Prof. Imke Reimers, Ph.D.

Ehemaliger Visiting Fellow

Northeastern University


Imke Reimers is Associate Professor of Economics at Northeastern University in Boston. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota and was Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) before joining Northeastern.

Imke Reimers is broadly interested in the industrial organization of digital markets, information, and intellectual property. Her research focuses on two specific questions: Firstly, how does intellectual property policy affect access to information? Secondly, how does information technology affect the functioning and efficiency of markets? Her published work includes I. Reimers, ‘Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing’, in American Economic Journal, Microeconomics, 11 (October 2019) No. 3: 257–284; I. Reimers and B.R. Shiller, ‘The Impacts of Telematics on Competition and Consumer Behavior in Insurance’, in Journal of Law and Economics, 62 (2019); I. Reimers and C. C. Xie, ‘Do Coupons Expand or Cannibalize Revenue’, in Management Science, 65 (2019).

Imke Reimers is a member of the CAS Research Group "Platforms as Organizational Forms" of Prof. Dr. Tobias Kretschmer.