Özlem Bedre Defolie

Özlem Bedre Defolie

Italy, Florence
Chaired Professor at European University Institute
Profession: Academic / Scholar
Industry: Academia


Özlem is a full-professor at EUI Florence (on leave from ESMT Berlin). She is a CEPR Research Fellow, a MaCCI Research Fellow, and part-time Associate Professor at the University of Bergen. She is an Associate Editor at the RAND Journal of Economics, co-editor at the International Journal of Industrial Organization. Özlem's research areas are microeconomic theory and industrial organisation, antitrust and regulation economics of multi-sided platforms, digital markets, and multiproduct firms.


English, French, Turkish


Digital MarketsRegulationCompetition PolicyE-Commerce


European University Institute

Chaired Professor at European University Institute

September 2023 - Present • Florence, Italy

Joint Chair in Microeconomics at the Economics Department and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies


Toulouse School of Economics

PhD in Economics

Bogazici University, Istanbul

BA in Economics and BSc in Mathematics

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