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Dr Paul Koster

VU Amsterdam

Paul Koster (1983) works as an assistant professor at the Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He graduated at this department in Economics in 2007 and obtained his PhD in 2012 on a thesis entitled “The cost of travel time variability for air and car travellers”. He is also affiliated as a research fellow at the Tinbergen Institute. His research focuses on experimental valuation and the regulation of externalities. He is an expert in the design and development of novel experiments to support public policy decisions that allow for the inclusion of broader values of citizens. He works on explaining and understanding choice behavior using advanced discrete choice econometrics and connects behavioural models to economic evaluation of public policies.