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Dr Matthew Olczak

Economics and Strategy Group

Matt Olczak

I joined Aston Business School in September 2009 shortly after submitting my PhD thesis on ‘Firm Numbers, Asymmetries and Competition’, undertaken at the University of East Anglia under the supervision of Professor Stephen Davies. I also previously worked as a Research Associate at the University of East Anglia ESRC Centre for Competition Policy.

Position: Lecturer
Phone: +44(0)121 204 3107
Email: m.olczak@aston.ac.uk 
Room: SW1017 

CV

 

 

  • Post Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice in Higher Education, Aston University, 2011
  • PhD Economics, University of East Anglia, 2009
  • MA Industrial Economics, University of East Anglia, 2002
  • BA Economics, University of East Anglia, 2001
  • 2009 - to date: Lecturer, Economics & Strategy Group, Aston Business School
  • 2002 - 2009: Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia

Main supervisor for Joseph Bromfield - Maverick firms
Support supervisor for Yupu Lin - Cross-border mergers and acquisitions under the context of globalisation

Available to supervise students in industrial organisation and competition policy. 

Undergraduate teaching:

  • Vertical restraints
  • Recommended retail prices
  • Merger policy
  • Tacit and explicit collusion
  • Using technology to enhance learning and teaching (see video)
  • Main supervisor for Joseph Bromfield - Maverick firms
  • Support supervisor for Yupu Lin - Cross-border mergers and acquisitions under the context of globalisation
  • Available to supervise students in industrial organisation and competition policy. 
  •  Associate Member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy http://competitionpolicy.ac.uk/
  • European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, Network of Industrial Economists, Fellow of Higher Education Academy. 

Learning and Teaching

Work in Progress

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research