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Bio

Daan van Soest is professor of environmental economics (Department of Economics and CentER), and Academic Director of the Tilburg Sustainability Center.  He has worked on a wide variety of topics within environmental economics, such as renewable natural resource management, energy economics, and environmental policy design. His research is both theoretical and empirical in nature, and he also uses field experiments to gain insight into the behavioral aspects of (un)sustainable resource use. He publishes his work in specialized field journals in environmental economics as well as in general interest economics journals. He has served as associate editor for Environmental and Resource Economics, and as co-editor-in-chief of Resource and Energy Economics.

Expertise

Environmental and natural resource economics, experimental economics, behavioral economics, climate economics, development economics.

Teaching

Environmental  and resource economics (BSc and MSc), development economics (RM)

Courses

Recent publications

  1. Toward an understanding of the welfare effects of nudges - Evidence f…

    Bulte, E. H., List, J. A., & van Soest, D. (Accepted/In press). Toward an understanding of the welfare effects of nudges: Evidence from a field experiment in the workplace. Economic Journal.
  2. Transparency and Financial Inclusion - Experimental Evidence from Mob…

    Dalton, P., Pamuk, H., Ramrattan, R., van Soest, D., & Uras, B. (2019). Transparency and Financial Inclusion: Experimental Evidence from Mobile Money (revision of CentER DP 2018-042). (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2019-032). Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research.
  3. On the role of group size in tournaments - Theory and evidence from l…

    List, J. A., van Soest, D., Stoop, J. T. R., & Zhou, H. (Accepted/In press). On the role of group size in tournaments: Theory and evidence from lab and field experiments. Management Science.
  4. Payment Technology Adoption and Finance - A Randomized-Controlled-Tri…

    Dalton, P., Pamuk, H., Ramrattan, R., van Soest, D., & Uras, B. (2018). Payment Technology Adoption and Finance: A Randomized-Controlled-Trial with SMEs. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2018-042). CentER, Center for Economic Research.
  5. Payment Technology Adoption by SMEs - Experimental Evidence from Keny…

    Dalton, P., Pamuk, H., van Soest, D., Ramrattan, R., & Uras, B. (2018). Payment Technology Adoption by SMEs: Experimental Evidence from Kenya's Mobile Money. (DFID Working Paper). Tilburg: Tilburg University.

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