This page is about the courses I give, research done by my students and innovation in education.

PhD and PDEng students

Tije van Casteren

PhD-research on "Predicting the effects of online environments on peoples renewable energy choices"

Taanis Karigar

PDEng research on "Digital behavioural co-creation tool for social tenants. Make a choice: energy retrofitting"

Vincent Roberdel.

PhD-research on "Effects of energy transition on economic behaviour and energy poverty in the social housing sector"


Housing markets and strategies (urban economics) (Eindhoven)

This 8 weeks master course teaches urban economics models and main econometric techniques used to test them. Some 30 articles from top general interest and field journals are studied in the course.

Housing portfolio management (Eindhoven)

This 16 weeks master course teaches long term (financial) planning for a real estate manager.

Cost-benefit analysis: principles and examples (guest lecture)

This guest lecture I give a couple of times per year to civil servants and master students in economics to introduce them to the practice of the cost-benefit analysis.

Cases in policy evaluation (Rotterdam)

This 8 weeks master course teaches quantitative methods for ex ante and ex post policy evaluation. I give the part that has to do with cost-benefit analysis.

Grants for innovation in education.

2018-2019. Blended feedback. 15.6K

2017. Interdisciplinary education through active learning: introducing Economics and Econometrics into engineering education by means of active learning. 20K

Student theses

23-06-2021 Slawik Khatchatrian. How to increase participation of social tenants in energy renovation of social housing. Summary Dutch. Summary English.Thesis.

13-08-2019 Benjamin Dijsselbloem. Parking policies in Dutch cities: An economic and land use approach. Summary. Thesis.

23-04-2019 Stephan Kerperien. Preferences of social tenants in energy efficiency investments and the effect of information provision. Summary. Thesis.

28-03-2019 Angelo van Vlaenderen. Demand and Supply of senior housing; A study using NVM data. Summary. Thesis.

13-09-2018 Nick van Gils. Spatial segregation: a data science approach. Summary. Thesis.