prof. dr. J.C.J.M. van den Bergh

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+31 20 59 86090
9a-64, 4a-33
faculteit der economische wetenschappen en bedrijfskunde ( ruimtelijke economie ), faculteit der aard- en levenswetenschappen ( dep. environmental economics )
Extraordinary Professor

Brief résumé

Jeroen van den Bergh is ICREA research professor at Autonomous University of Barcelona and professor of Environmental & Resource Economics at VU University Amsterdam. From 1997-2007 he was full professor of environmental economics in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and (since 2002) also in the Institute for Environmental Studies, both at VU University Amsterdam.

He holds a Master's degree in econometrics (specialization operations research) from University of Tilburg, and a PhD in economics from VU University Amsterdam. He is elected fellow of Tinbergen Institute Research School and NAKE.

He was awarded the Royal/Shell Prize 2002 for research on 'Sustainable Development, Environment and Resources'; was a member of the Energy Council of the Netherlands; is on the editorial board of 5 international journals; and has contributed to 7 monographs and more than 80 journal articles.

Research activities

Environmental and resource economics
Ecological Economics
Evolutionary economics and innovation studies
Spatial economics
Environmental science
Integrated modelling and assessment

Educational activities

No education in Amsterdam anymore, only at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.


(a selection of recent books)

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh, A. Faber, A.M. Idenburg and F.H. Oosterhuis (2007). Evolutionary Economics and Environmental Policy: Survival of the Greenest. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh, K.J. Button and P. Nijkamp (eds.) (2007). Environmental Planning. Classics in Planning, vol. 8. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh, J. Hoekstra, R. Imeson, P. Nunes and A. de Blaeij (2006). Economic Modeling and Policy Analysis of Exploited Marine Ecosystems. Springer, Dordrecht.

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh and M.A. Janssen (2005, eds.). Economics of Industrial Ecology: Use of Materials, Structural Change and Spatial Scales. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh, A. Barendregt and A. Gilbert (2004). Spatial Ecological-Economic Analysis for Wetland Management: Modelling and Scenario Evaluation of Land-Use. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

P.A.L.D. Nunes, J.C.J.M. van den Bergh and P. Nijkamp, (2003). The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity: Methods and Applications. Edward Elgar Publ., Cheltenham, UK.

J.C.J.M. van den Bergh (1999, ed.). Handbook of Environmental and Resource Economics. Edward Elgar Publ., Cheltenham, UK.

Personal webpage

Ancillary activities

ICREA - Unknown Barcelona, Spanje, 01 september 2007
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona - Professor associat Barcelona, Spanje, 01 oktober 2007
Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 06 februari 2017