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- faculteit der economische wetenschappen en bedrijfskunde ( ruimtelijke economie )
- Assistant Professor
Brief resumeEric Pels graduated in economics at the VU University Amsterdam in 1994. He worked as a junior researcher at the Economics and Social Institute in 1994, and as a junior researcher at the department of Spatial Economics. From 1996 to 2000, he worked as an assistant researcher at the department of Spatial Economics and the Tinbergen Institute. In that period, he finished his dissertation entitled "Airport economics and policy: efficiency, competition, and interaction with airlines". He currently has a post-doc position at the department of Spatial Economics.
Research activitiesAviation economics, transport economics, transport and the environment
PublicationsPels, E., P. Nijkamp and P. Rietveld (2003), 'Inefficiencies and scale economies of European airport operations', Transportation Research, 39E, 341-361.
Pels, E., P. Nijkamp and P. Rietveld (2003), 'Access to and Competition between Airports: a case study for the San Francisco Bay Area', Transportation Research, 37A(1), 71-83.
Pels, E., P. Nijkamp and P. Rietveld (2000),' Airport and airline competition for passengers departing from a large metropolitan area', Journal of Urban Economics, 48, 29-45.
Pels, E., P. Nijkamp and P. Rietveld (2000), 'A note on the optimality of airline networks, Economics Letters', 69(3), 429-434. See also Economics Letters, 70(1), 145.
Pels, E. and P. Rietveld (2000), 'Cost functions in transport, Handbook of transport modelling', eds. Button, K.J. and D. Hensher, pp. 321-333, Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Bijdrage aan onderzoek luchthaventarieven Schiphol
Institutions in the U.S. aviation market
Congestion pricing at transport nodes
Civil Aviation Authority
Airport Cost function estimation
Airport Benchmarking Project
Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 06 februari 2017