prof. dr. C.A.A.M. Withagen

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school of business & economics ( ruimtelijke economie )
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Brief resumé

Cees Withagen (1950) got his master’s degree at Tilburg University in 1974 in Econometrics with a specialisation in mathematical economics. In 1984 he got his PhD degree at Tilburg University (cum laude). Currently, he is professor of environmental economics at VU University Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. He is also fellow of Tinbergen Institute and CentER (Tilburg University).

Research activities

Resource economics, environmental economics and international trade, sustainability, green income accounting, backstop technologies, Porter's hypothesis, evolutionary economics

Educational activities

Environmental economics (classes and thesis supervision)



"Too much coal, too little oil", forthcoming in Journal of Public Economics (co-author Rick van der Ploeg).

"Inciting protocols", forthcoming in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (co-authors Thijs dekker, Herman Vollebergh and Frans de Vries).

“On resource stocks and welfare in the dominant firm model”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59, pp. 109-114, 2010 (co-authors Hassan Benchekroun and Alex Halsema).

“On nonrenewable resource oligopolies: the asymmetric case”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33, pp. 1867-1879, 2009 (co-authors Hassan Benchekroun and Alex Halsema).

"Savings growth and the path of utility", Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 40, pp. 703-713, 2007 (co-author Kirk Hamilton)

"Constant savings rates and quasi-arithmetic population growth under exhaustible resource constraints", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 53, pp. 213-229, 2007 (with Geir Asheim, Wolfgang Buchholz, John Hartwick en Tapan Mitra).

Full list of publications

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Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 06 februari 2017