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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 1.207

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1993 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Daan van Soest is an environmental economist who focuses on using behavioral insights and (field-) experimental methods to assess and improve the effectiveness of environmental policy making – in developed countries, and also in developing countries. 

Career

Appointments:

  • Since September 2013: Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Tilburg Sustainability Center;
  • January 2009 - August 2013: Professor of Environmental Economics at VU University Amsterdam (0.6 fte);
  • June 2006 - August 2013: Associate Professor, Tilburg University (0.4 fte from Jan. 1, 2009, onwards);
  • July 1998 - May 2006: Assistant Professor at Tilburg University (tenured since Jan. 1, 2004);
  • October 1997 - June 1998:Economic Advisor to the General Secretary of ATIBT, Association Technique des Bois Tropicaux, Paris. Coordination of sustainable forest management projects in tropical rainforests;
  • September 1993 - September 1997: Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Economics at Groningen University (The Netherlands).

Current courses

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PhD supervision

 

(Co)supervisor of PhD theses:

- Rahel Kitessa (with E.C.M. van der Heijden; May 22, 2018);

- Justin Dijk (with J.H. Ansink; July 2, 2015);

- Haki Pamuk (with E,H. Bulte; September 9, 2014);

- Jan Stoop (with Ch. Noussair; March 16, 2011);

- Andries Richter (with J. Grasman; March 4, 2011);

- Jetske Bouma (with A.J. de Zeeuw and E.H. Bulte; February 1, 2008)

Keywords

  • Environmental Economics
  • Social Dilemmas
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable Development
  • Experimental Economics
  • Social Innovation

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gadoid fishery Earth & Environmental Sciences
asymmetric information Earth & Environmental Sciences
community resource management Earth & Environmental Sciences
experiment Social Sciences
social dilemma Social Sciences
complementarity Earth & Environmental Sciences
social capital Earth & Environmental Sciences
natural resource Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2019

Behavioural perspectives on subsistence entrepreneurship in an emerging market

Rüschenpöhler, J., 2019, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 238 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
File
Aspiration
Emerging markets
Entrepreneurship
Subsistence
Micro-enterprises

Inleiding

van Soest, D., Gerlagh, R. & Smulders, S., 1 Nov 2018, Klimaatbeleid: Kosten, Kansen en Keuzes. van Soest, D. P., Smulders, J. A. & Gerlagh, R. (eds.). Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staatshuishoudkunde, Vol. Preadviezen 2018. p. 6-7 (Preadviezen van de Koninklijke Vereniging voor Staathuishoudkunde).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Lessen voor het Nederlandse klimaatbeleid

van Soest, D., Gerlagh, R. & Smulders, S., 1 Nov 2018, Klimaatbeleid: Kosten, Kansen en Keuzes. van Soest, D. P., Smulders, J. A. & Gerlagh, R. (eds.). Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staatshuishoudkunde, Vol. Preadviezen 2018. p. 166-175 (Preadviezen van de Koninklijke Vereniging voor Staathuishoudkunde).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Open Access
File
Field experiment
Uniform price auction
Conservation
Trustworthiness
Payments for ecosystem services

Projects 2001 2015

The co-evolution of renewable natural resources and informal institutions, and the implications for government policy design

van Soest, D., Noussair, C. N., Stoop, J. T. R. & Vyrastekova, J.

23/05/061/09/10

Project: Research project

Biodiversity and economics for conservation

Bulte, E. H., Bargiacchi, R., van Soest, D. & Vyrastekova, J.

1/02/011/02/04

Project: Research project