Dr. Veikko Thiele
|Title: Assistant Professor
Subject: Business Economics
Specialty: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Organizational Economics, Applied Contract Theory
Office: Goodes Hall Room 234
Dr. Veikko Thiele is Assistant Professor of Business Economics at Queen's School of Business. His main research focuses on entrepreneurship and the market for venture capital. In another stream of his research, Dr. Thiele examines performance evaluations and the efficient design of incentive schemes in organizations. His work has been published or is forthcoming in academic journals including the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and Labour Economics.
Before he joined Queen's in the summer of 2009, Dr. Thiele was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, where he was nominated for the Commerce Undergraduate Society's Teaching Excellence Award in 2008. Dr. Thiele received his PhD in Economics from Humboldt University Berlin in 2006.