Dr. van den Berg is a graduate (with distinction, Dean's Honour List) of the Schulich School of Business' MBA program (York University). He also graduated (first in his class, with high distinction, and an Economics Option) from Wilfrid Laurier University's School of Business and Economics' Honours BBA program. Prior to commencing his doctoral studies, he served in successively more senior positions at an electrical utility, a financial institution, and an environmental services firm. He has also held public office as a Trustee on two separate school boards.