Prof.dr. Eric E.C. van Damme is Professor of Economics at the CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, The Netherlands and founding director of TILEC (Tilburg Law and Economics Center). His research interests involve game theory, auction theory, economic theory, competition policy and regulation, experimental economics, bounded rationality and bargaining. Before coming to Tilburg, Eric van Damme had been affiliated with the Technical University of Delft (The Netherlands), the JL Kellog School of Management at Northwestern University (Evanston, USA) and the economics department of the University of Bonn (Germany). He has written numerous books and articles on a range of topics involving game theory. Eric van Damme is a fellow of the Econometric Society. He has been member of the Council of the European Economic Association. From 1999 till 2008 Eric held the position of secretary and treasurer of the Game Theory Society. Eric van Damme has extensively consulted to firms and the government in his area of expertise, and acted as an advisor for firms in several spectrum auctions.